The top financial management position in most companies. Responsibilities
include all finance, tax, accounting and treasure oversight, as well as
banking and investor relations, and coordinating all financial matters
with operational managers.
Manages the entire finance department and reports to CFO. Responsibilities
may include economics, planning, development, management reporting and
ad hoc financial analysis and modeling.
Reports to the CFO, and handles all details of cash management and reporting,
banking and investor relations, and regulatory (SEC) reporting.
One of the top financial management positions in most companies...responsible
for all financial reporting to management and regulatory agencies.
Assists the Controller in directing an organization's accounting functions.
Helps to prepare financial reports and in turn presents findings to management.
Also helps to establish and maintain an organization's accounting principles,
practices, and procedures.
Responsible for managing all tax reporting and planning, and the compliance
function. In charge of the completion of tax returns in order to optimize
the tax obligations of an organization. Experience and judgment important
in the planning and accomplishing of goals. Manages the tax accounting
staff and usually reports to top management.
Generally is responsible for controlling a significant segment of corporate
accounting functions...skilled in most areas of accounting, usually with
strengths in a specific area, such as manufacturing, construction, etc.
Creates and conducts studies to analyze complex financial actions and
prepare recommendations for policy, procedures and control or action.
Staff accountant, normally with CPA firm experience, may be a CPA. Inspects
annual accounts, examines accounting systems, inspects assets, and conducts
tests of accounting transactions. Internal auditors report to management
on the efficiency and security of internal systems.
Staff accountant who gathers and interprets data, and determines cost
and efficiency of various processes. Advises management on findings and
has budgetary control of
Considerable training, education, and experience in all areas of individual,
partnership, and corporate taxation, including tax planning and understanding
of taxing authority practices and regulations.
Prepares financial statements, tax returns, extensive account analysis,
and general and special projects...qualified to understand different types
of accounting systems and can supervise several accounting activities.
(Junior through Staff)
Education and work experience varies with level. Experience assisting
with financial reports, reconciliations, journal entries, schedules, tax
work, and some GL. May be a specialist in areas such as job costing, manufacturing,
Ability to analyze and correct errors in general ledger; also prepares
trial balance and financial statements with limited supervision. Experience
with accounts payable and receivable and payroll. Skilled in reconciliation
techniques and has some supervisory capabilities.
Experience with a variety of software packages such as: Excel, PeopleSoft,
SAP, Oracle, J.D. Edwards, Peachtree, Hyperion, Quickbooks, etc.; ideal
for conversions, projects or for assisting your staff with these programs.
Accounting clerk with emphasis in payroll activities...familiar with payroll
deduction rates and limits...knowledge of wage calculations, ability to
reconcile EDP output to source data; may have experience with union reports.
Accounting clerk profile with emphasis in billing collections, and A/R
subsidiary records. Prices, calculates, and makes extensions for billing
purposes and prepares statements for unpaid bills.
Accounting clerk with emphasis in payables. Matches source documents,
computes discounts, verifies extensions, codes distribution of disbursements,
records disbursements and types checks if required.
Possesses basic bookkeeping skills, including ability to maintain small
payroll and related reports, books of original entry, maintain files on
payables and other accounting documents.
Operates 10-key adding machine, touch calculators. Usually assists others,
requires basic supervision. Familiar with basic bookkeeping techniques
and has good clerical abilities.
Oversees day-to-day operations including administrative, basic HR and
light bookkeeping; may supervise administrative employees. A hands on
manager who is in charge of facilities management.
Enters and maintains large amounts of data into company's database. Must
be fast and efficient (e.g. 10,000 keystrokes per hour).