Accounting Manager

Company Name:
Kidde Fire Trainers
With more than 30 years' experience Kidde Fire Trainers is a global provider of specialized live fire training simulation equipment and solutions with installations on all continents. Our company offers the broadest range of environmentally safe live fire training solutions including aircraft, mobile, modular, outdoor industrial, portable outdoor, maritime, military and HazMat applications.
The Accounting Manager is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the Company's general ledger. Working under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Manger directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the Company.
Duties & Qualifications:
Oversees the daily accounting activities required to maintain the Authority's general ledger.
Supervises, directs, and reviews the work of the accounting staff (including, but not limited to, cash reconciliations, trust account statement reconciliations, check runs, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, payroll, accounts payable transactions, debt activity, recording of revenue and expenses, etc.).
Cash management (including placement/movement of funds in various trusts).
Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions.
Resolves complex accounting issues or assists other Authority personnel in resolving financial issues. Reviews general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
Produces financial reports involving the Authority's trust accounts for monthly board meetings.
Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities.
Produces quarterly and annual financial statements and ad hoc financial reports.
Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Other Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in accounting.
5-7 years experience with accounting principles and procedures.
Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Ability to develop and establish financial policies, procedures or best practices.
Knowledge of operating and capital budget concepts.
Ability to work independently, with little supervision
Ability to effectively direct and supervise.
Ability to analyze financial data and to prepare accurate reports in a timely fashion.
Advance knowledge of software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).
Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records.
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