Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

We Offer…

An exciting role as an Accounting Manager based in our Danbury, Connecticut Production Facility. In this role you will be responsible for being an integral part of the finance team, and will manage all financial activity such as day to day operations of the accounting department including A/R, A/P, payroll, and general ledger. This position will support month-end close by preparing journal entries and completing reconciliations, and managing cash processing, ensuring that the monthly close and financial reporting is completed in an accurate and timely manner. This individual will report to the Controller and work closely with senior management. The Accounting Manager will collaborate with CPA, bankers, insurance agencies, and Benefit Consultants as needed.

This position covers a range of activities including:

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to the monthly close schedule.
  • Review and reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile journal entries and general ledger postings.
  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are coded and recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare work papers for independent auditors, and direct internal audits to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain fixed asset schedules.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual/quarterly budgets.
  • Facilitate/manage projects within the general ledger accounting department.
  • Manage all payroll activities, transactions and system maintenance, including tax updates.
  • Review wage management reports for W-2 processing.
  • Coordinate with HR and/or Benefit Consultant. Transmit information to payroll system and defined plan databases.
  • Prepare and file CT state sales/use tax returns.
  • Handle preparation of annual CT personal property tax declaration.
  • Monitor cash transactions to ensure that the bank accounts balance, and investigate any unusual items.
  • Receive incoming wire transfers and process outgoing wire transfers.
  • Perform Accounts receivable management. Supervise daily processing of accounts receivable collections along with reconciliation with daily cash received.
  • Oversee credit management of customers.
  • Perform all credit and collection activities.
  • Accounts payable management. Ensures timely and accurate processing of payment. documents such as invoices, expense reports, and other routine requests for payment.
  • Generate each transaction report to balance purchases and invoices.
  • Interact with vendors, customers and departments for information and problem resolutions.
  • Review corporate insurance to ensure adequate coverage based on factors such as sales, receivables, and inventory.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

You Offer…

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of (5) years of experience working in a progressive accounting/finance role required.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable and accounts receivable principles, procedures and standards.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, process computer data, format and generate reports, verify data and correct errors.
  • Ensure that records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost control and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general business practices and procedures.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of financial record keeping procedures, laws, regulations and standards. Reviews changing state and federal laws, procedures, and accounting practices, and makes recommendations for or implements changes.
  • Knowledge and experience working with, accrual base accounting, organizational auditing, fixed asset accounting, and tax filing requirements.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, meet deadlines, and achieve stated goals.
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook, and accounting software; QuickBooks is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.

We Offer… a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, Bonus program, profit sharing and 401k.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.