Cange Group, LLC

Anchorage , AK

Lead Accountant/Accounting Manager

Cange Group, LLC
Anchorage, AK Full-time
Posted on February 12, 2020

Lead Accountant/Accounting Manager

Cange Group, LLC, an Anchorage, Alaska based Commercial Real Estate Management Brokerage is looking for a lead accountant to process, track and evaluate all day-to-day financial aspects of its operations.  Roles and responsibilities include all functions of the daily operations of the accounting department; monitoring and analyzing accounting data and produce financial reports or statements; establishing and enforcing proper accounting methods, policies and principles.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare asset, liability and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Develops and implements accounting policies, coordination of systems and procedures, and the preparation of operating data and special reports as required, including interim and year-end financial statements. Maintains company’s system of accounts; keeps books and records on all company transactions and assets
  • Document financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports and packages as directed by owners
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating daily activities, proper workflows and answering questions
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secure financial information ensuring database backups are in place
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results to multiple owners
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status periodically
  • Provide technical support and advice to management
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department's goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external clients
  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Establish and maintain fiscal and electronic files and records to document transactions
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.

Manage the daily operations of the accounting department including:

  • month and end-year process
  • accounts payable/receivable
  • cash receipts
  • general ledger
  • reconciliations
  • budgeting and forecasting
  • revenue and expenditure variance analysis
  • capital assets reconciliations
  • trust account statement reconciliations
  • check runs
  • fixed asset activity
  • debt activity

Requirements & Preferences

  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, Excel and accounting software and databases. 
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others, solve problems in a finance environment
  • Experience in the Asset & Property Management Software Yardi a plus.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • High attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Real Estate accounting experience and ability to read and understand leases preferred
  • Multiple years in an accounting leadership role