Manager, Technical Accounting
ConsumerReports.org - Yonkers, NY

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Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the accounting department, including annual IRS and state filings.

Qualifications Include:

BA/BS in Accounting, CPA preferred, plus a minimum of 5 experience in auditing, accounting operations or financial reporting. Experience should include auditing and accounting in the publishing and not-for-profit industries. Public auditing firm experience a plus. Requires a solid understanding of GAAP accounting and reporting. Excellent accounting research skills (referencing authoritative literature). Highly proficient at Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint). Ability to communicate well and work effectively with a diverse audience on major projects. Knowledge of Oracle Financials and IBM Cognos (TM1) is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Manages all accounting functions related to investments. Work closely with Treasurer to finalize numbers and incorporate results into month-end financial process. This includes preparing reconciliations and analysis of related general ledger accounts.
•Responsible for the revenue recognition for new sources of revenue. Researches necessary authoritative accounting literature and creates an efficient process to record the revenue and reconcile it to payments received.
•Responsible for performing monthly closing related activities including variance analysis, account reconciliations and journal entry preparation, all of which are properly supported.
•Effectively manage, supervise, and evaluate staff in a timely and efficient manner.
•Manage and supervise the collection of information for the annual Form 990. Work with KPMG to review and finalize the 990 to meet filing deadlines.
•Review the Charitable Gift Annuity annual reports. Work closely with the outside accounting firm that compiles the reports to review and finalize those reports to meet filing deadlines.
•Complete US Census Surveys and other similar requests for information.
•Review and ensure the accuracy of monthly balance sheet analyses and state sales tax returns prepared by other accounting staff.
•Support the annual audit process; collaborates with auditors and internal staff to provide timely, accurate responses to auditor inquiries.
•Collaborates with the other Finance Division managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
•Stay abreast of the latest accounting developments and be able to write memos for specific transactions in addition to updates to accounting policies and procedures as needed.
•Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.

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