Accounting Supervisor

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Job Description

Accounting Supervisor

Fully Remote Finance

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Position Summary:

This position will lead a group of professional accountants on the Finance team. The ideal candidate will instill sound accounting principles by analyzing and reviewing complex accounting transactions. They will work with the team to prepare financial statements and documents for conformance with generally accepted accounting policies and principles. In addition, this position will partner with the FP&A team regularly and be responsible for managing sales and corporate tax compliance.


Key Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Management: Supervises staff accountants and other staff to ensure the department accomplishes accounting objectives. Selects, onboards, assigns, manages, and mentors employees. May be called on to mentor other members of the finance team and/or lead key projects. 20%
  • General Accounting/Month End Close: Manages and monitors the month end close process. Analyzes, classifies, and reviews complex accounting transactions. Performs general accounting activity and reviews in accordance with GAAP. Reviews work of accounting staff and provides adequate documentation for assigned journal entries. Identifies issues directly, supports the reconciliation of discrepancies, and reviews issues presented by accounting staff; researches and implements solutions based on their materiality. Coordinates with relevant stakeholders to ensure all activity is properly reflected in the financial statements and that appropriate cutoff is reflected in the correct accounting period. 20%
  • Financial Reporting & Analytics: Prepares monthly financial statements and related disclosures. Analyzes financial data and research variances. Aids in the cash management process by monitoring bank balances and updating and reviewing cash flow forecasts. 20%
  • Tax: Manages and improves the sales tax reporting process and implements other process improvements. Prepares and files tax returns and works with external consultants as necessary; Supports corporate tax compliance including estimated tax payments. Responds to tax inquiries from various jurisdictions; advises management on any needed actions. 20%
  • Process Improvements and Procedures: Demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement, identifies and responds actively and with sensitivity to the needs of our customers, and is open and responsive to change. Maintains desktop procedures and establishes and manages business processes to ensure goals and key performance measures are met. Reviews staff level procedures to ensure they are thorough and up to date. 10%
  • Audit: Supports external audit requirements to include coordination with financial and non-financial resources. Ensures supplied documentation aligns with financial statement balances and demonstrates an appropriate audit trail. 10%

Education & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or equivalent
  • CPA -OR- experience in multi-state sales, use and corporate tax required
  • Minimum three to five years of accounting experience with at least 2-3 years in a supervisory role. Public accounting experience a plus.

Experience / Skills / Abilities:

  • Supervision and team leadership skills.
  • Proficiency with audits.
  • Budgeting skills helpful.
  • Strong MS Excel skills required.
  • Access skills are a plus but not required.
  • Strong research, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet concurrent deadlines and possess excellent follow through and organization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Will directly manage the Accounting Team (3-4 direct reports). Communication & Contacts (Internal/External): Must have solid written and oral communication skills. Significant interaction with accounting and FP&A teams and finance management. Interaction with external auditors. Employees are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed. All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.

Clipper Magazine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Human Resources Department at or at 717-569-5100.