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Title:  Accounting Manager - Remote

Job ID:  2214
Location: 

Lancaster, PA, US

Category:  Finance and Accounting
Description: 

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Summary:

This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises accounting analysts and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a variety of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, audit compliance and coordination, internal reporting and miscellaneous projects.  

The successful candidate will be a strong leader, communicator and have sound technical accounting strength and creativity to help drive process improvements and timely and accurate financial reporting. This successful candidate will contribute to continue building a world-class shared services and operational accounting center. 
 

Responsibilities:

Must be able to define work based on evaluation of short term and long-term goals.  Must be able to independently evaluate processes, key internal controls, perform analyses and identify areas of improvement to incorporate in overall work objectives.   

 

  • Manage accounting functions including:  General ledger, financial reporting, job costing, accounts receivable, assets and inventory control.
  • Work with and communicate proactively to key stakeholders and customers to develop positive working relationships and ways to improve service
  • Provide effective leadership, coaching and direction to accounting team
  • Lead the preparation of financial reporting and analysis to support strategic decision making, including business segment, product line and profitability reporting 
  • Analyze and interpret financial data to assess monthly results, including comparisons to budget, forecast, and prior year.
  • Proactively identify and implement solutions for improved efficiency and accuracy
  • General accounting responsibilities for business segments including revenue recognition, prepaid and accrued expenses, and cost allocations
  • Month end financial reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Report and analyze variances to budget, forecast and prior year
  • Interpret and analyze data and prepare summary reports for management review
  • Assist with quarterly and annual internal and external audit requests
  • Continuous review of internal control procedures and identify key controls
  • Respond quickly and accurately to special reporting and analysis requests
  • Responsible for development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Advise management on important financial matters 
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information. 
  • Maintain a sound internal control environment while ensuring compliance with company financial policies and procedures 
  • Ensure results are reported in compliance with GAAP and company policies.

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with at least 7 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience leading teams through significant reporting and business changesSolid understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP)
  • Experience with accounting under ASC 606 and ASC 842 required.
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in developing strong remote team relationships based on trust, accountability, integrity, and sharing of best practices.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing

 

Preferred  Qualifications 

  • CPA preferred
  • Strong leadership skills including growing others and the ability to mobilize talent to maximize team success
  • Dynamic leader who actively engages and participates with management to deliver meaningful financial reports and metrics
  • Experience building positive and effective relationships with coworkers
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Ability to drive collaboration and proactively work with key stakeholders and internal customers
  • Ability to embrace change and seek diverse ideas and opinions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to resolve complex accounting problems with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver accurate results in a timely and consistent manner
  • Ability to analyze and summarize financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and provide varying levels of expertise
  • Clear and effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills 
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles, standards and regulations 
  • Experience in working with accounting software and databases 
  • Superior data management and data analysis skills 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 

 

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

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