Accounting Manager

2 months ago(11/14/2017 3:40 PM)
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Focal Point Data Risk delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.


The Accounting Manager will work closely with the Controller to manage the accounting function at Focal Point Risk.  The Accounting Manager manages Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions, monthly close and financial planning and analysis functions.  The Accounting Manager works directly with business leaders to provide operational analysis and support.  This role requires significant analysis and data presentation.


Essential Functions | Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates closely with co-workers and management across the organization.
  • Provides scheduled and ad hoc operational analysis.
  • Maintains Reconciliation of Key balance sheet Accounts including Cash, AR, AP, and Fixed Assets
  • Reviews Journal entries of staff level for accuracy
  • Manages the monthly close calendar
  • Assists accounting management with various reports.
  • Actively engages with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions and cash receipts.
  • Assists with client billing and reconciliations.
  • Supports Controller in the preparation of monthly accruals.
  • Prepares journal entries for appropriate adjustments to balance sheet and income statement account.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Oversees staff


  • 5+ years of Accounting or bookkeeping experience.
  • Working knowledge of Standard double entry accounting software.



  • Teamwork: dedication, resourcefulness, and an eagerness to learn.
  • Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking: Ability to work on several projects at a same time and follow established procedures.
  • Relationship Skills: Excellent interpersonal and business relationship development skills required.
  • Communication: Superior written verbal and listening communication
  • Detailed Oriented: Strong attention to detail, accountable and deadline-driven.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Ability to work with all levels of internal and external clients, from clerks to Controller. Willingness to collaborate with subject matter experts and team members to complete projects and other business deliverables.
  • Numeric Aptitude: Excellent numeric skills with a high level of aptitude for broader financial knowledge.
  • Detailed Oriented: Strong attention to deadlines with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Accuracy: Ability to deliver projects and all deliverables with accuracy and ability to supervise and lead staff toward error-free and accurate data.
  • Multi-tasking: Capable of managing several tasks, projects and client deliverables effectively, efficiently and on time, with accuracy to details and tasks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related area.


Technical Requirements:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) with major emphasis on Excel.
  • Familiarity extracting, mining, parsing, and summarizing large datasets from multiple sources
  • Ability to mine data with SQL and familiarity with OLAP Cube datasets.
  • Intermediate to advanced QuickBooks software.
  • Experience with Intacct or similar software product is a plus.


Travel Required: None


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • The physical activity level for this position is sedentary to light (performing non-strenuous activities). While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, talk, hear or see and occasionally, stoop, crouch and kneel.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds (0-25%of the time).
  • The employee must have manual dexterity sufficient to work with hands and fingers
  • Visual requirements include, close vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Well lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, generous PTO and some other great perks!  



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