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Accounting Manager

Company: OtterBase
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Hybrid - 3 days on-site/ 2 days remote Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning and Execution: Develops, implements, and maintains the accounting management system by making and communicating key decisions regarding policy, procedure, and metrics.
  • Leadership: Directs and coordinates activities of accounting staff. Assigns responsibilities to roles, delegates' authority for accounting group members, and remains accountable.
  • Efficacy and Integrity: Assures accounting management system integrity and efficacy through review and reports on key performance metrics, notes opportunities for improvement and improves accounting management system.
  • Consultation: Assists other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that could have a financial impact on the organization.
  • Risk Mitigation: Ensures that all accounting processes align with GAAP and current financial regulations. Including but not limited to federal and MSU policies and regulations. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's):
    • Comprehensive understanding of GAAP standards and regulations.
    • Strong strategic-thinking skills with an ability address ideation, development, and execution of programs that are critical to the accounting system of the laboratory.
    • Demonstrated consultative approach: excellent communication and influencing skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing, with audiences at all management levels
    • Ability to analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources to identify themes and develop compelling recommendations
    • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office Suites, Accounting Management Systems, and/or Enterprise Resource Programs, accompanied by the aptitude to learn new or evolving software and systems.
    • Ability to support and uphold the values of the organization while balancing future liabilities and mitigating risk.Core Competencies
      • Produce quality work independently and present and report on findings
      • Manage and delegate multiple assignments and deliver quality analysis and work under time constrained deadlines
      • Develop, implement, and administer department system, policies, procedures, and metrics.
      • Enhance, interpret, and analyze new systems and project information
      • Lead responsibility for department (head), system (lead), and/or project (manager)
      • Analyze, identify, pursue, and implement new initiatives
      • Develop, record, analyze and present metrics to demonstrate efficacy and add-value of assigned work scope Desired Qualifications
        • More than six years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in research and/or government contracting environment supporting financial analysis, direct and indirect budget forecasting, and cash management
        • Master of Accounting or Master of Business Administration degree with coursework and/or certification in contracts
        • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
        • Experience with Accounting Management Systems and Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP).

Keywords: OtterBase, East Lansing , Accounting Manager, Executive , East Lansing, Michigan

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