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Accounting Manager

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job # 9827533
Date Posted: 08-28-2017
Title:  Accounting Manager 
Salary: $85,000- $100,000
Location: San Diego, CA
A leading Defense company is seeking an Accounting Manager to develop and lead their accounting department. 
  • Oversee and direct all aspects of the Accounting unit/shared services environment
  • Manage the Accounting staff in the collection, processing, summarizing, analyzing and reporting of all accounting and financial activities of the company
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close; ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Manage strategic accounting and finance projects within the Accounting Department
  • Track and report costs; take proactive measures to communicate issues on a timely basis
  • Develops more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Develop team, including hiring, work allocation, training, development and problem resolution; evaluate performance and make recommendations for personnel actions; motivate, coach and mentor employees
  • Calculate Cost of Goods Sold monthly by utilizing program metrics
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports to upper management, including special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information; complete regulatory reports as required
  • Prepare monthly Account Analyses that support the balance sheet
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Recommend and implement all internal controls for the Accounting unit
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proven leadership experience
  • US GAAP, FAR, IFRS (preferred) and CAS; strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel
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