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Accounting Manager of Construction

Company:
Confidential
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary:
75k-85k + bonus
Posted:
November 07, 2016
Description:

Accounting Manager of Construction

Job Description:

Overview

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for providing financial and business analysis support for the Construction Department. The role will lead all financial forecasting and analysis activities for the division while partnering with IT and other Accounting divisions to provide a high level of support. The role requires a highly motivated and result-oriented individual with strong analytical skills, who should be comfortable with ambiguity, and use data-driven analysis to draw actionable insights and influence decision-makers. The position provides leadership and coordination in the operational accounting and related budgeting activities of the division and ensures that reported results comply with GAAP. The position leads all financial administration and fiscal management of a business unit and communicates any potential profitability or risk to the Construction Controller, while overseeing Accounting staff.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Review operational and construction budgets and analyze variances against budget and prior months’ costs

Design and issue regular reporting to Divisional leaders

Provide proactive analytics and reporting to improve forecasting, align results, draw insights and influence action

Analyze and develop new metrics/reports, looking for trends and discrepancies

Make suggestions regarding process improvements and assist with the implementation of new systems

Perform a variety of accounting and finance duties including reconciliations, assisting with financial analysis, and budgeting.

Manage the general ledger, monthly closing process and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP

Support the Controller with oversight of the accounting and finance functions

Guide, coach, and develop accounting team members to support growth of business unit accounting

IDEAL KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND EXPERIENCE:

Review operational and construction budgets and analyze variances against budget and prior months’ costs

Design and issue regular reporting to Divisional leaders

Provide proactive analytics and reporting to improve forecasting, align results, draw insights and influence action

Analyze and develop new metrics/reports, looking for trends and discrepancies

Make suggestions regarding process improvements and assist with the implementation of new systems

Perform a variety of accounting and finance duties including reconciliations, assisting with financial analysis, and budgeting.

Manage the general ledger, monthly closing process and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP

Support the Controller with oversight of the accounting and finance functions

Guide, coach, and develop accounting team members to support growth of business unit accounting

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

The Accounting Manager oversees the Construction Accountants.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

The Accounting Manager reports to the Assistant Construction Controller.

Are there flexible work hours? Yes

This position is: New Position

Is there a bonus structure? 10%

Who does this position report to? Construction Controller

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position? - Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting, Finance, or Business required - A minimum of 5 years of accounting or financial analyst experience - Previous experience within construction industry

What are the nice-to-have skills? - Timberline (Sage 300), ODBC, Office Connector, and Crystal Reports experience a plus