Accounting Manager

Detroit, Michigan |$120-140K | Job ID: 110724

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Job Description

Our client, a firmly established distribution organization, is looking to hire an Accounting Manager to join their corporate office in Detroit, MI. This Accounting Manager will work closely with the COO while managing a team of finance and accounting professionals. This individual will have the opportunity to develop and implement new processes while working directly with executive leadership.

The Accounting Manager will be an integral member of the team, having oversight of all accounting functions and process improvements. This individual will be hands-on in all aspects of the business and will be crucial to future growth. The ideal Accounting Manager candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated and have a strong understanding of accounting and financial practices.

Accounting Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounting closing processes
  • Perform analytical procedures over the financial reports, prepare variance analyses and follow up on significant fluctuations
  • Oversee the reconciliation of financial accounts on a monthly basis
  • Manage accounting controls and make sure they are operating effectively
  • Manage the relationship with third party tax consultants
  • Preparation and filing of monthly, quarterly and annual sales and corporate income tax filings
  • Work with the Chief Operating Officer and department managers to drive the development of annual budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Manage and develop six direct reports to increase accountability and organizational visibility
  • Primarily responsible for cash forecasting and highlighting liquidity issues
  • Oversee accounting matters related to company sponsored employee benefit plans

Accounting Manager Requirements:
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Quick to learn new software systems, including prior experience with inventory management or ERP systems preferred
  • Experience with business system selection and integrations preferred
  • Ability to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries
  • Must be detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines; ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and take initiative
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills

This Accounting Manager role offers the opportunity for growth within the company into a leadership capacity. If you are interested in this Accounting Manager opportunity in Detroit, MI and qualify per above requirements, please apply today.

Thank you,

Jordan Marks
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.