Job Summary: The Manager of Accounting is responsible for accurate and timely financial statements and information by guiding and managing workflow and processes for staff and leadership; facilitating development of annual budget and annual audit; and overseeing external relationships for banking, payroll/benefits, and accounting services. This position reports directly to the President & CEO and Vice President.
Your efforts contribute to meeting company-wide profitability and customer satisfaction goals by producing accurate financial information, thorough analysis of that information and effective management of accounts payable. This position plays a key role in meeting the Idealliance profitability goals:
Contribute to a work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth.
Maintain personal productivity and quality standards that make possible attractive financial returns and customer satisfaction.
Maintain a positive and innovative attitude for continuous improvement within a collaborative and servant leader mindset.
You are responsible for supporting the Idealliance vision and mission. Because you are in contact with current and prospective customers, partners, and vendors, and you are in a strong position to influence their satisfaction and our organization prosperity, this position requires tact, sensitivity, and professionalism.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The primary responsibility of Manager of Accounting is to serve as the lead staff member facilitating and guiding financial operations to ensure timely and accurate financial information and reporting. These are specific areas that must be addressed in meeting that responsibility:
Administrative & Operational
Maintain a professional demeanor that reflects the organization’s commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and respect for individuals.
Communicate and work effectively with staff by being an educator of financial procedures, process, and workflow.
Manage designated staff and outsource accounting services for input of accounts payables, invoicing, cash receipts, and other schedules and reconciliation.
Recommend improvements to processes and systems to streamline workflow to insure conformance with GAAP and accounting procedures.
Financial Duties & Responsibilities
Manage staff and accounting services for input of accounts payables, and cash receipts, and processing of account and bank reconciliation.
Organize and coordinate annual audit – filing and retrieval of data and reports and working with audit team.
Insure timely payment of vendor invoices and resolve vendor disputes and inquiries.
Maintain schedules and reconcile accounts for balance sheet accounts for periodic financial reports to Senior Staff and Finance & Operations Committee.
Prepare monthly journal entries as required.
Manage timely validation of 1099 forms and other fillings with IRS.
Oversee running of monthly Great Plains/IMiS integration and batch processing reports including cash receipts and accounts receivables.
Complete audit work papers and work with auditors for completion of audit.
Coordinate the development of annual budget.
Coordinate the filing of appropriate local, state, and federal forms.
Oversee new staff onboarding and their payroll and benefits.
Special projects as assigned by President & CEO and Vice President.
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance.
CPA Highly Preferred, but not a requirement if candidate as extraordinary experience
Sound communications, organizational, and team skills.
Must be computer savvy with Microsoft Great Plains (critical) and IMiS (IMiS experience not required)
Knowledgeable of accounting procedures and systems with 7-10 years of experience.
Meet or exceed test requirements as established by the organization.
Idealliance, a global thought leader in the graphic communications industry since 1896, is a non-profit industry organization with eleven (11) strategically located offices around the world. ISO recognizes Idealliance as the world’s foremost certifying body for competencies, systems, materials and facilities required to function as a state-of-the-art operation in a dynamic and highly competitive graphic communications marketplace.
Idealliance serves brands; content and media creators; manufacturers; service providers in mail, marketing, print and packaging; and material suppliers and technology partners worldwide. We do this through Standards Development, support for Print Workflows & Technologies, and Certification & Training.
Our specifications have transformed the graphic communications industry by defining production workflows for color (GRACoL®, SWOP®, XCMYK™, G7®, BrandQ™), content management (PRISM®), mail supply (Mail.dat®, Mail.XML™), and paper (papiNet®). As a leading innovator in ISO standards and program development, we provide information, insight and training designed to drive innovation and advance the industry segments we serve by attracting new talent and increasing staff and management skill levels.