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Accounting Manager

Company: Wearesparks
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Accounting Manager Full Time Clerical Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US 30+ days ago Requisition ID: 1512 Position Overview: The Accounting Manager position -will work under the guidance of the corporate controller in playing a key role in the company's month end closing process. -The accounting manager position is responsible for closely managing the progress of costing projects during the month end close process, overseeing a cost accounting department of six. This position will also be responsible with assisting the corporate controller with balance sheet analytics, finance and planning, monthly end closing entries (including payroll), production of monthly commission statements and bonus plans, and compilation and calculation of monthly sales & cost accruals, monthly financial statement production (including variance analysis and distribution). -The ideal candidate will have a 4-year degree in accounting or related field (required) and have 5 years or more of general accounting and managerial experience. The candidate should be detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and an aptitude toward systems and automation (Excel, Microsoft Dynamics, Google Sheets). Sparks Marketing LLC.. requires all employees to be fully vaccinated in order work in their offices. - Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Month End closing (project close outs for the period end) and recording of monthly journal entries
  • Reconciliation and recording of monthly payroll entries for multiple entities
  • Calculation and distribution of monthly commission and bonus statements
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the costing process and provide oversight and support to the cost accounting team
  • Management of the monthly sales forecast provided to senior management
  • Reconciliation of monthly balance sheet analytics including payroll, prepaids and costing accruals and researching variances
  • Analyzing monthly financial statements and providing variance analysis on key revenue & expense accounts
  • Assist in the compiling of requests and information for external auditors during annual year-end audit
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Maintain close, supportive, and professional relationships with other Corporate Departments including but not limited to HR, Accounting and Finance, Account Management, Account Directors and IT
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of various business processes and understand their impact on various transactional systems. Where automation is lacking, ensure manual processes with proper controls and documentation exist to support accounting and finance
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications: -
    • Bachelor's degree or similar equivalent experience
    • Detail Oriented
    • Self-Starting -
    • Motivated and Hard Working
    • Computer and Systems Oriented
    • Technical Skills (GAAP Accounting) -
    • Accuracy (billings) Preferred Skills:
      • Proficient in Google Drive and Microsoft Office
      • Strong attention to detail, a positive attitude, and a team player
      • Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skillsCompany Overview:Sparks is a live + digital brand experience agency. We specialize in creating connection--real human connection--onsite, online or anywhere. Through a mix of sound strategy, breakthrough creative and flawless execution, we create memorable trade show exhibits, live and virtual events, brand activations, retail stores, corporate environments and other immersive experiences that deepen relationships, inspire action, and build trust--and we do it all over the world. -We operate an open and inclusive culture where all recognize, respect, appreciate and encourage individuality regardless of race, gender, age, religion, culture, ideology, economic status, disability or sexual orientation. We believe that everyone at all levels of our organization is accountable for building this culture and we are challenging ourselves daily to seek and build diversity and equality in any way that we can-and we welcome your ideas to do so. -Think you've got what it takes to hang with us?We've built our reputation on creating awesome experiences for our clients, but equally important is the experience we create for our people. Yes, we work hard. But we also make it a point to have fun. And we find our people work that much harder when work doesn't feel so much like, well, work. If you share our mindset, we should chat.We've always got our eyes peeled for smart, hungry people who think that what we do isn't so much a job as it is a way of life. And while any company can supply stuff like benefits (and, of course we do too!) our greatest benefit comes from the amazing people you'll interact with daily, who will challenge and push you to think harder, be more creative and love what you do. Sparks provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Wearesparks, Philadelphia , Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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