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Accounting Manager $100-120k plus 10% bonus & equity

Bell & Associates, Inc. Kansas City, MO
  • Posted: November 24, 2020
  • Contractor

Accounting Manager


$100-120k plus 10% bonus & equity


Kansas City, MO


Bell & Associates has been engaged to help our client find their next Accounting Manager.  Our client is growing and has received funding from multiple investors recently.  This role will supervise 3 – the staff is young and motivated, so this person needs to be a mentor/strong leader.  There will be a chance for future career growth as the company grows.  


As the Accounting Manager, you will lead a team of talented professionals with a broad set of responsibilities across the accounting team and within the company. You will work both independently and collaboratively.



·         Lead the month-end close process to ensure timely and accurate results.

·         Lead the team in successfully executing against close responsibilities during the period.

·         Ensure an in-depth understanding of all accounting close processes in order to perform a thorough and accurate review of work completed so as to ensure transactions are recorded accurately in the general ledger.

·         Prepare reconciliations and record journal entries as needed.

·         Partner with CFO, Controller, and business partners to ensure all new business initiatives are recorded correctly in the general ledger.

·         On a monthly basis, lead financial reporting of actual results with ownership.

·         Build a monthly variance analysis report including commentary of actual results vs prior period and vs plan.

·         Partner with FP&A and other colleagues to develop action-oriented insights for senior leadership.

·         Distribute the monthly results to key partners including Marketing and Customer Service/Operations.

·         Communicate to partners regarding questions/comments around actual results

·         Proactively work on initiatives to shorten the close timeline and implement operational accounting efficiencies through process improvement, training, automation, and spreadsheet re-design.

·         Take ownership of complex and new accounting processes, have an in-depth understanding of the Company’s revenue recognition and inventory accounting.

·         Proactively work with other departments on new business initiatives; ensure financial statements reflect proper recognition of new business transactions in accordance with GAAP.

·         Utilize critical thinking skills to analyze general ledger activity and reconciliations for discrepancies that should be brought to the Controller’s attention.

·         Prepare special reports and assist in special projects as assigned by Controller and management team.

·         Manage successful execution of financial statement audit, by drafting financial statements, managing PBCs, preparing technical accounting memos, and in-depth analysis/ reconciliations for financial statement audit.

·         Assist with regulatory compliance and tax reporting.

·         Partner with Controller on the implementation of accounting standards on an as-needed basis.

·         Participate in the implementation of changes to policies, procedures, and systems to facilitate growth, compliance, and scaling of the business.

·         Be a mentor and leader for junior team members with training, support, and guidance and by fostering a positive work environment.

Job Requirements:


·         A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or other quantitative discipline plus CPA certification.

·         6+ years of work experience, out of which 3+ years at a public accounting firm is strongly preferred

·         Advanced excel skills required (critical to success in the position)

·         Experience with Quickbooks,, Expensify, and inventory management tools a plus

·         Extreme attention to detail and ability to simultaneously research discrepancies and solve problems

·         High acumen around critical thinking and organization

·         Effective communicator with the ability to articulate complex issues in a simple manner


Bell & Associates, Inc. was recently recognized by Forbes list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America -




Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas - Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management.  We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.    

Bell & Associates, Inc.


Kansas City, MO
64101 USA

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