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Job Number: 2177048

Job Title: Accounting Manager

Location: Emeryville

Compensation: $120-140k

Job Summary:

Are you a seasoned accounting professional with a passion for the dynamic world of construction? Our client, a well-established construction company with over a century of excellence, is seeking an Accounting Manager to join their team. As the Accounting Manager, you will be a key strategic partner to all departments, providing valuable financial analysis and guidance to drive informed business decisions. This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected and innovative construction company that values its employees and fosters a collaborative work culture.

Job Title Responsibilities:

  • You will have the opportunity to be hands-on in all accounting areas: GL, Payroll, AP, AR, Job Cost
  • Lead close related activities to ensure accurate financials in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Complete close activities such as journal entries and reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Build and fine-tune processes to improve our team's functionality
  • Assist in treasury/banking related tasks
  • Leverage our new ERP system by learning and improving on the current structure
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting as requested for job-cost, WIP, payroll, etc.
  • Help oversee our team of 7 to make sure operations are running smoothly
  • Spearhead requests such as: census', business license renewals, tax filings
  • Be the liaison for the Annual Review completed by our CPA
  • Work directly with the Controller and CEO on critical managerial decisions

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Accounting/Finance required; CPA / MBA preferred
  • 5+ years experience in the construction industry required
  • Highly detail oriented, problem-solver, and analytical
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a dynamic space
  • Work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Very strong communicator with a customer service approach
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • ERP Systems experience - Vista by Viewpoint, a plus.


About Nelson Connects:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson Connects can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for.

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California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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