SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for an Accounting Manager to join our Financial Management & Accounting Services (FMAS) team in Chesterfield, Missouri. Our FMAS unit provides client organizations with substantial experience, resources and proven practices in non-profit financial management, including not only a comprehensive set of accounting services, but also decision-support tools and guidance.
What You Will Do
Lead 1-2 accounting team members, perform staff reviews, train and develop and mentor staff accountants
Plan and manage overall accounting activities including daily, monthly and annual accounting activity
Review and analyze monthly financial statements; provide recommendations on improving financial operations to the Director of Finance
Manage and coordinate fixed asset tracking with operations staff
Provide interim financial reporting for direct managed projects, Board funded programs and project tracking reports
Assist in the annual budget process; develop assumptions used as a basis for budget development, summarize the budget in relation to the client's Strategic Plan and prepare periodic forecasts when necessary
Review/monitor appropriate internal controls and monitor compliance for cash receipts, AP, AR, investments, competitive bids and purchase orders
Aid in the development and periodic review of an investment policy; analyze performance in relation to investment benchmarks and aid in the development of an operating reserve policy to provide funding for future client program initiatives
Work with the Director of Finance to analyze and estimate the financial impact of Board initiatives when applicable
Provide financial management support for various committees and the Board
This Role Might Be for You If…
You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
You have a proven analytical ability with results orientation
You demonstrate relationship management skills
You possess effective verbal and written communication skills
You have the ability to travel up to 5% annually and work overtime as needed (around monthly financials, client year-end and audits)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with a concentration in Accounting
7-10 years of progressive accounting experience, to include 1-2 years of people management experience
Not-for-profit accounting and/or public accounting experience
CPA is preferred
Proficiency with accounting ERP computer software, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Where Do You Fit?
Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people – regardless of position or compensation – an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.