Accounting Manager

Building Talent, LLC
Oakland, California, United States
Competitive salary
04 Dec 2020
05 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level
A Strategic Communications and Environmental firm that works with clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues and improve our world for over 30 years, is looking for an Accounting Manager. The firm is dynamic, driven by purpose and values inspiration, collaboration and adaptation.

The Accounting Manager will report to the Controller and will have the opportunity to help the firm scale its accounting infrastructure, supervise all accounting operations, and lead and develop the Accounting staff.

Responsibility Matrix:

Timesheet follow up / posting

Project Accounting - Information Management

Employee - Information Management

Vendor - Information Management


Accounts Payable

Check Runs

Credit Card Management

Employee Expense Reports

Consultants Payable



Maintain PTO Accruals

Maintain Employee Accrual Schedules

Process PTO Accruals bi-weekly (along with payroll)

Maintain OH and Job Costing Processes

Process New Hire Info / Changes

Process Bonus and Raise Information - Year End

Accounting Staff Development

Benefit Administration

Properly Code Balance Sheet Items

Bank Reconciliation Support

Account Reconciliation Support

Business Tax Support

CPA Audits/Review Support

File Management

Education, Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a supervisory or management position. Past employment in a similar role in an architectural, engineering or planning firm preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in finance/accounting or extensive additional related industry experience.
  • Must possess and demonstrate technical understanding in interpreting financial data and reports (budgets, financial statements, etc.)
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Ability to coordinate and direct activities in a corporate services function as they relate to leaders and managers.
  • Experience working with federal, state and local government agencies preferred.
  • Strong computer skills and experience with a proficiency in accounting software, preferably Deltek Vision, and MS Office suite.