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Accounting Manager at Global Company in San Rafael, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2120682

Our client is a privately owned, global $800 million transportation and logistics service company. Located in central Marin, our client is seeking a talented Accounting Manager to oversee the financials and related financial analyses for multiple divisions within the firm. The ideal candidate will have a strong accounting background, be able to juggle a high volume of work, and will have experience developing and leading a team of accountants. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager to work at an exciting global company with complex financials, and lots of room for career growth. Compensation is $95K-$120K DOE.


  • Ensure accurate and timeline financial reporting
  • Manage monthly closing process and prepare journal entries for business units
  • Review and verify accuracy of account balances and classifications
  • Analyze financial data including variance reports
  • Support external audits
  • Provide support to business unit management for annual budgeting and forecasting
  • Assist in accounting software conversions and upgrades
  • Function as liaison between customers, operations, and Department Managers
  • Set clear work policies and procedures to staff and communicate regularly to management
  • Provide direction, oversight, communication, performance management, coaching and development to staff

  • 4+ years of related experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • 2+ years of experience managing/supervising staff
  • Experience working in a high volume environment and/or with multiple business lines is preferred
  • Experience with large-scale ERP systems is highly desirable


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