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Accounting Manager

Role: Accounting Manager

Location: Remote - USA or Canada based

Practice Area: Business Function

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: $80,000 - 110,000 (Please note salary is paid in local currency USD/CAD)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead in performing and managing general ledger accounting and month-end close process for the North America business. Including, among other responsibilities, entering journal entries and performing reconciliations and reviewing those performed by junior staff. Ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Monitor monthly and identify, research, and reconcile account variances by conducting a detailed analysis with a focus on process improvement.
  • Development, maintenance, and performance of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure the integrity of financial data.
  • Assist in the annual group financial statement audit for the North American business, including providing information requested and responding to audit inquiries.
  • Contribute to tax planning, managing statutory reporting/tax compliance throughout the year, and facilitating the preparation and filing of corporate income tax.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Prepare recurring and ad hoc business activity reports, monthly financial performance reports, budget/forecast vs. actual analysis, and quarterly KPIs.
  • Provide insight into financial performance and guidance to senior leadership in the form of financial analysis and recommendations.
  • Oversight and management of junior accounting staff, including assigning duties, providing training and support, reviewing deliverables, and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Collaborate with global finance team, including those in the Philippines who directly support the North America business.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships by working cross-functionally with other disciplines throughout the company providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Support and optimize the recent implementation of NetSuite for the region.
  • Lead ad hoc special projects and strategic initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About Anthesis:

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face, and Target, and supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together over 1,000 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines, and the Middle East.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people, and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions, and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Summary of Role:

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated, and entrepreneurial Accounting Manager to join our team.  In this role, you will be a key member of the Anthesis North American Finance team.

Our business is growing rapidly and in this exciting opportunity you will contribute to a wide variety of diverse and complex finance & accounting operations.  These include multiple geographies; domestic and international operations; integration of acquisitions; input into the design and building of processes, systems and KPIs to expertly analyze and manage the business for sustainable growth.

Key Requirements:

  • Strong financial and accounting skills and ability to develop and mentor direct reports
  • IFRS and US GAAP knowledge with strong technical accounting skills, particularly in the context of project accounting/revenue recognition
  • Accounting system, process design and implementation experience
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to get stuck into the detail, roll up your sleeves and manage multiple priorities
  • Effective time management and organisational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment.
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative.
  • Organized, methodical, and analytical.

Knowledge, Education & Desired Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 5+ years of professional accounting experience required.
  • CPA – Preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge and experience of Oracle NetSuite.
  • Experience of working in a rapidly growing, early-stage company.
  • Experience working in the professional services sector.

Your Benefits:

  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account) benefit (US only)
  • Anthesis provides 100% Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance benefit.
  • In addition, Anthesis covers 100% of Short & Long‐Term Disability Insurance benefits.
  • Anthesis provides a 3% contribution into retirement plans, and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.
  • Anthesis provides Employee Assistance Program and Travel Insurance
  • Annual allotment of PTO, in addition to 56 hours of sick leave, paid company paid holidays, and more.
  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company.
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team.
  • Work collaboratively on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients.
  • Opportunity to work alongside of, collaborate with and learn from sustainability Subject Matter Experts (SME) who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have