Accounting Supervisor (Orangeburg, SC)

Company Name:
Flat Fee Recruiting
Accounting Supervisor (Orangeburg)
The Accounting Supervisor manages the accounts payable, accounting, investment, financial reporting, audit coordination, tax return preparation coordination, HUD compliance and other matters related to finance and accounting. The position supervises Accounting Specialists and interfaces frequently with the Corporate Accounting Department and the management team. The Accounting Supervisor may perform certain Corporate Accounting responsibilities. The Accounting Supervisor reports directly to a VP, Affordable Property Management Business Unit and on a dotted-line basis to the Companys Chief Financial Officer. The Accounting Supervisor is a member of the corporate Management Team.
Supervises and supports Accounting Specialists in processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts and disbursements, investments, inventory, fixed assets, other assets and journal entries accurately and timely
Ensures month-end closeout procedures are adhered to including calculation of management fees
Supervises and supports Accounting Specialists to accurately prepare and issue Properties financial statements by agreed upon dates
Fills-in for Accounting Specialists when they are unavailable
May act in capacity of an Accounting Specialist for a limited number of Properties
Prepares and sends monthly financial statements to Properties owners
Reviews owners letters and ensures quality letters are sent timely
Reviews monthly financial statements as quality control on a rotating basis as assigned
Assists in the development and maintenance of financial reporting systems to insure integrity based on sound accounting procedures and controls
Monitors cash balances and aging of payables to the corporation and other vendors
Maintains accounting files
Acts as an Administrator for Yardi financial accounting and general ledger software program
Develops and maintains accounting policies and procedures manual
Maintain HUD Online Secure System for accounting staff
Manages Chart of Accounts
Set-up new properties in Yardi financial system upon request.
Keeps the Chief Financial Officer informed of issues and activities related to accounting systems and procedures and internal controls
Receives and verifies information on applications
Assists in the preparation of annual Operating Budgets and Tax Levy upon request.
Opens bank accounts on behalf of the organization
Coordinates audits including but not limited to receiving signed forms from auditors prior to auditors commencing audits and filing them, preparing and signing other correspondence which includes bids, engagement and representation letters and mortgage and bank audit confirmations, reviewing audited financial statement and Corrective Action drafts, consulting with auditors before reports are finalized, and preparing cover letters to owners requesting signatures on audit representation letters
Coordinates Properties tax return preparation including but not limited to reviewing tax returns and preparing cover letters to owners requesting signatures on tax returns
Ensures all Accounting Specialists are adequately trained
Ensures that written performance evaluations of supervised employees are completed as required, provides continuous feedback on personnel performance issues, and takes immediate action to recognize achievements and address deficiencies or problems
Leads and nurtures a work culture that promotes open, frequent and communication among staff, stimulating teamwork to accomplish desired goals and objectives
Assists the Corporate Accounting Department with bill-outs, receipts entry and reconciliations as requested by the Chief Financial Officer
Acts as back-up to Corporate Accounting Supervisor upon request of Chief Financial Officer
Minimum three years experience as Accountant or Accounting Supervisor
At least two years supervisory experience
Must be proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and accounting software systems
Proficiency in electronic accounting (payables, receivables, general ledger, journal entries, etc.)
Ability to work with little direction
Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to read and understand financial statements
Organizational and follow-up skills
Analytical skills
Attention to detail
Ability to thrive in a challenging and changing environment
Two-year certificate from college or technical school;
Three years general Accounting experience required.
Two years supervisory experience required.

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