Accounting Manager

HunterLab, Inc.
Reston, VA
Jul 27, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Full Time
HunterLab is currently seeking an Accounting Manager. The ideal candidate should have strong leadership and influencing skills, as well as relationship building and collaboration, judgment, teamwork, people management, and the ability to work with various partners to maintain strong overall administration of the general accounting processes. This person must be a hands-on manager and self-starter, able to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. Job Summary The Accounting Manager is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, ongoing financial modeling and annual budget plan, tax and regulatory requirements, maintenance of all accounting records, payroll systems and processes, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets to mitigate risk, insure the accuracy of the company's financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and/or international financial reporting standards. Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Oversee the accounting operations and manage the day-to-day activities of the accounting department. Support and develop the accounting team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity. Develop and monitor annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and month-end reporting of financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow) including variance analysis in an accurate and timely manner. Consolidate financial records for all Global Divisions, from multiple general ledger systems, reporting results to internal and external stakeholders including year-end audits. Manage and provide company financial information to meet the requirements of external audit reviews for company financials, valuation, and ESOP requirements. Review and manage all month-end, quarter-end financial close process, journal entries, P&L reconciliations and supporting workpapers timely. Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation. Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with Federal, local, state, appropriate GAAP standards, regulatory requirements, and international standards. Develop and manage best methods to ensure intercompany transactions with Global Divisions meet all standards. Manage all accounting operations, processes and systems including financial statements, general accounting, cost accounting, tax compliance, Payroll, Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, revenue recognition, ongoing banking relationships, monitor COGS and Inventory levels to improve controls and drive efficiency. Perform analytical review on a routine basis to identify cost variances, identify root causes and implement cost improvements. Develop and manage gross margin tracking and monitoring processes by product line and region to drive bottom line profitability improvements. Manage and drive cash flow performance by employing best practices to maximize use of company assets. Manage ongoing 3rd party relationships for maximum efficiency. Ensure appropriate legal review of contracts, NDA's, etc., and solicit external legal advice as required. Review financials of preferred vendors and customers. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field. 8-10 years of relevant accounting experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager. Proven knowledge of bookkeeping including budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Experience with financial consolidation of international locations. Superior data management and financial data analysis skills with ability to manipulate and analyze large data sets using advanced Excel skills. Additional Beneficial Qualifications Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license highly preferred. Experience with accounting software, ERP systems and databases (MS Dynamics preferred). Experience with a growing global company a plus. Experience with transitioning ERP Systems. Experience working in both the private and public sectors. Proven experience with a full range of accounting functions, with a focus on streamlining the processes. There's a reason HunterLab is an industry leader in color science. For over 65 years we have been pioneering in color measurement offering innovative solutions that simply and accurately measure color and appearance just as the eye sees it, so you know it's right every time. As leaders of innovations and the authority on accurate and consistent color measurement, HunterLab has all the tools, resources, and guidance to help you see things accurately. HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

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