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Advantage Solutions Accounting Manager - Korean/English Language Skills Required in Anaheim, California

Summary

Accounting Manager - Korean/English Language Skills Required

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director/VP of Finance, the Accounting manager will perform highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the integrity of Daymon’s ledgers, business systems, and finance projects. He or she will manage these projects, reports, and resource requirements while directing the activities of the accounting staff to accurately and quickly record general accounting metrics including the revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities of the organization. Primary responsibilities include supervision of the monthly close process, monthly, quarterly and annual billings to clients for services provided, supervising accounts payable, and monthly internal and external reporting. Additionally, the Accounting manager serves as the Finance Business Partner for CDS Korea organization, identifying and implementing sound procedures, controls and process improvements to optimize business performance. Theincumbent prepares,presents and explains financial variances to leadership, and conducts monthly reviews of reports with business leaders. This position is also responsible for the yearend audit and tax processes, and policy and procedure documentation. The Accounting manager will lead a team of accounting and billing staff.

Leadership:

Based on overall accountability, scope/level of responsibility, choose leadership framework for this position:

  • Individual Contributor

X Manager of Individual Contributors

  • Executive

  • C-Suite

Team Responsibility (Number of people the job will oversee): 3 (1 Staff Accountant, 2 Billing staff, 1 Payroll staff)

Duties, Responsibilities and Expected Contributions

Business/Functional Results

  • Direct the daily accounting activities required to maintain Daymon’s general ledgers, consisting of, but not limited to, cash reconciliations, fixed asset activity, and the recording of revenue and expenses.

  • Oversee financial models that provide financial analysis and decision support to business leadership on key business components. Propose potential solutions to complex problems.

  • Ensure expenditure control and compliance with funding and reporting requirements , company policy and standard accounting procedures.

  • Manage budget and forecasting for department.

  • Review monthly reports and month-end journal entities that compares data for multiple entities to recommend funding and capital to resolve operational issues.

  • Champion the month-end close to assure all accounting transactions are at a level for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); review financial statements for each entity.

  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis

  • Oversees monthly audit controls are in place and assists with the annual audit.

  • Demonstrate functional expertise in all facets of financial strategy and accounting practices via on-the-job development, educational and networking opportunities

Managing Execution

  • Scrutinize and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing business systems projects that link to strategic objectives.

  • Ensure deadlines for reporting and filings are maintained.

  • Effectively partner with leaders to create solid understanding of key financial metrics and how to track for desired results.

  • Ensure appropriate amount of support (time & resource allocation) for top initiatives.

  • Identify opportunities to improve and develop the business process flow.

  • Communicate and escalate issues appropriately.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and maintaining personal networks.

Generating Talent

  • Hire, develop and lead a high-performing team. Involves helping with work allocation, problem resolution and evaluating performance.

  • Provide direction, training and coaching to the team.

  • Retain key talent to enable the execution of the goals of the Company.

  • Motivate and inspire the finance team to produce and deliver accurate financial information to all business leaders

  • Inspire employees to reach his or her full potential and achieve excellence

Strategic Leadership

  • Execute strategic initiatives for the corporate finance team and recommend strategies.

  • Partner with business units to ensure support of strategic objectives for region’s internal customers.

  • Support, provide guidance with customer issues relating to cost/value.

  • Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial plans and analysis that links to strategic objectives and initiatives. Work with Director/VP of Finance and team to execute strategic plans for the company and initiatives for the Finance function

Managing Relationships

  • Direct, delegate, empower and influence effectively.

  • Interact with key leadership and develop partnerships with management at CDS, with customer account teams and external customers.

  • Communicate effectively requests and findings across departments and organizational levels.

  • Able to work in a collaborative fashion; positive influence to drive revenue enhancement, return on investment or expense management initiatives that ensure performance results are met

Position Requirements:

  1. Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s degree Business, Finance or Accounting or related discipline; Preferred: MBA/Graduate Degree &/or CPA, CFA

  • Minimum: 10 years of progressive experience at Manager level in Finance or Accounting

  • Preferred: Strong experience in private and public accounting sectors

  • Exposure to complex accounting issues including business consolidation, company valuation a plus

  • Dynamics AX and Blackline experience desired

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead teams; preferred minimum of 5 years managing accounting staff

  1. Functional Knowledge and Business Expertise Required
  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history

  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), IFRS (International Financial Standards), GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards) and demonstrated application of the principles. Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles

  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously with superior attention to detail

  • Experience working with third party providers such as banks, audit firms and accounting firms

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of accounting principles and standards

  • Very proficient in: Dynamics AX, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access (a plus) etc.)

  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner and to different levels of management.

  • Knowledge of local financial regulations

  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

  • Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting

  • Small and large project/program orientation

  • Knowledge of systems of internal controls in a global organization

  1. Attributes/Competencies
  • Building Effective Teams

  • Customer Focus

  • Critical Thinking

  • Drive for Results

  • Informing

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Managerial Courage

  • Managing and Measuring Work

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Listens

  • Priority setting

  • Flexible

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong multi-tasking ability

  • Engaged, Proactive and Positive

  • Accountable

  • Sense of Urgency or Takes initiative/ownership without supervision

  • Strong Business Acumen

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

Responsible for financial statements, G/L, fixed assets, and assisting the Divisional Controller as needed. Manages and oversees general accounting functions and Staff Accountants.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

General Ledger Account Problem Resolution

  • Assists in resolving account discrepancies by investigating documentation

General Ledger and Accounting Cycle

  • Oversees revenue by verifying transaction information

  • Oversees general ledger integrity

  • Assists in preparation of account reconciliations

  • Could include payroll and expense accruals.

Accounts Receivable

  • Supervises the collection of past due revenue by corresponding with Clients to resolve delinquent accounts.

  • Assist Accounts Payable Department with General Ledger and Job Coding

Analysis Report Preparation

  • Ensures accurate financial results by participating in the closing of the monthly and annual accounting cycles.

Fixed Asset Management

  • Tracks fixed assets including preparing property tax filings.

Forecasting and Budgeting

  • Provides assistance for creating forecasts and budgets to managers by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Accounting or Finance, or CPA preferred equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting

  • Supervisory experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

  • Advanced knowledge of the financial management process

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-HI-Honolulu | US-CA-Anaheim | US-CA-San Jose

Primary Posting Location : City Los Angeles

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Postal Code 96822

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-357955

Position Type Full Time

Category Client Services/Account Management

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