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Accounting Manager MAS NFP (FT, PT and flexible work arrangements)

Company: Aafcpas
Location: Westborough
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

AAFCPAs is an innovative and forward-thinking firm. We have enjoyed primarily organic growth and continue our laser focus on sustained growth as an independent regional firm. We are considered an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and National CPA firms. We provide best-value assurance, tax, outsourced accounting, business consulting, information technology advisory solutions, and wealth management services to nonprofit organizations, commercial companies, wealthy individuals, and estates. Since 1973, AAFCPAs sincere approach to business and service excellence has attracted discerning clients along with the best and brightest CPA and consulting professionals. AAFCPAs donates 10% of its net profits annually to nonprofit organizations. We have an active DE&I committee and have commitment and accountability to these efforts.

AAFCPAs is an independent member of PrimeGlobal, the fourth largest CPA firm association in the world with 300+ member firms in 80+ countries. This provides our clients with seamless national and global coverage, along with an advantageous pay-as-you-use model.

Job Description

AAFCPAs is seeking a self-directed, organized Accounting Manager to join our Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) team. The Accounting Manager will be assigned and responsible for 8-10 clients. Responsibilities include all areas of financial reporting for the assigned MAS non-profit clients. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining best practice accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises the MAS team members and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and delivered to the client in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities, including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end client tax and audit preparation, and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will have significant contact with clients as well as manage team members in the delivery of results. Reporting to the CFOs and Practice Leadership, the position provides financial management, financial reporting oversight, and consulting services to the clients of the MAS practice. Maximize return on financial assets by establishing and managing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems for clients. Internally, oversee staff and manage all aspects of engagements, including budgeting, resources, and billing. This job is currently being performed 100% remotely due to the current pandemic; we anticipate that in the long-term we will adopt a hybrid model that suits both our team members and our clients.

Other Responsibilities Include

  • Provide financial consulting services to assigned clients, either on-site (only as needed) or off-site, based on service agreements.
  • For monthly accounting and reporting clients:
    • Using technology and best practices, implement robust financial processes and reporting for clients.
    • Oversee the team members daily activities of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash disbursements, billing, general ledger, credits, and collections on each client.
    • Ensure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing internal controls, checks and balances, and review of all transactional work performed for clients.
    • Provide monthly analysis and financial statements to client
    • Act as clients finance department including responding to questions, attending and presenting financial information at meetings, etc.
      • For consulting clients:
        • Through the utilization of experience, best practices, technology, and expertise within AAFCPAs, provide consulting services in a variety of areas, including:
          • Internal control analysis and recommendations
          • Processing and documentation for grant tracking, revenue recognition, departmental/divisional reporting, or other areas of need
          • Develop and implement budgeting, forecasting, or cash flow models
          • Provide audit or tax preparation services
          • Other areas as determined by engagement
          • For all clients:
            • Drive the client service delivery model, managing multiple clients and staff members
            • Provide internal metrics to the Practice Leadership Team to measure productivity and results.
            • Manage, train, and develop team in the delivery of services to clients
            • Prepare estimated budgets for potential and existing client work and assist with the related proposal and/or engagement letter drafting
            • Allocate appropriate resources to engagements and monitor and analyze against budgets and engagement letters
            • Oversee, develop and work with client leadership on budgeting and planning processes for each client
            • Prepare monthly billing to the client
            • Set goals and complete performance evaluations to ensure ongoing performance expectations are met. Contribute to hiring/fire staffing decisions for the team.
            • Document policies and procedures
              Qualifications

              KEY PERFORMANCE AND SUCCESS ATTRIBUTES:
              • Lead day-to-day follow through on team member deliverables
              • On-time delivery of client financial reporting packages
              • Motivational and effective management skills
              • Meeting assignment objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes)
              • Ability to work independently in a sometimes stressful environment with extensive multi-tasking demands
              • Client satisfaction
              • Participation in firm-wide initiatives
              • Learning and demonstration of evolving accounting and technology skills
              • Ability to manage and motivate a team while delivering results to Clients.
              • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a high-paced, multi-tasking environment
              • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology software applications
              • Commitment to protecting client privacy, even within the firm, as appropriate
              • Co-operative team player
                Qualifications
                • BS or BA in Accounting, MBA or CPA preferred
                • 5 to 10 years experience
                • Experience in private/public accounting working with nonprofit organizations
                • Experience in financial data management and reporting
                • Knowledge of advanced financial concepts, accounting principles, and standards, regulatory requirements, and processes in either the nonprofit area
                • Experience with monthly accounting closing processes.
                • Previous experience managing and developing staff
                • Experience working in a paperless environment strongly preferred
                • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
                • Team player with a positive can-do approach
                  Additional Information

                  Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package include subsidized medical and dental, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, plus more.

                  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.by Jobble

Keywords: Aafcpas, Worcester , Accounting Manager MAS NFP (FT, PT and flexible work arrangements), Executive , Westborough, Massachusetts

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