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Robert Half Accounting Manager in Columbus, Ohio


We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Manager in Columbus, Ohio. The role involves overseeing the monthly close process, managing a team of accountants, and closely interacting with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP& A) and business operation teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing internal controls, streamlining and automating procedures, and challenging the status quo.


• This position will oversee the monthly close process and manage a team of 3-4 accountants, offering an opportunity to interact closely with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP& A) and business operation teams

• Additional opportunities include enhancing internal controls, streamlining and automating procedures, and challenging the status quo

• Manage the monthly close process, including preparing or reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations

• Review area operational financial statements, determining proper accounting and expense recognition

• Prepare financial statements, technical accounting memos, account reconciliations and other work papers

• Supervise the intercompany accounting processes, including the allocation and elimination of expenses and revenues among subsidiaries

• Manage and maintain standard cost/job cost allocation, expense recognition and accruals

• Prepare, reconcile and analyze all insurance related accounts and premiums

• Lead Treasury management process and products

• Partner with FP& A to understand variances, set budgets, and help drive business decisions

• Prepare supporting schedules for financial statement footnotes and board packages

• Coordinate and manage the external audit process with independent auditors

• Maintain internal control integrity and related documentation and compliance

• Use critical thinking and attention to detail to help ensure financial statements are free from misstatement

• Work on complex issues which require input from multiple sources and innovative problem solving

• Create and/or maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all tasks performed and review SOPs to identify opportunities to streamline and automate processes

• Assist with Ad hoc analysis and research as needed

• Supervise, guide, and mentor accounting staff, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment


• Accounting or Finance Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

• 5+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance environment, including 3+ years of supervisory experience

• Extensive knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles, including revenue recognition

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

• Ability to work with minimal supervision with a continuous improvement mindset

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