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TEMP Accounting Manager; Valencia, CA

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posted Jul 22, 2015, 1:29 PM by Unknown user

Role: Accounting Manager (Temp)



Responsible for all elements of general accounting, credit and collections, SOX compliance and accounts payable.  Will provide support to Dr. of Finance and executive management, as well as to other senior executives on a broad range of accounting and financial strategic and tactical issues which impact the Company.  


Responsibilities include internal and external consolidated financial reporting and analysis; policy and procedure development.  Will evaluate, develop and lead improvements in the accounting, financial planning, reporting and analysis processes to ensure compliance with G.A.A.P and an adequate system of internal controls; provide functional leadership in the interpretation and application of technical accounting rules. Will assume responsibility for audits, to include Sarbanes Oxley Compliance.  Responsible for credit and collections and accounts payable working with a shared service environment.  Will have 3 direct reports.


A)        Minimum professional and educational background desired.


  • Requires BS/BA Accounting or Finance.  MBA or relevant advanced degree highly preferred.  
  • Very strong preference for CPA.
  • Should have 7+ years relevant financial experience.  Experience must include a strong focus on general accounting preferably in a manufacturing environment along with a demonstrated understanding of Corporate, Legal and Regulatory requirements, cost accounting, project accounting (where appropriate) and day-to-day operational support.
  • Experience in managing Sarbanes Oxley Compliance required.
  • Must have strong communication, organizational and analytical skills with expert proficiency in MS Office.
  • Heavy hands-on accounting required.  This is an active manager role.
  • Strong ethical standards are required.  
  • Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident.




  1. Business Acumen:  Thinks as a business person and applies financial knowledge and expertise to make the company successful.


2.             Acts as a Trusted Business Partner: Successful candidate builds trust and develops support among the businesses served. This person anticipates and recognizes opportunities for Finance to partner with the business to achieve successful decisions and outcomes.


3.             Customer Focus:  Successful candidate is committed to deliver the best service possible to the businesses served. He/she adjusts approach as needed to ensure that financial programs and initiatives address the business needs, concerns and requests.


4.               Influence:  Is an effective advocate for the finance organization. Can effectively influence people over whom he/she has no direct authority.


5.             Project Management:  Sets effective priorities and ensures timely progress on key milestones, adapting approach to deal with changing needs and situations.  Addresses obstacles and monitors progress to deliver on commitments.


6.             Professional Development: Committed to continuous learning / improvement in all areas of finance.


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