Accounting Manager

  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Permanent
  • $75,000 – $120,000
  • Solar

Job Description

As the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting activities of the company. You will ensure accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements while contributing to the financial planning and strategic decision-making processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all general accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by researching existing and new legislation, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Liaise with external auditors and ensure the successful completion of annual audits.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Analyze variances and provide recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Monitor and report on financial performance against budgets and forecasts.
  • Evaluate and implement internal control systems to enhance the accuracy of financial records and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting function.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA or CMA certification an asset.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in the renewable energy sector is a plus.