Are you seeking a mid-sized company to demonstrate your finance and accounting management skills?
Then Lawrence Merchandising Services may be the company for you…We are currently seeking an ambitious and adaptable Accounting Manager to play an integral role in our growth. The ideal candidate for the position of Accounting Manager will be an effective and experienced manager who is interested in working for a leader in the merchandising services industry.
We offer flexible hours, a small office setting, hands on cross training with the opportunity to be involved with a variety of diverse job functions.
The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting and daily cash management. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises a Staff Accountant and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year end audit preparation, the support of budget and forecast activities, and daily cash management/forecasting. The Accounting Manager will have contact with senior-level executives including Private Equity ownership employees, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
Qualified candidates will possess and/or have the ability to:
*Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA preferred.
*Four to six years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. Experience working in retail industry is preferred.
*Strong experience with QuickBooks a plus.
*Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast -pace setting.
*Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word. Strong experience with Access is a plus.
*Strong verbal and written communication skills.
*Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
*Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
Qualified candidates should apply at:
Lawrence Merchandising is a full-service retail merchandising service organization with an experienced field staff across all 50 states. We are committed to increasing sales and profits for our clients by delivering in-store solutions for their merchandising needs, such as planogram maintenance, signing placement, setting new displays or executing packaging updates. Our team of field representatives work in retailers such as Target, Walmart, Kohls and many others.
Visit our website for additional career information or to apply: www.lmsvc.com/careers