Accounting Manager (Consumer Services) – Top $$ (Raleigh)

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Accounting and Finance
Business Management and Operations
Other Professional Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a highly successful and growing consumer services company with locations throughout the Raleigh area, is actively recruiting for a very sharp and capable Accounting Manager to lead day-to-day Accounting and Finance operations.

If you or someone you know would be interested in this role, we would be eager to connect with you.

Key Things to Note:

  • This company operates 4 locations, employs ~ 800 people (including field technicians) and does ~ $50m in revenues. Transaction volume is high, and we seek a candidate with experience in similar operation.
  • This is a broad-based role handling all aspects of Accounting as well as FP&A functions (budgeting, forecasting, analyses) and Operations support (risk management, business licenses, etc.).  Seek candidate who prefers a varied role. Advanced Excel and experience developing dashboards will be important.
  • This Accounting Manager will supervise a small staff (~ 3) who handle AP, AR, etc. but will personally handle Financial Reporting, GL Analysis, Intercompany Transactions, etc.  Seek candidate who enjoys a hands-on role.
  • This is a highly interactive position that will involve regular interface with department managers to help them understand the financial elements of their operations. Seek a strong communicator.
  • The company uses Sage Intacct and ServiceTitan.  Familiarity with similar systems is preferred.
  • This position is on-site in Raleigh.

Selected Duties:

  • Direct and oversee team members, who are responsible for AP, AR, and Payroll
  • Provide direction for escalated concerns (i.e. account coding, job review, payment requests, etc.)
  • Prepare monthly financial statements.  Review and ensure accuracy of GL
  • Publish monthly reporting package for executive leadership and service managers leveraging existing dashboards within the Company's ERP, Sage Intacct
  • Provide insight on actual vs. budget variances in both Company and individual departmental results
  • Develop business relationships with operational leaders and service management; Be the point person for operational questions with regards to how they intersect with accounting principles and workflows
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and/or improved efficiency in strategic selection of vendor partners
  • Direct and manage required regulatory filings (e.g. corporate registrations, business licenses, property taxes, etc.) 
  • In conjunction with HR, oversee the Company's annual insurance audits as well as the annual 401Ik) audit
  • Identify areas for operational and financial management improvements.  Develop and implement action plans

Targeted candidate will offer BA/BS in Accounting (or similar) and 7+ years of increasingly responsible accounting experience including 3+ years in leadership role.  CPA license and/or public accounting bkgd, a plus.

Other priorities include.

  • Substantial experience leading Accounting and Finance for a multi-site, $40-70m service business.  Some experience with Owner-Managed business preferred.
  • Developmental supervisory skills
  • Hands-on, get-it-done work style
  • Keen analytical ability
  • Technology savvy including expert level Excel skills and experience working with a cloud-based ERP system (ideally, Sage Intacct); ServiceTitan a plus
  • Record of longevity and impact

Finally and importantly, we seek an operations-oriented candidate who enjoys working with department leaders, gets to understand their operations and pain-points and delivers insights and solutions that enhance operational efficiency, profits and general office vibe. We seek a curious and committed contributor.

This is an immediate need, and compensation will be generous

Please forward resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates targeted.