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Accounting Team Lead

Improve Group Albuquerque, NM
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Improve group is a fast-paced growing company with offices across North America and Europe. We help our clients make a bigger impact by helping them align their people, space, and technology together to achieve incredible results. We’re looking for a new team member to support various finance and accounting functions. This role will report to the Director of Finance and will be the team lead in the areas of the accounting functions of the organization and oversight of day to day finance operations. We need someone who respects deadlines, accuracy, efficiency, and doesn’t mind wearing a few hats at one time. Improve Group is an employee owned company that offers an excellent culture driven by core values including customer service, integrity, and excellence.

The Accounting Team Lead is responsible for the success of the day to day operations within the Finance Department. The role provides both tactical and operational expertise to the Finance Department. This individual focuses on cultivating a high performing team that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, team work, and the Improve Group values that embody the culture.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Team Lead Include:

• Maintain General Ledger and QuickBooks file

• Oversee day to day operations of Finance Department; Assist the Director of Finance in the direction of the accounting functions of the organization

• Prepare and review monthly/quarterly/annual journal entries, analysis, and account reconciliations as required to accurately close periods

• Prepare monthly reconciliations for all Balance Sheet accounts

• Provide accounting support for business transactions including product sales, inventory, and labor

• Assist the Director of Finance in the direction of the accounting functions of the organization

• Assures accuracy within the department by monitoring and analyzing internal control systems and adopting proper policies for financial reporting

• Ability to analyze, interpret, and report financial data in detail to Director of Finance

• Manage year end reports and statements, including 1099 statements

• Review commissions prior to payroll processing

• Assist and provide occasional backup for various HR related tasks

• Supports budgets and forecasting activities

• Oversee sales tax reports/filings (including international); Oversee property tax filings

• Oversee bank accounts, cash flow, and currency exchange rates

• Prepare payroll tax calculations and quarterly filings

• Provide cost analysis project tracker weekly report to management

• Assist with external audits, proposals, and submittals

• Ad hoc reporting and projects as needed and assigned

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

• B.A. degree in Accounting or Finance

• Minimum 5 years of related experience

• Proficiency in MS Excel

• Proficiency in accounting software

• Sales tax knowledge and experience in multiple states (international sales tax experience a plus)

• General ledger management experience

• Experience reviewing and analyzing journal entries, accounting classifications, and other accounting/financial statements

• Experience creating Balance Sheets and Income Statements

• Good interpersonal and communication skills

• High attention to detail and accuracy

• Must be good at organizing, time management, and deadline driven

• Is expected to have good judgement, planning skills, and leadership traits

Improve Group

Why Work Here?

Growing business, values driven, employee owned, great benefits and room to grow professionally.

Improve Group began in 1976 as a filing system and storage systems dealer in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We soon found that we could do so much more for our clients. Through our passion for helping people and our restless drive to find better solutions, our company has grown into a global business ally. Our clients include the finest military organizations, the most progressive healthcare providers and a building community that is ever-evolving. Our innovative core team works closely with a coalition of partners who make the best products using the latest technology to deliver the most efficient solutions.


3550 Pan American Fwy, Ste A, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Albuquerque, NM