Accounting Manager

Finance Department

Job Summary:

Candidate is responsible for managing all activities of the General Accounting and Financial Reporting functions of the company including the financial close process, internal and external reporting, A/P, general ledger, tax, cash management and risk management.

Specific Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all operations of the accounting and reporting department in Westminster, CO, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
  • Ensure the timely issuance and completion of monthly GAAP financial statements including management summary, department, and variance reporting
  • Assist Assistant controller with maximizing return, and limiting risk, on cash by minimizing bank.
  • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Support Assistant Controller and Controller on an ad hoc basis in the preparation of financial analyses related to key programs and other operational matters. Assist with the planning and forecasting processes as required.
  • Support Assistant Controller in implementing new accounting software.
  • Support Assistant Controller with various medical device compliance requirements.

The above description outlines the most common job duties; however, it does not exclude other potential work assignments.

Education or Formal Training Required:

  • CPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum 6 years accounting experience and 2 years managing a team.

Qualifications Required: (knowledge, skills, abilities, initiative, judgment, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in leadership, including mentoring and team building.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Working knowledge of SAP preferable.
  • Good organizational and time management skills. Must be able to organize, coordinate and direct projects.
  • Strong decision-making skills including the ability to extrapolate from written procedures and policies.
  • Experience successfully managing a team.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Ability to analyze and resolve work problems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of financial data.
  • Must be able to make objective decisions and use judgment in non-routine situations.
  • Must be able to work effectively with cross-functional teams, external sub-contractors, and independent auditors.
  • Experience working in a medical device/life sciences environment helpful but not required.
  • Two recent references required.

Work Conditions / Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested by the employee to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires the incumbent to regularly utilize written and verbal communication skills, including active listening and speaking clearly and concisely.
  • This position requires the incumbent to experience periods of prolonged sitting and to occasionally stand, walk, carry items, climb, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and to grasp objects utilizing manual dexterity including hand/finger coordination.

Travel requirement: None

Benefits/Compensation (including but not limited to)

Medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 401k matching, long term disability, potential target bonus, paid time off, mileage reimbursement.

Salary Range: $120-140k

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