Somatus Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager in Springfield, Illinois
Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager at Somatus
The Financial Accounting and Reporting Manager is responsible for handling all areas of the general ledger including ongoing accounting entries; monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities; and support for internal and external reporting requirements. The Accounting Manager will mentor the accounting team ensuring accurate and timely financial statements in compliance with US GAAP.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain accurate general ledger and prepare reconciliations as part of the month-end close process
Assist with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close and consolidation
Support organizational financial reporting
Create and maintain dashboards for standard financial information coordinating with operating and finance groups
Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close and consolidation
Perform variance analysis for the statement of operations and the balance sheet.
Assist with the design and implementation of key finance systems, close efficiency, and audit readiness.
Support the development of a SOX Program. Prepare documentation in accordance with SOX standards.
Effectively use technology to coordinate the management of financial data and definitions to enable improved transparency and understanding of results and business trends
Prepare operational analysis and reporting on a recurring and ad hoc basis
Assist with developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures
Evaluate the adequacy of steps taken by the accounting team to manage and remediate internal control deficiencies
Support the documentation and maintenance requirements for the Company’s accounting policies which include the adoption of new accounting standards and policies as disclosed in its financial statements and retained in the accounting files
Partner with other members of the accounting team to implement new accounting standards, changes in accounting policies or to operationalize the accounting for new transactions
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting plus five years of related experience
Experience with the maintenance and operation of general ledger software
Experience with report-writing software
CPA certification or CPA eligibility
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong understanding of US GAAP accounting principles and procedures
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel including the use of pivot tables, v-lookups, macros, as if functions, etc.
Strong time management and prioritization skills
Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage one's own individual projects
Present oneself in a professional manner and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts
This job operates in a professional setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Normal manual dexterity is required.
Normal speaking and hearing abilities to interact with others in an office environment, over telephone or other video conferencing platform.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms and continuously repeat the same hand, arm finger motion many times as in typing.
Our priority is the health and safety of our members, colleagues, partners, and community. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company pursuant to applicable law.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .
Somatus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
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