Accounting Manager

Kastle Systems
Falls Church, VA
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Join the leader in providing smarter solutions for a safer world. The property technology space is growing rapidly, and Kastle Systems is leading the way. Kastle Systems is the premier provider of property technology solutions, with a track record of introducing innovative technologies to serve over 460M square feet of real estate globally. Clients span the commercial and multifamily real estate, education, and construction industries and the customers they serve. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an innovative leader to come in and have an immediate impact. The Accounting Manager will lead a team responsible for the general ledger, cash receipt application and accounts payable functions. The Accounting Manager will assist in the preparation of the monthly financial statement reporting package and will be responsible for reviewing general ledger account reconciliations and analyses to ensure timely close and overall compliance with US GAAP. They will be required to apply technical accounting knowledge to aid in the analysis and preparation of financial reports as needed. This position will also collaborate with department managers and other accounting staff within the organization to ensure accurate reporting and consolidation of responsibilities. Responsibilities: Review preliminary drafts of financial statements for assigned Kastle regions to identify and resolve significant variations to budget/projection prior to distribution.Review monthly account reconciliations prepared by the general ledger team within the closing deadline schedule.Serve as accounting department liaison for assigned departments, ensuring inquiries are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.Oversee accounts payable function by providing guidance to AP staff and resolve escalated accounts payable issues as they arise.Manage administration of corporate credit card program.Enforce adherence to corporate expense policy.Responsible for debt accounting including preparation of monthly debt roll-forward and accounting for deferred finance fees.Job costing for installation projects as well as monthly reconciliation of inventory and calculation of inventory obsolescence.Calculation of monthly intercompany sales, cost of sales, and intercompany profit in inventory between CheckVideo and other Kastle regions.Monthly review of Kastle Australia financial statements and foreign currency translationOversee sales tax compliance. Reviews sales tax and business license returns for the various geographical areas in which Kastle operates.Preparation and review of schedules for the annual financial statement audit and income tax returns. Work with auditors to answer questions as needed.Support external tax team with income tax compliance including ownership and maintenance of the work papers for Kastle Holding Company income tax returns.Other reporting requirements and Ad hoc projects related to general ledger and corporate accounting as assigned. Qualifications: BS in Accounting, CPA preferred.2-3 years of public accounting experience (Big 4 experience preferred).3-5 years of progressive experience in general ledger accounting.Prior managerial experience required.Required Skills:Strong technical accounting knowledge and application of US GAAP.Ability to identify key accounting and control risk areas and recommend/implement changes to mitigate accounting and control risks.Strong attention to detail with a critical degree of accuracy.Able to work well under pressure.Exhibit professional demeanor and leadership skills.Ability to work independently.High degree of self-motivation.Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills with the desire to increase/improve productivity and efficiency.Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.Advance knowledge of general ledger and other accounting/reporting systems. Experience working in ERP environment preferred. Exemplary MS-Excel skills and experience working in excel with large data sets.Orientation to serve both external and internal customers. #LI-MS1

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