Accounting Manager

Little Rock, Arkansas
Apr 13, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporate, Non-profit
Unlock the door to unparalleled growth and innovation in the world of accounting within a leading research university setting.

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Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 per year

A bit about us:

At the forefront of academic excellence and innovation, our institution stands as a beacon of knowledge and research in the heart of Little Rock. With a commitment to accessible, quality education and a dedication to flexible learning, we pave the way for more than 8,900 students to become the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Our essence is rooted in our metropolitan research mission, making us a pivotal force in the thriving cultural community and a cornerstone of regional leadership in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

Why join us?

Dynamic Work Environment: Thrive in a role that offers diverse responsibilities, from supervising accounting staff to leading the annual accounting cycle.
Professional Growth: Benefit from unparalleled internship opportunities and a culture that fosters professional development and innovation.
Collaborative Culture: Join a team that values collaboration, creativity, and the development of accounting procedures to meet the highest standards.
Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, ensuring a balance between your professional and personal life.
Community Impact: Be part of an institution that plays a key role in the city and state's growth, contributing significantly to the local and regional economy.

Job Details

Job Details:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Accounting Manager to join our team in the Finance industry. This is a permanent role that offers the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department, managing the financial reporting processes, and providing leadership to the accounting team. This role requires a deep understanding of accounting principles, financial analysis, and general ledger management. The ideal candidate will have experience in the nonprofit or higher education sectors, and knowledge of GASB standards. Certification from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2, is highly desirable.

  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
  • Manage the preparation and publication of departmental and organization financial documents.
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations.
  • Direct the financial planning and strategy of the organization by analyzing its performance and risks.
  • Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports.
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.
  • Develop and manage financial systems/models and carry out business modeling and risk assessments.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. A Master's degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a managerial accounting role.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred.
  • Experience in the nonprofit or higher education sectors is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of GASB standards is a must.
  • Proficiency in financial reporting, accounting, financial analysis, and general ledger management.
  • (ISC)2 certification is a strong plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and advanced knowledge of accounting software.
  • Strong understanding of business and income tax worksheets and computations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through ambiguity and complexity.
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion and documentation.

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