Accounting Manager

    • Plainview, NY

Kforce has a client, a rapidly growing Consumer products company in Amityville, NY is seeking an Accounting Manager. This will play a key role as a close partner to the Director of Accounting and colleagues in that department. This position will not only support the Director of Accounting across their full range of duties, but also take full ownership of monthly reporting to the FP&A team and assist in new acquisition integration. This is a newly created role. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to office environment when COVID-19 ramps down. Must be able to work in office at that time. Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing of special projects
  • Work closely with staff accountants to ensure accurate and timely financial information, including
general ledger administration, account analyses and detailed review of 2 staff accountants work product
  • Assist with oversight of all billing and accounts payable functions
  • Work with operational departments in oversight of the Companys perpetual and year-end physical inventory
  • Assist with the integration of accounting systems for new acquisitions
  • Interact with and provide support to the Companys external auditors in connection with the
Companys annual audit of its financial statements to ensure that the audit process runs smoothly
  • Become proficient in the Companys ERP software to address any issues and interface with
the software consultants in arriving at resolution of issues
  • Monitor registrations for sales tax in various states
  • Identify areas for continual process improvement and optimization
Supportive Functions:
  • While this position reports to the Director of Accounting, the individual in this role will be interfacing regularly with colleagues and leadership in every department including Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, R&D and Quality
  • In addition, the Controller will interface with outside advisors to the company, which may include various operational consultants, lawyers

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA and/or MBA is a plus
  • A minimum of 10+ years working within the finance/accounting function
  • Experience with managing the general ledger & month end close
  • Experience out of a manufacturing/distribution company is a plus
  • The ideal candidate will have an exceptional set of organizational and accounting management skills, likely through working within a large organization with multiple business units and be looking to grow their career by gaining general management exposure and experience within an operating business
  • This is an ideal position for an ambitious, independent individual who wants to build upon a deep accounting and finance skill set to gain further operating experience and professional growth in a fast-paced operating environment
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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