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B&H Photo General Ledger Accounting Manager in New York, New York

At over 50 years old and counting, B&H has built a reputation as the trusted resource for photography and videography enthusiasts via its NYC SuperStore and its award-winning website. Long known as "The Professional’s Source", B&H is recognized by savvy consumers worldwide for its honest, knowledgeable guidance, expert tips and articles… and always-great prices.

B&H offers competitive salaries, medical benefits, a 401K plan, employee discounts and opportunities to grow within a high-energy, low-attitude environment. Make your move to B&H today!

Job Overview:

The Accounting department records and maintains all financial data required for company financial statements.

The General Ledger Accounting Manager oversees the workflow and productivity of the Accounting team and ensures company transactions are recorded properly and reporting accurately. As the senior member of the accounting team, the Manager possesses a comprehensive understanding of general ledger processes and resolves any escalated issues. The manager provides technical and non-technical guidance to the accounting team and prioritizes and delegates workflow based on complexity and availability of team resources.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the workflow and productivity of General Ledger Accounting Team

  • Delegates and prioritizes assignments based on complexity and availability of team resources

  • Implements procedural and policy changes to improve departmental workflow

  • Develops, enforces, and maintains company accounting policies

  • Maintains accuracy and integrity of financial software system and financial statements

  • Communicates and interacts with CFO, B&H departments, and external accountants as needed to keep them updated and to resolve issues and problems

  • Prepares financial statements for management reporting needs and banking institutions

  • Facilitates and manages the external auditing process

  • Oversees design and implementation of accounting control processes

  • Provides training and guidance to all members of the general ledger accounting team

    Additional Responsibilities:

  • As assigned by Director of Accounting

    Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong management and leadership skills

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting standards and internal controls

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills

  • Proven track record of leading process improvement initiatives and driving operations effeciencies

  • Articulate communicator and analytical thinker

  • Professional phone demeanor

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Detail-oriented and quick thinker

    Preferred Education, Experience and Licenses:

  • Minimum 5 years managing a team

  • Minimum 7 years of general accounting experience

  • Utilization of Microsoft Office programs

  • BA in Accounting

    Physical Environment/Occupational Risks

  • N/A

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex or gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

Job Details

Job Family Finance

Pay Type Salary

Hiring Min Rate 109,400 USD

Hiring Max Rate 136,750 USD