Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Irvine
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    CA
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-156953
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Client Services/Account Management
  • Summary

    Accounting Manager

     

    Advantage Sales and Marketing is looking for a detailed and results-driven Accounting Manager to join our corporate team at our Irvine headquarters.  The ideal candidate will ensure the application of sound accounting principles and practices, demonstrate proficiency in areas related to the general ledger and financial reporting and communicate clearly with all levels of the organization.  This is an opportunity for an individual to utilize their Business and Leadership skills and grow their career in one of the largest sales and marketing agencies in the companies in the Industry.

     

    Responsibilities

    • The Accounting Manager oversees general accounting functions and Staff Accountants, is responsible for financial statements, G/L and fixed assets and assists the Divisional Controller as needed
    • Assists in resolving account discrepancies by investigating documentation
    • Oversees revenue by verifying transaction information
    • Oversees general ledger integrity
    • Assists in preparation of account reconciliations
    • Could include payroll and expense accruals.
    • Ensures accurate financial results by participating in the closing of the monthly and annual accounting cycles.
    • Provides assistance for creating forecasts and budgets to managers by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources
    • Ensures accurate financial results by participating in the closing of the monthly and annual accounting cycles
    • Provides assistance for creating forecasts and budgets to managers by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Adhoc reporting requests from the team. 

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
    • Supervisory experience
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Good written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers 

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary  

     

    Responsible for financial statements, G/L, fixed assets, and assisting the Divisional Controller as needed. Manages and oversees general accounting functions and Staff Accountants.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

     

    General Ledger Account Problem Resolution

    • Assists in resolving account discrepancies by investigating documentation

    General Ledger and Accounting Cycle

    • Oversees revenue by verifying transaction information
    • Oversees general ledger integrity
    • Assists in preparation of account reconciliations
    • Could include payroll and expense accruals.

    Accounts Receivable

    • Supervises the collection of past due revenue by corresponding with Clients to resolve delinquent accounts.
    • Assist Accounts Payable Department with General Ledger and Job Coding

    Analysis Report Preparation

    • Ensures accurate financial results by participating in the closing of the monthly and annual accounting cycles.

    Fixed Asset Management

    • Tracks fixed assets including preparing property tax filings.

    Forecasting and Budgeting

    • Provides assistance for creating forecasts and budgets to managers by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

     

    Indirect Reports

    May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

    Minimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

    Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree          or equivalent experience               

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Accounting or Finance, or CPA preferred equivalent work experience

    • 5+ years of experience in Accounting
    • Supervisory experience

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Good written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
    • Advanced knowledge of the financial management process

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.  A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership:  These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC.  Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper.  It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law.  As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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