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Accounting Manager

Company: Republic Finance
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview and Responsibilities:Republic Finance is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our accounting team! We are building a leading consumer lending company. We have been in business for over 60 years and are proud to be a trusted lender in over 250+ communities in 13 states! Expansion into new states and serving new communities continues to be our mission.
The Accounting Manager will be responsible for supervising and leading the accounting department. We are looking for someone to build and maintain accounting principles, standard methodologies , and systems for collecting, analyzing, and reporting information. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This position will be responsible for motivating the team and driving team performance. Job responsibilities are as follows:

  • Manage and supervise accounting department employees, responsible for day-to-day supervision and leadership
  • Oversee the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to the general ledger, accounts payable, and reconciliation teams
  • Assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for operational improvements
  • Prepare and review monthly, quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness, assisting with regulatory reporting as applicable
  • Remain current on proposed accounting regulations while recommending new procedures, when appropriate. Perform research on accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), when needed
  • Maintain accounting controls by defining and developing accounting policies and procedures
  • Work with external auditors during year-end financial audit activities to ensure accurate and timely closing and reporting
  • Work with tax partner(s) by providing required documentation needed for filing of Federal and State taxes. Maintain internal tax documentation and schedules
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships
  • Coordinate financial reports for stockholders, taxes, regulatory agencies, and other financial groups relating to company, when appropriate
  • Accomplishes accounting human resource objectives such as:
    • Recruiting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and correcting employees
    • Communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions
    • Enforcing policies and procedure
    • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested or identifiedRequirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA preferred
      • 6-10+ years of accounting experience with a strong supervisory/manager role
      • Outstanding knowledge within all aspects of accounting and U.S. GAAP
      • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization
      • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
      • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques
      • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial systems (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle)
      • SQL experience is a plusBenefits:We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including:
        • Health/Dental/Vision
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • 401 (K) and employer match
        • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term DisabilityAdditional benefits with Republic Finance include:
          • Employee of the Month Program
          • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
          • Professional offices with a friendly team environment
            Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. #zr3 IND123

Keywords: Republic Finance, Baton Rouge , Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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