Frisco, TX

Degree with current and very broad general accounting (also Tax, Reporting, IT, etc) management experience required.  Experience in a hands-on, fast-paced environment required. 

Position Summary:
A dynamic, rapidly growing, entrepreneurial company where all key employees are both leaders and do-ers.  In the same way, the Accounting Manager is a hands-on position that involves managing the Accounting and Finance function, while personally performing many functions ranging from journal entries to financial reporting and all levels in between.  Further, this individual, leveraging primary access to financial and business information from the Finance area, will report directly to the CFO and have duties involving a mix of month-end close functions, cash management, technical analysis, and business support. The individual will also serve as a key business partner in providing business information and strategic support to Operations (from planning to inventory management), Sales (from planning to sales analysis to customer support), and Marketing (from budget support to program tracking). 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise Accounting and Administration personnel; including A/P, Collections, etc.
  • Develop, monitor, and document accounting and financial reporting SOPs and Internal Controls
    • Manage closing processes and procedures, including decision rules and periodic entries
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting to Management, Bank, and Shareholders
    • Ownership of monthly financial closing activities, procedures, journal entries, and account reconciliations
    • Accountable for monthly general ledger account review and reconciliation, ensuring compliance and accuracy to company policy
    • Produce according to agreed-upon reporting calendar and ensures the accuracy of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Financial Statements
    • Complete and ensure accuracy of Bank compliance documentation
  • Manage cash
    • Monitor and review daily cash receipts, flows, and bank balances
    • Reconcile company bank accounts and maintain the daily cash balance reports
    • Oversee payables and vendor payment management process; review and sign off on check run in conjunction with CFO; ensure process and payments are in compliance with company policy
  • Manage banking relationships including online banking and the creation of wire transfers
  • Manage IT vendor and systems changes
    • New accounts payable and accounts receivable account set-ups
    • Review and approve accounts payable transactions and post accounts payable batches from the A/P Coordinator
  • Manage the Annual Audit process: coordinate timing, process, paperwork with independent CPA firm
  • Support Tax work:
    • Participate in and ensure accuracy of all tax filings
    • Review and respond to all IRS and state tax compliance including inquiries, notices, filings, and payments
  • Review, evaluate, and authorize all new customers and approve credit limit based on the company policy and based upon results of analysis and testing
  • Support CFO in conducting business analysis and strategic support to the CEO and rest of management team, including the development of budgets and forecasts, key metrics reports, and ad-hoc analysis such as inventory management, balance sheet dynamics, and revenue/expense analysis
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Maintain continuous internal and external lines of communication, keeping the CFO informed of all critical issues
  • Engage both senior and junior members of the organization – and facilitate cross-department collaboration to achieve strategic initiatives
  • Assist in developing the department’s strategy and plans to ensure that they are closely aligned with the company’s overall strategy and objectives
  • Contribute to the development of the company’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive work environment, exhibit and promote company values
  • Other duties as assigned by management, including attending departmental/cross-functional meetings as well as other miscellaneous company and departmental tasks as required

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA preferred)
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience; Big 4 and/or public accounting is a plus
  • MUST have prior experience in Accounting position, preferably in a consumer products environment
  • MUST have prior experience working with a financial ERP system (e.g., NetSuite, QuickBooks, Navision, SAP, Oracle)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Highly independent, with a desire to both manage and “do”…self reliant, good problem solver, results-oriented
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, exceptional organizational skills, and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with issues of accounting, finance, business analysis, strategy, working capital management, inventory, and operations
  • Must have current knowledge of GAAP accounting principles
  • Must be able to perform investigative accounting and experience with internal controls
  • Proven track record of success and development within a growing organization

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the prospective employee. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.