Accounting Manager
Also referred to as: Accounting Operations Manager, Financial Accounting Manager, Manager of General Accounting
Requirements and Responsibilities
Manages various accounting functions including ledger maintenance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue and asset accounting, as well as associated analysis and reporting. Evaluates and makes improvements to accounting processes while ensuring that practices comply with organization accounting policies and applicable laws and regulations. Leads and directs accounting professional and support staff, including subordinate supervisors. Requires a bachelor's degree. May require CPA certification. Typically reports to a director or head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.
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Level of Education:  Accounting Manager Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Accounting Manager Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Accounting Manager Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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