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Job Number: 2177146

Job Title: Accounting Manager

Location: Alameda

Compensation: $50-$55/hr

Job Summary: Are you a seasoned accounting professional with experience in the construction or manufacturing industry? Our client is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Accounting Manager to join their dynamic team. As an integral part of the organization, you will oversee all aspects of financial management, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely reporting. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have a strong background in construction or manufacturing accounting, and are ready to take on a leadership role, this opportunity is for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and financial reporting.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of accounting professionals, providing guidance, support, and training as needed.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to maintain compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, including monthly, quarterly, and annual statements.
  • Oversee the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and variance analysis, providing insights and recommendations to senior management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support project cost analysis, inventory management, and job costing activities.
  • Manage the year-end audit process and work closely with external auditors to ensure timely completion.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve accounting processes and systems to drive efficiency and accuracy.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, accounting standards, and regulatory changes, and implement necessary updates to ensure compliance.
  • Provide financial analysis and insights to support strategic decision-making and business growth.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA or CMA designation preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, with a focus on construction or manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and industry-specific accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems. Experience with Oracle Fusion is a plus.
  • Advanced Excel skills and the ability to analyze complex financial data.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate financial information to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and implementing best practices.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple priorities.

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.

Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects provides pay transparency by placing salary ranges in all job postings in accordance with state and local regulations. We are committed to communicating pay clearly throughout the employment process.

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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