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Sr. Accounting Manager / Accounting Manager

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We are looking to hire a Sr. Accounting Manager with professional services industry experience for a reputable public relations firm in San Francisco. This role is 100% remote with some training in the office until you get up to speed. You will be responsible for managing accounting and finance functions related to A/P, A/R (complex professional services billing), general ledger, month-end close, utilization reports, cash management, audit preparation, and preparation of financial statements. This position reports to the CEO and Fractional CFO. Our client will consider both direct hires and contract to hire.


  • Provide final revisions and preparation for company financial statements by reviewing A/P, A/R, and creating invoices, P&L, and balance sheets.
  • Manage all client invoicing for the Agency including reviewing final A/R and resolving issues.
  • Oversight of all projects P&L.
  • Perform flux analysis to monitor progress and maintain charts of accounts as needed.
  • Lead and assist with RFP pricing and responses.
  • Collaborate with our outsourced Accounting Team.
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure budgets are tracked with corresponding contracts.
  • Lead and oversee all project budget meetings with Project Managers.
  • Track project budgets, and resolve errors and issues.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all QuickBooks Online transactions and activity.
  • Ensure data in time tracking and project management system Mavenlink is current and accurate.
  • Process weekly payroll through a third-party service provider (Paychex or similar).
  • Recommend process improvement to increase efficiencies.
  • Actively participate in Leadership Team meetings.
  • Special projects, requests, and tasks as defined by the CEO.
  • Direct accounting tasks of part-time Assistant. Education and Experience
  • An accounting degree or equivalent
  • Agency and/or Professional Services Firm experience is a must!
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in an Accounting Department
  • 1+ years of experience leading and managing a small accounting team
  • Fully versed in processing AP/AR, detailed/government client invoicing, processing payroll
  • Time and material invoicing experience, preferably in an agency environment.
  • Experience time tracking with multiple rates, per project against budget
  • Mid-level proficiency with QuickBooks
  • Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, V lookups, formulas)
  • General knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles
  • General knowledge of applicable laws, codes, and regulations
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (preferably in a Mac environment)
  • Familiarity with Google Drive is strongly preferred
  • Experience with the development of RFP pricing (preferred)
  • Government contract experience is a plus! Experience with project management & time tracking system, preferable in an agency environment.
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