Develop and achieve operational objectives, such as preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining GL system improvements and implementing changes.
The Accounting Manager will report to the Director of Financial Reporting and will be responsible for areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting including the month-end close process, general ledger systems, timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas which may include M&A.
Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly. Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
Ultimately responsible for the successful integration of decentralized payroll and benefits processing into Merkle corporate teams. Including communications, systems setup, W-2 migration, tax filings follow ups and all other aspects of payroll integration.
Develops processes and delivers appropriate training for iT; conducts budget reviews and partners with iT leaders to ensure they are knowledgeable about their budgets and impacts/potential impacts due to changes.
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure. Participate in all activities of monthly, quarterly and year end close to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
Manage the planning and direction of departmental activities related to general accounting functions and preparation of reports and statistics reflecting earnings, profits, cash balances, and other financial results.