We are looking for an experienced CPA to join our team. Our company is growing and we are looking for someone with a great attitude to join this fantastic company. The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the activities of the overall general accounting function. Will oversee, implement, and maintain accounting systems, procedures, and policies. This position ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and acts as liaison between the company, government, client, and CPA auditors in providing required information and ensuring proper information is maintained.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assign and audit the work of the accounting staff to develop, implement and/or maintain one or a combination of generally accepted accounting systems.
Oversee basic accounting procedures (A/R, A/P, time billing, P/R, G/L, and tax payments)
Monitor and review all records of assets, liabilities, and other financial transitions.
Serve as company liaison with auditors, accounting firm, banks, and other vendors.
Perform all basic accounting procedures, financial statement preparation, month-end closing, journal entries and general ledger maintenance, inventory roll forwards, and fixed assets and margin analysis; prepare supporting schedules for financial statements preparation.
Communicate with customers to address any past due invoices on their account and provide weekly status updates to management.
Review, analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts and investment transactions in conjunction with preparing quarterly reports for management.
Perform monthly analysis of operations.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field preferred.
Five plus years of progressive accounting experience and manufacturing experience preferred. Proven work as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Senior Accountant.
Operational and distribution experience a huge plus, along with cash flow analysis.
Thorough knowledge of general accounting principles including application of general accounting theory
Strong leadership and proven supervisory skills.
Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.
Demonstrated mentoring, coaching, and organizational administrative skills required.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work and interact with department and client organizations.
Strong computer aptitude, including expertise with Microsoft Excel and Word as well as applicable accounting software.
Ability to work independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines.
Energy Light, Inc. provides high-quality, commercial-grade lighting products. Our products range from aluminum and steel light poles and LED commercial grade light fixtures to the brackets and base covers you need to complete your projects. We specialize in fabricating, powder coating, and customizing various brackets and accessories in our own plant located in Lake Zurich Illinois.