Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
Assist in daily banking requirements.
Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
Analyzes the balance sheet accounts during close. Any issues are resolved immediately
Reviews and provides guidance in the preparation of the quarterly reporting packages. Reconciles this reporting to the monthly reporting (frequently).
Reviews monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
Ensures that all financial reporting is accurate and timely and can be relied on by external and internal users
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
Monitors critical accruals (i.e., legal, bonus, workers comp., relocation, etc.) to make sure the financial statements are properly stated.
Communicates with internal personnel concerning matters of A/R, A/P, Payroll, Purchasing, IT, Tax, Operations, Logistics, and others in Finance
Performs special projects as needed
Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
Works overtime throughout the month so that all deadlines can be met