Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Date Posted

Title: Accounting Manager

Department Control and Accounting
Reports To: Assistant Controller/Senior Director
Location: Lyndhurst, NJ

General Summary:
The Accounting Manager is responsible for supporting the Assistant Controller in the monthly financial close process, general ledger maintenance, intercompany reconciliations the development and creation of financial reporting documents. Provides guidance for proper accounting treatment as questions arise from the business. This position is responsible for ensuring the monthly close is conducted efficiently and that financial reporting controls are being met and that we provide accurate data to a variety of audiences.

Position Responsibilities:
• Monitor and assist in the monthly close process
• Review and monitor monthly journal entries prior to posting, maintain monthly/quarterly checklists for journal entries and reconciliations.
• Responsible for general ledger maintenance including chart of accounts, adding new locations and mapping.
• Maintain and coordinate intercompany reconciliations with other brands and ensure that these are properly eliminated/reported in consolidated reporting.
• Perform various account analysis, corporate bank reconciliations and schedules
• Determine financial statement impact for company initiatives
• Keep current with new/proposed accounting literature and determine the impact for the company
• Assesses financial impact and leads team in understanding/applying new financial standards
• Ensure and maintain adequate internal controls including process narratives and checklists
• Prepare monthly financial statement packages
• Assist in the preparation of the annual report including tables and notes to the financial statements
• Manage and coordinate all financial reporting controls, including internal review of financial statements and documentation of financial statement support.
• Ensure and maintain adequate internal controls including process narratives and checklists
• Assist in year-end financial audit by public accountants

Position Requirements:
• At least 5 years experience in accounting with supervisory and financial reporting experience.
• Public accounting experience a plus
• BS/BA – Accounting or Finance
• Strong communication skills
• Must be a CPA or a candidate for CPA
• Strong Technical Accounting Knowledge

SPARC Group LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a culture of inclusion and diversity within our workforce, and are committed to maintaining a workplace free from prohibited employment conduct, including discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, domestic partner status, civil partnership, status as a covered veteran, status in the Uniformed Services of the United States, citizenship and any other characteristic protected by law (“Protected Characteristics”).


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