Accounting Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL at TradeStation

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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Accounting Manager
Plantation, FL

 
The Finance and Accounting Department is responsible for supporting the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and monitoring compliance with accounting policies and procedures. In addition, the finance department is responsible for ensuring that internal control policies are adequate and implemented. The department is a partner to all other departments with regards to making strategic decisions that benefit the company.
 

The Accounting Manager will perform several accounting functions while simultaneously working with other departments. The Accounting Manager must be able to identify the correct accounts to use by familiarizing themselves with the chart of accounts, accounting policies and systems to ensure correct reporting. The position requires being able to identify and address anomalies if internal controls and policies are not followed. Candidate must endeavor to reach a solution on their own first and then consult the Controller, with a flexible and open attitude towards learning, workload completion, best practices and communication.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Responsible the monthly close and inform proactively the controller of deviations from closing schedule
  • Manage Senior Accountants, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • In-charge of the monthly intercompany billing and confirmation with affiliates
  • Ensure timely review of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations on an ongoing basis
  • Preparation of the monthly cash forecast
  • Work on special projects as assigned including testing of accounting system changes/upgrades, documentation of procedures and others
  • Review data flow/interface and the process between accounting systems and other sub-systems
  • Assist in the external and internal audit process by preparing schedules and analyses
  • Effectively collaborate with other departments heads to support overall department and company goals and objectives
  • Maintain financial security and reporting accuracy by adhering to internal controls and global accounting policies
  • Work independently in resolving outstanding issues in accounting and reporting, investigate them and provide solutions

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP standards and procedures
  • Strong ability to navigate systems to recognize and implement operational efficiencies and reduce redundancies
  • Well-developed business acumen, including ability to recognize, follow up and remedy accounting/business issues while relying on judgment and extensive experience to accomplish goals
  • Ability to interpret, apply and ensure compliance with internal controls and global accounting policies
  • Strong organizational skills and a commitment to meeting reporting deadlines
  • Desire to grow and develop both professionally and personally
  • Strong team player with ability to interact with all levels of staff in the organization

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • BA in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (4-year degree) from an accredited university. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, or progress towards, is preferred.
  • 8+ years of strong accounting experience in a global corporation with 3-4 years in a supervisory role
  • Corporate accounting and/or finance experience at a large public corporation is a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 is preferred