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Accounting Manager Easterseals Occupation: Accountants
Location: Silver Spring, MD - 20910 Positions available: 1
Job #: 1178731
Updated: 8/2/2020 Expires: 8/1/2020
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Position Summary:

The Accounting Manager, reporting to the Controller, directs Accounting Operations encompassing Accounts Payable, Payroll, Billing, Accounts Receivable and Cash receipts, Special Billing/Reporting to ensure effective and efficient processing and compliance with firm policies, procedures and internal accounting and system controls. The accounting manager is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of accounting data in the electronic accounting system and is responsible for closing the accounting books on a consistent, monthly basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages and trains the accounting staff who are responsible for accounts payable, billing, collections, payroll and general ledger.

Evaluates current positions and their roles and responsibilities to ensure they comport with process improvements that the incumbent will implement. Hire accounting staff, terminate staff when necessary and conducts performance evaluations.

Accounting manager will fully engage in the processing of P/R, billing, cash receipts, payables and journal entries to improve and advance automation of process flow and to serve as a backup in case of staff absences or emergencies.

Internal Control

In coordination with the Controller accounting manager will:

· Establish internal control of accounting transactions

· Implement policies and procedures as it relates to accounting, train accounting staff on all the policy and procedures

· Implement sound accounting procedures, establish systematic processing of accounting data.

· Establish change management protocols to ensure any revisions to policies and procedures are properly implemented

· Review and update the accounting manual as it is needed.

· Help in designing and implementing a record retention policy on maintaining accounting records.

Year End Responsibilities

Accounting manager is responsible for year end closing of books on a timely manner

Accounting manager will close the previous year and open the new year in the accounting system

Will prepare all audit schedule for review by the Controller

Will respond to audit inquires by the auditors

Will work with Controller to make sure all audit responses are accurate and complete.

Other Responsibilities

Review and reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly

Ensure biweekly payroll is posted in the G/L on a timely manner

Assure project and grant revenue transactions are posted timely

Indirect Cost allocations are calculated, reviewed and posted prior to monthly closing

Requisite bank reports are prepared and ready for review and submission on a timely manner

Assist Financial/Budget analyst with coordination and development of budgets, forecast, and projections

Other duties as assigned


Excellent knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

Excellent management and supervisory skills with ability to direct, communicate with and train employees

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent attention to detail

Exceptional ability to communicate, both orally and in writing

Strong analytical and reasoning skills

Must be highly motivated with love of learning

Proficient in Microsoft WORD

Excellent knowledge of Excel including Pivot tables, V Look up, Macros

Familiarity with Not for Profit and Federal, State and Local Grant and Contract Accounting Standards and Cost Accounting Standards

Education and Experience

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Five or more years’ experience in accounting including managing staff

CPA designation preferred

Easterseals policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. Employment decisions at Easterseals are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

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250-499 employees

Location/Work Site Information
Address: 1420 Spring Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Work At Home option:   No
Public Transportation Accessible:   Yes
Location/Work Site Industry (NAICS):   Child Day Care Services (624410)
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Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Special Software/Hardware skills needed: No

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This section shows the number of job openings and green jobs advertised online in Montgomery County, MD for Accountants and for the related occupational group of Business and Financial Operations Occupations on March 1, 2021 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 353 job openings and 4 green jobs advertised online in Montgomery County, MD for Accountants on March 1, 2021. There are also 1,136 job openings and 13 green jobs advertised online for the related occupation group of Business and Financial Operations Occupations in Montgomery County, MD on March 1, 2021.
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