Accounting Manager

Finance Petaluma, California


Accounting Manager Duties and Responsibilities:

Accounting: 70%

  • Manage day-to-day accounting activities to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal policies, controls, and external audits
  • Oversee day‐to‐day transactional accounting activities including entry and processing of accounts payable, cash activities and management, and all account reconciliations
  • Manage Ygrene's tax compliance with assistance from external tax providers
  • Manage the preparation, distribution and reporting process for payroll
  • Prepare monthly internal financial reports
  • Oversee month-end and year‐end close
  • Prepare financial statements and reports, including income statements, balance sheets, statement of equity, and cash flow statements for several legal entities and consolidated parent
  • Review of account reconciliations.
  • Develop accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Support financial management in establishing, managing, and measuring performance against budget and cost controls.
  • Prepare schedules and work with auditors for the timely delivery of audit reports.
  • Prepare lender required reporting pertaining to debt covenants.

Management Duties: 20%

  • Schedule staff and assign work to ensure work deadlines are met.
  • Recruit, select, train, and provide leadership and performance feedback for direct reports.
  • Recommend wage adjustments, staffing and work assignments.
  • Conduct regular staff and coaching meetings with direct reports.
  • Establish goals and work plans consistent with organization needs and monitor progress.
  • Attend internal and external management meetings

Other Duties as Assigned: 10%.

  • Perform special projects and research as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Accounting Manager Skills and Experience:

  • CPA required; Audit experience required, Big 4 experience desired
  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; and 6 (8+ if Senior Manager) years of experience in accounting or related field, including 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Strong knowledge of tax accounting; tax preparation experience desired
  • Knowledge of NetSuite and other accounting management software.
  • Ability to develop and establish financial policies and
  • Supervises one Senior Accountant and one Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Technical experience related to U.S. GAAP and financial reporting, including financial institutions, fair value measurements, and stock option accounting
  • Clear and confident communicator, both written and verbal
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and rapid growth environment

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • This position operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, and filing cabinets.
  • Work environment is indoors with majority of time spent sitting at a desk.
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, walk, twist and turn.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard and calculator.