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General Description:  The Sr. Accounting Manager will be responsible for a team of Accountants and works with the Corporate Accounting and FP&A teams to ensure the financials of the assigned region are done efficiently and accurately.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains daily oversight during the month and thru month end cycle of ensuring all journal entries are prepared/posted timely and the regional accountants are within timelines for all system tasks and deliverables related to month end close deadlines and accurate forecasts, updating Regional CFO as needed.
  • Maintains professional skepticism regarding variances, metrics and oddities to ensure that proper drill down analytics are done when reviewing results or financial information.
  • Prepare reports using BPC, SAP and other necessary tools to ensure financial statements accurately reflect the story of financial results of operations for the region.
  • Work with Accounting team and liaise with both Corporate Accounting and FP&A teams to ensure all month end deliverables of local team are done timely and comply with Corporate requirements, including but not limited to:
    • Prepare monthly forecast in BPC in concert with leadership team load, developing a formal forecasting process.
    • Take Lead role with Accounting team to ensure all reports throughout close cycle and properly publishing draft final reports for review and distribution to regional leadership (i.e.- NCF Roll Forward, expense details, practice revenue reports, quarterly workpapers for Corporate.)
    • Alerts Regional CFO to any issues that arise during the month end process that may be indicative of a troubling trend or a financial issue that may result in a surprise for leadership in any location/line of business.
    • Actively participate in all calls related to Balance Sheet pre-close and post-close.
    • Ensures inter-company and intra-region transfers are reconciled and balanced.
    • Ensures staffing schedules are properly updated for staffing movement and personnel rate changes updated, based on active communication with the Regional HR team.
    • Reviews all schedules to ensure all compensation costs, regional allocations of costs, bonuses, taxes and benefits comply with corporate guidelines and flow through accurately to financial statements.
    • Works with Regional CFO and Corporate Accounting team to ensure all significant accruals related to contingencies, buydowns, retentions, etc. are properly updated for changes in the underlying business and reflect amounts that USI would be expected to pay for such liability at that point in time.
    • Works with Regional CFO and Corporate Accounting team to ensure financial statements properly reflect Corporate guidelines related to significant accounting pronouncements, such as but not limited to, Goodwill valuation estimates, ASC 605 & 606, Occupancy related charges with schedules up to date for GAAP Abandonment, rent relief, and/or sublease income.
    • Budget Oversight: Develop budget in coordination with the Regional CFO:
    • Prepare or update all templates/deliverable schedules as necessary from Corporate to prepare for team call with Corporate.
    • With Regional CFO, host through each budget iteration with regional budget calls of the RCFO, FP&A team and RCEO, prior to Corporate call, to ensure all assumptions are reasonable and supported and documentation is proper in preparation for an efficient call with the Corporate team.
  • Assist and monitor the CFO in company Acquisition and Post Acquisition activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Statistics required.
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA preferred but not required.
  • 10 plus years of relevant experience.
  • Retirement experience preferred.
  • Proficient in advanced excel skills, including but not limited to macros; lookups, pivots for the purpose of supporting and driving business decisions and building business models. Daily interaction with SAP and various add-on tools (such as, BPC & company proprietary systems) will be expected to meet monthly, quarterly, annual deadlines and reporting requirements.
  • Maintains a can-do attitude that seeks appropriate respectful work-around solutions when confronted with obstacles involving systems, reporting, or USI teammates not meeting expectations. 
  • Strong modeling and data manipulation capabilities.
  • Curious, articulate and can comfortably communicate with all levels of leadership, sales and operations personnel.

Job ID:

20359

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