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Management Accountant

Company: EDL
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The Role and Responsibilities:

The Management Accountant is responsible to produce timely, accurate financial accounts for the North American Operations together with the integrity of the balance sheet, accounting system and internal controls within the business. Also, required to work with the North American Operations and Project Delivery teams to produce monthly forecasts and job costing reports and assist with preparation of the annual budget.

WIP Project Management and reporting on a weekly and monthly basis
Review of capital approval documentation and create of projects in accounting system
Monthly WIP roll forward and fixed assets maintenance (creation/disposal/transfer)
WIP project cashflow reporting
Update Working capital schedule
Prepare and post monthly depreciation journals including IFRS
Upload cash receipt journals
Apply cash received from customers
Prepare journal entries for direct bank activity
Reconcile bank accounts, inventory, and fixed asset registers
Payroll accruals
Assist with monthly forecast and annual budget preparations
File documentation in accordance with company policy
Retrieve documentation to support internal and external audits
Deliver training programs to employees and managers in the areas of project costing, finance, and Capex approvals systems
Liaise with operations management and teams on a regular basis to ensure understanding of business issues and relevant solutions are defined and implemented.
Liaise with line management and provide counsel and support to relevant stakeholders in relation to general finance matters
Work with Group finance team in sharing learnings and implementing improvements in finance systems and processes for the business.
Remain abreast of accounting policies as relevant to North American (USA/Canada) Operations
Provide financial analysis to operations team and Group Finance as required
Provide backup to the Management Accountant-Operations position during periods of absence

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
2-6 years' experience working in a high-performance finance team meeting strict reporting deadlines
Experience in using Pronto Accounting and Hyperion Reporting Tools or Similar
Strong Excel Skills
Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail and well planned
Consultative approach to work
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Understanding of business operations
Coaching and influencing skills
Ability to identify business improvement opportunities

Keywords: EDL, East Lansing , Management Accountant, Executive , East Lansing, Michigan

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