About the Role
The Accounting Manager oversees and manage the general accounting functions including but not limited to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Project Accounting and Payroll. The Accounting Manager primarily reports to the Director of Finance and indirectly to the CFO and oversees one or more Accounting Specialists.
Meet financial accounting objectives. Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles.
Assign projects and direct accounting staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
Provide recommendations to improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
General Accounting Functions
Manage General Ledger functions
Process and monitor Accounts Payable and reconcile with appropriate cost centers
Monitor receivables and payments
Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
Processing and reconcile expense reports and company credit cards
Management of Project Accounting Activities
Oversee monthly draft invoice production and issuance, adherence to individual contract terms
Oversee project compliance with contract signature and filing protocols
Review timesheet records and reports
Prepare Project Progress Summaries and customized reports as requested periodically by clients, Project Managers, or management
Oversees/provide quality control of project initialization process
Maintain logs of monthly contracted fee levels
Support on-going implementation of new PM software with the goal of transferring project related capabilities and processes to PM users.
Management of Payroll Activities
Track, manage and report salaries and other compensation, voluntary and involuntary deductions and withholding, benefits, and PTO usage, accruals, and balances.
Interface with HR to update and maintain compensation adjustments
Interface with HR and Finance departments to prepare annual 401K and ESOP Census Data
Oversee regulatory Federal and State payroll reporting compliance and mandates as required
Support of Finance Activities and Initiatives
As required including participation in year-end Financial Reporting, and audits related to the administration of:
Employee Retirement Plans including the 401K and ESOP
Annual Policy Renewals including but not limited to Professional Liability, Group Life Insurance, Employment Practices, General Liability and Workman's Comp Policies
Support of HR Activities and Initiatives
Participate in recruiting and integration of new Accounting staff
Participate in employee development, training, and performance reviews
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate well with all members of the firm, vendors, and clients both verbally and in writing
Thorough understanding of basic accounting concepts and full-cycle accounts payable & accounts receivable
Proficiency with Office 365 and accounting software. Experience with Deltek Vision or Deltek Vantagepoint is a plus
Strong time management and organization skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to manage others
Able to work with a high-level of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong ability to prioritize and follow through, meet deadlines, and complete tasks in a timely manner within a dynamic work environment
Research and analytical skills
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
5+ Years of Employment with Professional Services Corporation, including supervisory experience
Advanced computer skills and experience with MS Office, database management, accounting software (Deltek Vision and/or VantagePoint experience highly preferred)
Experience with payroll programs, preferably ADP Workforce Now
Candidates must have legal working status in the U.S. as Huntsman will not be sponsoring work visas at this time.
If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
Huntsman is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek talent in every job position that best supports our clients, teams, and workplace. We prohibit discrimination based on race; color; creed; sex; gender (including identity and expression); religion (including dress and grooming practices); marital status; registered domestic partner status; age; national origin or ancestry; physical or mental disability; medical condition; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; caregiver status; political affiliation; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
About the Company
Huntsman Architectural Group is an award-winning architecture and interiors firm dedicated to elevating the human experience by designing places that connect, sustain, and inspire.
We actively engage clients as partners in the design process to explore their unique aspirations and culture, while prioritizing wellness, sustainability, and equity in the built environment. The result is places with meaning.
Huntsman is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in its design practice, its operations, and in the greater community by improving access for all to the architecture and design profession. We value our employees work-life balance, offering hybrid work (home/office), comprehensive benefits, and paid time off, in addition to competitive salaries. We consider mentoring and continuous learning integral to the long-term professional development of our team members.