Manager, Accounting Operations

Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA
Date Posted: 11-30-2017
Manage the Worldwide Tax and Treasury Management processes to ensure compliance with tax regulations and internal controls over cash assets.  Oversee a staff of 5 associates while ensuring timely and accurate execution of the Corporate Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Commission transactions of the company.   

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for Worldwide Tax process including the tax provision, annual tax return and IC-DISC, etc.
  • Manage the Worldwide Treasury processes that includes the debt covenants, cash forecasting and banking relationship, etc.
  • Provides continual, ongoing staff development for increased efficiency, performance, and job satisfaction.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Commissions data in the company’s records.  Reviews the integrity of the Payroll information recorded in the financials.
  • Plans, supervises and executes daily, weekly and month-end financial activities as it relates to Accounts Payable, Commissions and Accounts Receivable.   Proactively identify internal control weaknesses and develop specific action plans to control these areas.  Provide specific training to staff to ensure they fully understand the impact of these areas identified.
  • Review assigned accounts reconciliations and applicable monthly journal entries.
  • Coordinates and executes activities related to annual duties such as:  1099’s, reporting of fringe benefits to employees, profit performance bonus calculation.
  • Review Accounts Payable check vouchers for accuracy and timely payment of invoices.  Identify specific actions plans for internal control weaknesses through this review process.
  • Actively work with the Sales and Supply Group as it pertains to Accounts Receivable matters (timely disposition on general ledger posting of customer deductions, shortage issues, credit memos) and payable matters. 
  • Obtain a full understanding of the Mangrove General Ledger payroll interface and verify that journal entries accurately report the company’s payroll activity.
  • Manage the accounting for Product Liability on a worldwide basis.
  • Actively involved in the annual budget and forecast process.  Responsible for the review of a few departments.
  • Monthly review of departmental charges and meet with respective department heads related to financial results.
  • Responsible for the annual DPO, DSO goals and development of departmental metrics.
  • Develops unit cohesiveness and team spirit, coaching of staff members, provides challenging projects to staff to further develop their skills, preparation and feedback on staff reviews, monitors staff and departmental workloads.
  • Interacts with all levels of staff in answering a wide variety of accounting/financial inquiries.
  • Develops positive working relationships with internal and external customers. Promotes a positive image of the Finance Department. 
  • Displays Leadership Values:  intelligence, high energy and passion, intellectual curiosity, ability to multi-task, has high expectations of self and others and is humble.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting from an accredited university or equivalent. CPA, MBA, or CMA desirable.
  • 7-8 years in accounting; 5 years accounting in a major international manufacturing environment
  • 3-5 years management experience
  • Experience working with external tax accountants in an international environment.
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge and adaptable to large ERP systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong personal computer skills in a LAN workgroup environment.
  • Knowledgeable of integrated mainframe systems with cost, general ledger, payables, and receivable modules.
  • Has current knowledge of statutory payroll regulations.
  • Understands UCC as it relates to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Capable of standing, bending, walking, stooping, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching on a frequent basis.
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