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Manager, Financial Accounting in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Under the guidance of the Director of Accountingservices, oversees the development and implementation of company-wide accounting  policies and procedures.  Ensures company compliance with financialinternal controls.    Oversees the companysmonthly close, consolidation and analysis of consolidated financial results.  Serves as Controllers team liaison tobusiness operations and departmental leadership teams regarding financialprocesses, internal control compliance, and complex accounting issues.  Requires high degree of financial analysisskills, ability to assess needs, identify issues, research solutions, recommendalternatives and implement change. Provides day to day supervision of 2-4Accounting Services teammates. 



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.   Minimize company risk from accounting errors by ensuring proper accounting/financial processes are developed and maintained in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements, providing timely processing and reporting of financial statements for company-wide operations

2.   Oversee the development and implementation of the company-wide financial policies and procedures.  Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.  Standardize processing and reporting.   Responsible for ensuring that the Company’s internal controls over financial statement close, consolidation, financial schedules and significant account analyses are maintained and operating as designed.

3.   Drives business process improvement initiatives.  Works with company leadership on accounting and financial issues and processes.

4.   Manage the overall company monthly close and consolidation process to insure accurate and timely reporting of consolidated financial information. Directly responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and quality of company’s consolidated financial statements, including appropriate application of GAAP and other regulations for publicly held companies.

5.   Coordinates communication with company leadership regarding the accounting close process, accounting and reporting issues, internal accounting control policies & compliance, and more complex accounting issues;  acts as internal subject matter expert on the same.

6.   Responsible for proper accounting of various complex areas, including vendor incentives, loss contingencies, cash management, guaranteed savings and other areas as required.  Serve as primary liaison to the financial operations accounting team for accounting related issues.  Perform related technical accounting research as needed.

7.   Assists in special projects related to any company changes in accounting policies or procedures due to acquisitions, divestitures or system redesigns, including the development and implementation of procedures needed to properly record financial activity for operating units.

8.   Work with multiple departments and leadership to develop and implement processes to ensure complete and timely account reconciliations and efficient/effective reporting of events and transactions for which they are responsible.  Provide oversight and final review for accuracy and completeness of their work.

9.   Coordinate and summarize detailed analytical reviews of consolidated financial results (balance sheet and income statement).  Understand and document significant drivers for variances from plan and forecast.  Present findings to senior management.

10.    Develop and prepare various consolidated / consolidating reports and analyses to meet the needs of multiple departments and leadership.  Develop financial reports and other analyses to enhance management’s decision-making process.

11.   Assist senior management in the development / change of organizational reporting structures, and related financial reports and other analyses to enhance management’s decision-making process.

12.    Partner with management on the preparation of the annual operating plan. Manage the annual operating plan process for various allocation processes, including the home office charge allocation process, and others as required.

13.   Prepare monthly journal entries and related schedules, reconciliations or analyses for various general ledger accounts.  Prepares monthly, quarterly and year end audit schedules

14.   Coordinate preparation of reconciliations and other schedules required for quarterly & annual audit.  Serve as a primary contract with the internal and external auditors for accounting inquiries related to consolidated financial results.

15.   Support the business review process. Attend all business reviews; make determinations of how information presented in the business reviews impacts the Company’s overall financial statements.  Evaluate impact on the financial statements.

16.   Other duties as assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS:

          EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

                   Four-year undergraduate degree required. 

          WORK EXPERIENCE:

                   At least seven years (up to and including) ten years.

          KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A.   CPA certification required.

B.   Must have strong accounting technical background (GAAP).

C.   Experience with accounting software, and Microsoft Excel and Access.

D.   Financial consulting and analysis skills.  Ability to assess needs, identify issues, research solutions, recommend alternatives and implement change.

E.   Demonstrated higher level decision making capabilities.

F.    Ability to manage and implement complex financial projects.

G.   Strong ability and experience managing and performing multiple concurrent tasks.

H.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills - able to communicate financial concepts to non-financial audience.

I.     Demonstrated understanding of financial processes and system.

J.    Ability to plan and coordinate completion of tasks in a multi-deadline environment

K.   Ability to work independently.



EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

          Generaloffice equipment. Including personal computer and calculator.

WORKING CONDITIONS ANDENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

  1. Inside working conditions.
  1. No environmental hazards indicated for this classification.
  1. Some travel may be required

STRENGTH REQUIREMENT:

          Sedentary Work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of forceoccasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly tolift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the humanbody.  Sedentary work involves sittingmost of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods oftime.  Jobs are sedentary if walking andstanding are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria aremet. 

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

          Acuity, near

          Clarity ofvision at 20 inches or less.

          Reaching

          Extendinghand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. 

          Handling

          Seizing,holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hands. Fingers areinvolved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand. 

          Fingering

          Picking,pinching, or otherwise working with fingers primarily (rather than with wholehand or arm as in handling).

          Talking

          Expressingor exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Talking is important for those activities inwhich employees must impart oral information to clients or to the public, andin those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spokeninstructions to other employees accurately, loudly, or quickly.

          Hearing

          Perceivingthe nature of sounds.  Hearing isimportant for those activities which require ability to receive detailedinformation through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations insound, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines. 

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