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General Ledger Accounting Manager

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2022-828529

Allied Universal®, North America’s leading security and facility services company, provides rewarding careers that give you a sense of purpose. While working in a dynamic, diverse and inclusive workplace, you will be part of a team that fuels a culture that will reflect in our communities and customers we serve. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for all full-time positions!

Allied Universal® is hiring a General Ledger Accounting Manager. The General Ledger Accounting Manager will lead a portion of the general accounting function. You will manage the month end close process, Fixed Asset close process, selected account reconciliations, maintain internal controls and support internal and external audit procedures in conjunction with both the financial statement and SOX audits. The Manager will interact with other headquarters departments, operations personnel, and/or outside agencies to resolve problems. This role will also be responsible for training and developing a two-person accounting team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the general ledger accounting function to ensure all month end financial closing activities are completed accurately, timely and efficiently
  • Lead Fixed Asset function including close and related internal control processes as well as monthly reporting
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of the general ledger; lead review procedures with Accountants and Senior Accountants to ensure compliance with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and company policies
  • Support timely completion of internal monthly and external quarterly/annual reporting
  • Maintain an effective and efficient internal control structure to ensure the accuracy of the financial information, and compliance with GAAP and related Allied Universal policies and procedures
  • Provide support to external auditors and consultants and ensure completion of the year-end financial statement audit and SOX audit
  • Hire, coach, and train professional accounting staff to build Allied Universal and accounting knowledge
  • Develop and maintain career development program for direct report team members
  • Support systems and processes enhancement utilizing new technology

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of six (6) years of progressive accounting management experience, preferably in a service industry.
  • Proficient knowledge of GAAP (inclusive of public company accounting and financial reporting standards)
  • Outstanding orl and written communication skills required
  • Ability to manage and motivate the team through an evolving environment
  • Effectively identify and resolve problems in high visibility, high stress situations
  • Strong analytical abilities and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines
  • Able to stay abreast of changes to existing financial accounting and reporting changes
  • Highly proficient and fully functional in all Microsoft Office applications and able to effectively utilize all available office management technology

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior auditor background or experience in working with external auditors
  • Prior Merger and Acquisition Integration experience
  • Attainment of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license
  • Master of Business Administration degree
  • Master’s degree in Accounting

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices.