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Accounting Manager in Atlanta, GA at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

We have been engaged by a $2B supply chain management company looking to bring on an Accounting Manager. This role will manage a team of 4 and all standard accounting manager responsibilities. Our client offers a very strong work life balance, and the ability to work from home sometimes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise, train and motivate accounting team members to expand the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.
  • Work with direct reports to establish goals and objectives for each year. Monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Lead the month-end close process and related accounting staff.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to ensure a high level of accuracy is being maintained.
  • Possess broad knowledge, initiative and ability to deal with complex financial issues. Use professional concepts to solve a wide range of difficult problems in practical ways.
  • Responsible for maintenance of accounts and records, general ledgers, financial reports, and balance sheets.
  • Assist with the execution of the financial statement audit.
  • Assist in identifying control and procedural gaps and remediating or establishing controls where needed.
  • Other duties and ad-hoc projects.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALITIES:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA license
  • 5+  years of experience accounting/finance experience
  • 2 + years of department management experience required
  • Expert knowledge of SAP
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization

Lucas Group is a nationwide executive search firm with practice groups across Accounting & Finance, IT, HR, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Logistics, Manufacturing and Military Transition. Please visit us at www.LucasGroup.com.