Accounting Manager

AP Professionals of Rochester
May 16, 2023
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190 Linden Oaks


AP Professionals is excited to present this opportunity to our Rochester network. A thriving organization in a booming industry is looking for an Accounting Manager within their general accounting team. The position is open due to a recent promotion.

This new hire will work closely with the Director of Accounting and manage three direct reports. In addition to the proper technical skills, our client is looking for someone who can help coach and develop team members. Keeping an eye out for process improvement opportunities is important to them, too.

Base salary that's competitive to the local market (exact figures will be shared with applicants), above average annual bonus, and strong equity perks. Hybrid schedule of three in, two remote as well!


  • Contribute to the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes in accordance with GAAP
  • Manage aspects of the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close and financial reporting cycles in accordance with GAAP
  • Oversee property-level general accounting, treasury, and accounts payable functions
  • Provide comprehensive analysis for their areas of responsibility and be able to present findings to senior management
  • Review financial statements and general ledgers, and work with the accounting team to address any discrepancies
  • Review various monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations and journal entries, and provide guidance on discrepancies
  • Provide guidance and assistance as needed to colleagues performing accounting and financial reporting preparation duties
  • Assist with research and provide insight on proper accounting treatment for new processes, accounting standard updates and technical issues as needed for property level accounting and reporting
  • Guide and manage the team on implementation of new processes and procedures
  • Partner with the IT/IS department to drive accounting software and system implementation and improvement efforts
  • Help coordinate compliance with Sarbanes Oxley, supporting, enforcing, and implementing internal controls
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining documentation of financial processes and controls to meet Sarbanes Oxley compliance and succession planning
  • Assist with annual external audit and quarterly review processes, as well as internal audits
  • Help identify and develop best-in-class workflow improvements and/or efficiencies; recommend improvements as needed to ensure accurate financial reporting, ensure adequate controls, policies and procedures are in place, and ensure the department has the ability to scale with the company’s growth
  • Manage and develop a talented team of 3 individuals
  • Develop an understanding of resource needs and requirements, balanced with evaluation of process efficiencies and enhancements, to determine appropriate trigger points to add professionals to the team


  • bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA license, or currently pursuing, a strong plus


  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory role with direct reports
  • experience at a publicly-traded company preferred
  • will entertain applicants directly from public accounting
  • experience with software implementation or automation a plus
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