This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the General Ledger and Financial statements
This position reports to the CFO.
Reporting to this position are the accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll positions.
Establishing and maintaining internal controls.
Assures that fiscal functions are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other regulatory and advisory organizations.
Providing monthly, quarterly and year-end financial package.
Assist with budget process and year-end review.
Analyze cost variances and provide managers with financial inquiries support
Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the accounting function for the Company.
Identifies department goals, recommends budget and appropriate staffing to accomplish goals in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Directs the development of budgets for all departments/organizations within the Company.
Presents annual budget and financial forecast to President for review and approval.
Communicates and educates department managers on the financial issues impacting budgets and trends relating to the business.
Produce timely and accurate financial reporting and forecasting. Provide technical financial advice and knowledge.
Effectively manage staff. Directs Accounting personnel in developing procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services. Assures the proper training of staff and the effective and efficient use of staff in carrying out procedures.
Provide timely and accurate financial reporting and forecasting: Annual budget – Prior to January 1st of each year, - Monthly closings, by the 15th day of the following month, Quarterly in-house financial statements (within three weeks of month end), and within one month of year-end be fully prepared for independent accountants to review and report on annual financial statements.
Effective management of staff size. Evaluated against Oliver’s historical use of accounting staff as a base measure.
Financial oversight of corporate opportunities. This should include an accurate and organized approach to the evaluation of the financial viability of each potential opportunity. These evaluations should be performed on a proactive basis and presented in an easy to understand format using consistent financial criteria for ease of comparison between alternate opportunities.
Proactive Accounting Department oversight and involvement in the financial management of each project. This should be evidenced by early warnings to the CFO of any impending financial problems.
Adherence to the Accounting Department budget.
Evaluate, obtain competitive pricing, execute, and manage Corporate vendor contracts
Calculate labor rates for estimating and billing rates that are consistent with changes in business expenses
Execute special projects as provided by the CFO
Education & Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Accounting is required. CPA certification is desired. Strong Microsoft Office skills needed. Spectrum Knowledge desired.
Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family-owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well-distinguished history of fire protection and security in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork, and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.