Manager of General Accounting

$125,000 - $135,000 yearly
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  • Remote (Atlanta, GA, USA)
  • Jan 09, 2023
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
Manager of General Accounting – (Remote)
At this company, we know exceptional talent is the key to our success, to providing the best service to our internal and external clients. Being a part of the Fisher Phillips team means you will work with cutting edge technology in a professional and fun environment under leadership ready to invest in your professional development.  If you have a growth mindset, are eager to challenge yourself, and desire to work with a team of professionals instituting change on an ongoing basis, keep reading. 
THE OPPORTUNITY
In this role, The Manager of General Accounting will plan and direct the accounting activities of the department and be responsible for supervising 2 Accountants and 4 Clerical staff who are responsible for financial reporting, billing, collections, payroll, budget operation and conducts performance evaluations. Although this position is a hybrid/remote position, you would generally need to be available to work during standard business hours.  
POSITION RESPONSIBLITIES
General Ledger Function
  • Generate financial statements for Firm and all subsidiaries.
  • Oversee and coordinate month-end close to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Process month-end close, which consists of changing all system dates and generating prebills while coordinating with Information Technologies.
  • Upload payroll information into General Ledger.
  • Book all intercompany transactions between Firm and subsidiaries.
  • Ensure all time has been released prior to the month-end process.
  • Record Capital Contributions
  • Record and balance accruals
  • General ledger year-end close
  • Record year-end entries accruing partner final distributions and bonus pool.
  • Year end audit coordination with PwC and production of financial package.
  • Review account reconciliations.
  • Run SQL reports as needed for reconciliations.
  • Review and approve all major expenses, including rents, Trust checks, major medical funding, and client disbursements.
Treasury Function
  • Bank authority to transfer cash as needed and set up electronic payments.
  • Truist Credit Card administrator. Cancel and issue credit cards as needed. Increase credit limits and add proxy as needed.
  • ACH security: debit approvals or rejections.
  • Positive pay reviews.
Financial System/Security
  • Responsible for setup of employees, offices, profit centers, departments, GL accounts, banks, reports, financial statement templates and other items as required.
  • Maintain Aderant system integrity. Correct system out of balances or coordinate with Aderant to have system corrections.
  • Year-end coordination of Aderant title changes – clerks to associates, associates to partner, partner to equity partner.
  • Review all new employee setups.
  • Grant the appropriate access to the various accounting and time keeping systems.
REQUIRED SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • CPA required
  • Supervisor experience preferred
  • Intercompany accounting knowledge required
  • Aderant or Elite 3 experience preferred
  • QuickBooks knowledge preferred
  • Law Firm experience, a plus