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Accounting Manager in PA, Philadelphia at CBIZ

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


CBIZ CMF is a division of CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) with a service line focused on mergers, acquisitions, and transitions for private equity-backed firms across North America.  Our professionals are dynamic, operations-oriented financial executives who are accustomed to the issues, ambiguity, and interpersonal dynamics of businesses going through transitions and transactions.  Culturally, the division is an entrepreneurial, service-oriented, and team-centric, meritocracy.  We are looking for “A” players to round out our team.

CBIZ CMF is fortunate to have additional scale and competencies through our parent company CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) and their over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 employees in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities in the U.S.  In partnership with our parent company, additionally, we are able to offer a comprehensive set of services including: Tax, Audit, Valuation, Risk & Advisory, Corporate Recovery, Benefits, Property & Casualty and other insurance related services. 

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2018 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

About the Role

This is the lead finance role for a $45M division of CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ).  The ideal candidate possesses leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and works proactively to drive results. This person is a self-starter, flexible, has a high level of integrity and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment. Must be able to thrive in a fast-pace setting. This position reports to the Senior Managing Director of CBIZ CMF as well as the VP of Finance (Cleveland, OH). Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel. Experience with Oracle a plus.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Responsible for monthly and annual budgeting/forecasting
  • Prepare revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • Manage fixed asset activity
  • Establish and enforce corporate accounting methods, policies and principles in accordance with GAAP/SOX
  • Hire, train and supervise accounting staff
  • Provide analysis and actionable information to operations team
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes
  • Respond to inquiries from corporate finance and other firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to direct and supervise
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience in a service business

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA Preferred
  • Must possess analytical skills
  • Must have and preserve required licenses
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to travel as required by business

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