Accounting Manager


$85,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year


San Diego, CA

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half is seeking an Accounting Manager for a leading manufacturing/industrial firm with opportunity for growth in the San Diego area.

This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with financial policies, US GAAP, and US Tax guidelines. This role is very much a ?hands on? accounting role, but you will also oversee the Staff Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable functions. The Accounting Manager should be comfortable hiring managing a medium sized team, as the firm is expected to grow the accounting team over the next year.


Administers the accounting function, including systems and procedures, internal financial reporting, and capital asset accounting
Oversees daily operations of accounting and supervises/coordinates general ledger bookings and month-end close reconciliations
Designs accounting policies procedures
Implements internal controls to support a growing business
Supports tax planning tax compliance needs
Key Competencies:

A thorough understanding of financial reporting and a general ledger structure
Ability to analyze financial data and review financial reports and account reconciliations
Manage monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting reporting requirements
Ability to multi-task and manage several projects in a fast-paced environment
Collaborate with other departments, including Operations, Engineering, Marketing, and Commercial / Sales. Communicate effectively with non-accounting teams
Knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


Bachelor?s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
A minimum of 5-8 years accounting experience; 2-3 years management experience is required
Prior experience in manufacturing is a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with cloud GL software (Xero, NetSuite, etc.) is a plus
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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