CPA/Manager of Accounting & Bookkeeping

Job Description: CPA/ Manager of Accounting & Bookkeeping Operations

Classification: Part-time /non-exempt
Salary: $30 – $50 /hour
Hours: 20 – 30 hours /week
Reports To: Deidra Mills Ryan, CEO

Summary/Objective:

The Manager of Accounting and Bookkeeping Operations is a hands-on, detailed orientated position, supervising real-time operations that facilitate the development of a flexible, engaged, solution-orientated team. Resources computerized are used to achieve above and beyond customer satisfaction, productivity, profit, and the achievement of our Core Purpose. This leadership position manages team performance.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicates with Deidra Mills Ryan (CEO) to ensure smooth coordination of client activity; the achievement of employee objectives; the delivery of P&L results
  • Translates the DMR Vision and Core Purpose into team objectives
  • Performs client accounting work, both project-based and ongoing monthly bookkeeping
  • Models professional, forward-thinking
  • Supervises the daily activities of the Accounting and Bookkeeping Services Team
  • Responsible for ensuring the standardization, documentation and quality control of current and ongoing client work processes
  • Effectively resolves cross-functional issues making sure they are harmoniously integrated
  • Analyzes and recommends staffing mix to best accomplish DMR objectives
  • Identifies potential problems. Develops and enacts contingency plans as needed; troubleshoots; escalates and directs activities during problems. Creatively provides input for future process improvements
  • Spearheads accountability across the DMR team
  • Reviews ongoing performance results evaluated against DMR performance objectives. Takes corrective action as needed
  • Participates in weekly Good Morning Stand-Ups, monthly DMR Team Meetings, and our annual strategic planning processes
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established DMR policies to achieve the objectives of this position
  • Maintains favorable working relationships with company employees by ensuring effective communication and feedback to maximize employee morale, productivity, and efficiency
  • Projects a favorable image of DMR to promote its aims and objectives
  • Keeps CEO promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary
  • Performs all necessary supervisory functions to effectively manage the personnel assigned
  • Communicates areas of accountability and performance expected of personnel assigned via semiannual DMR performance review standards
  • Recommends salary adjustments, transfers, promotions and dismissals
  • Ensures proper training of personnel assigned, including cross-training and succession planning
  • Develops individuals for future advancement
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Technical Competencies:

  • QuickBooks Desktop; QuickBooks Online
  • Excel proficiency
  • Bill.Com, Right Networks helpful

Professional Competencies:

  • Problem Solver
  • Highly focused on customer service
  • Integrator, Decision Maker, Executor
  • Team Player
  • Great communicator, Spanish speaker a plus

Working Environment: Monday and Wednesday work in a home office environment. Potential to work remotely.

Physical Demands: Individuals need to sit or stand as required. It requires walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day. May reach above the shoulder or below the waist and lift and file documents, or store materials. Must be able to lift 15 pounds and use proper lifting techniques.

Travel: Limited local travel is expected with this position.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Texas CPA
  • 2-5 years of public accounting experience
  • 2-5 years accounting manager or controller experience
  • Start-Up/ entrepreneurial experience

Please note that the job descriptions are not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of duties or responsibilities for this job; these may change at any time with or without notice.