Full Job Description
Job Title: MANAGER, ACCOUNTING
CLS Band Generic Position Summary
As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally, works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision making process.
Specific Job Summary (describe the nature and purpose of the position)
As a member of the Resort Operations Accounting Team, the Accounting Manager’s primary focus is to support the Associations (COA) from an accounting perspective by leading the efforts to incorporate process change towards improved efficiency and effectiveness. This position is responsible for the review, analysis and reporting of MRHC financial and non-financial information, as well as implementation of accounting policies and procedures and is charged with ensuring compliance with internal controls including Sarbanes-Oxley legislation. The Accounting Manager interacts with various levels of management within Resort Operations and Finance & Accounting, facilitating the flow of information and assisting in the achievement of Resort Operations and MVCI business objectives.
CLS Generic Expected Contributions
Performs more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.
providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.
participating in setting department operating plans.
recognizing and celebrating team successes.
achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
Performs other duties as appropriate.
Specific Expected Contributions (including duties and responsibilities)
Analyze consolidated COA Summary Report monthly providing variance analysis and identification of risks and opportunities.
Direct reconciliation of all facilities department Pcard transactions and complete the AHS quarterly certification.
Accumulate and review all MRHC support for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and to ensure adherence to established internal controls. Communicate any identified weaknesses to director and provide suggestions for process improvements to enhance the security of MVCI assets.
Consolidate and provide management fees for all associations to the Treasury department with all necessary details related to the timing of the funds being pulled from the bank accounts.
Review and approve annual ProLease invoice and allocate out the expense to all impacted associations. Be the contact for ProLease access requests.
Provide quality and timely financial and management reporting that meets the needs of the individual users.
Serve as a project liaison to the Enterprise Business Solutions team on assigned projects; including partnering to identify, implement and execute deliverables. In addition, establish timeline and communicate any identified weaknesses to director and provide suggestions for process improvements.
Support both Corporate Resort Operations Accounting and Field Operations Accounting by providing reports, research, and assisting with challenges/questions.
Ensure the necessary changes are made to the COA processes or accounting documents in accordance with regulations or legal guidance to ensure compliance based on statutes/codes.
Partners with AVP to develop, implement, and maintain bad debt calculations, controller’s worksheets, maintenance fee models, insurance and corporate allocations.
Obtain within the first year of hire and maintain Community Association Managers license in the State of Florida.
Identify significant issues and facilitate process improvement.
Calculate, analyze and communicate NPM related business metrics.
Provide leadership and motivation in a team environment.
Special projects as assigned.
CLS Generic Candidate Profile
Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:
Generally, a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources). College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.
Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)
BS or BA Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
A minimum of 5 years Accounting Management or related experience
CPA or MBA preferred
Detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic, changing environment.
Strong work ethic with pride of performance
Goal oriented and self-motivated with drive and commitment to meet and exceed deadlines and expectations
Effective interpersonal and communication skills with a balance of assertive and cooperative characteristics
Ability to work with Associates at all levels of the Organization
Proven leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead, coach, and manage an accounting staff
Proficient with Microsoft Excel
Ability to work in a project team environment