Accounting Supervisor

Accounting Buffalo, NY


At Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP (CTBK) we are a locally-owned and operated full-service accounting firm providing businesses and individuals with assurance, accounting, tax, and business consulting services.  Our Firm, located in Amherst, NY, has steadily grown since founded in 1994 to now include about a hundred talented professionals.  Our diverse client base consists of businesses, high net worth individuals and tax-exempt organizations, with experience in various industries including manufacturing/distribution, construction, real estate, not-for-profit, healthcare and professional services. 

At our Firm you will find that we are committed to maintaining high standards of excellence in delivering professional services that exceed our client's expectations and to creating an environment for our people which provides challenging opportunities and an enriching work experience.  We have a caring and nurturing culture where our people individually grow and develop successful and rewarding careers.

As a full-time member of our professional staff, you would have accounting supervisor responsibilities with a core focus in our Outsourced Accounting Solutions (OAS) practice. 

Please note, you may be required to travel and work at local client sites

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manager and oversee OAS staff
  • Assist in work allocation decisions
  • Review and supervise OAS staff working on multiple clients
  • Be an accessible and approachable resource to OAS staff on accounting and technology questions
  • Teach, guide and develop OAS staff
  • Provide ongoing feedback and recognition along with OAS staff evaluations
  • Scope out projects and develop standard operating procedures for team to follow
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data to prepare financial reports, including budgets, for multiple clients
  • As needed, perform bookkeeping functions. This could include preparation of account reconciliations, perform account payable/receivable functions and manage fixed asset accounting
  • Perform client billing
  • Assist in preparing proposals
  • Contribute to the development of the OAS practice’s annual goals and business plan.

Required skills:

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Strong computer sills, including advanced knowledge of MS Office and Accounting Software (including QuickBooks)
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping, accounting principles, and related laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work within a team as well as direct and supervise in a team atmosphere

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
  • Proven work experience as an Accounting Supervisor