Accounting Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
COMPENSATION: $75k - $85k
POSTED: Aug 1, 2022

Our client was founded in 1986, a world-leading specialty chemical manufacturing company with products that serve the environmental, forensics, food and beverage, clinical, pharma, and cannabis industries. The client is looking to hire an Accounting Manager to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$75k – $85k

Position Overview:

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for accurate internal and external recording and reporting of financial transactions, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, benchmarking data for departmental and corporate efficiencies, and ensuring Finance activities are accurate, timely, and in accordance with established legal, regulatory and quality standards. Oversee and manage the finance department staff and support senior management.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Manager:

  • Manage monthly and year-end close (reconciliations, journal entries, and balancing accounts).
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable-related issues, customer billings, and vendor invoices.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and direct the finance administrative staff in accordance with the CEO/President/CFO’s objectives.
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Maintain customer database of tax exemption forms within the sales tax program and assure compliance with State sales tax requirements.

Qualifications of the Accounting Manager:

  • 3 – 4 years of accounting/finance experience.
  • Managerial experience in a manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
  • Exposure to Sage ERP systems is highly desirable.
  • Exposure to state and local tax forms and filings is preferred.
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to gather and communicate data logically, accurately, and concisely.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work on and complete several projects concurrently in the pipeline.
  • Strong leadership skills with patience and the ability to train and mentor junior staff.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Accounting.


  • 2 Medical plans. 1 comes with an HRA that has some contribution from the company.
  • 2 Dental plans.
  • 1 Vision.
  • Company-provided Short-term disability.
  • Company-provided Term life Insurance.
  • Voluntary life to purchase.
  • Short-term disability B/U.
  • 401K match.
  • 9 Paid holidays.
  • PTO.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112370