Senior Accounting Manager
Irvine Direct Hire Accounting Management Up to 135K 05/19/2020

A publicly-traded hi-tech manufacturer is looking to hire a Senior Accounting Manager on a direct-hire basis. The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for leading the Company's project accounting function, building a high quality organization that will drive efficiency and consistency in financial operations, reporting and decision support which will help lead to the financial success of the Company. Supervise and manage all accounting and financial activities relating to the development, implementation, reporting and close out of Company's contract projects.

Job Description:

  • Pilots teams with strong tactical decision-making and handling of unforeseen issues
  • Develops new products, processes, standards, or business plans in support of the Function, Segment or Business Unit strategy
  • Manage, motivate, reward and mentor a team of project accountants and analysts. Provide guidance to project managers on the resolution of project financial issues
  • Implement efficient processes and ensure consistent accuracy around contract set ups within the ERP system, contract monitoring and accurate accounting, as well and reporting out of the system to provide best in class decision support
  • Communicate with Executive Management and Project Managers regularly regarding the health and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) status of projects; Provide complex financial analysis support on a regular adhoc basis
  • Drive an efficient customer billing and collections cycles to ensure proper cash flow of projects. Provides reporting to executive management related to cash flow of projects
  • Ensure the team maintains all internal controls and company files in accordance with policies & procedures

Qualification Requirements:

  • 6+ years of Project Accounting experience
  • 4+ years of experience managing a team of Accountants & Analysts
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) accounting principles, overhead cost rates, fixed fee, time & materials and cost-plus government contracts
  • Proficient in a large ERP preferred (SAP or Oracle)
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Finance, Accounting or similar field
  • CPA preferred

Job #: 35311

Location: Irvine

Job Type: Direct Hire

Salary: Up to 135K