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ASSISTANT ACCOUNTING MANAGER - OPERATIONS SUPPORT, Sugar Land, Texas

Created 10/30/2020
Reference 60179
Category Accounting & Finance
Country United States
State Texas
City Sugar Land
Zip 77478
Salary Competitive
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $6.4 billion and over 130,000 employees in 300+ offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. Founded in 1909, ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes - from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports.

Job Title
ASSISTANT ACCOUNTING MANAGER - OPERATIONS SUPPORT

Education
Bachelor's Degree

Career Level
Manager

Category
Accounting & Finance

Job Type/ FLSA Status
Salaried Exempt

Travel Required
See additional details below

Shift Type
First Shift (Day)

Job Description

Job Summary

The ABM Enterprise Service Center is looking for a self-motivated individual to take on the role of the Assistant Accounting Manager. This person will be given an opportunity to have hands-on experience in the day-to-day transactional accounting function of ABM within a shared service environment, supporting daily field operations.

Reporting to the Sr. Accounting Manager, this role will provide accounting support and assistance to the FP&A professionals and their operational partners to ensure the monthly accounting transactions are properly recorded by the ABM Enterprise Service Center. This role is responsible for the recruitment and development of the Operations Support team which provide accounting services to our internal customers. This individual must understand business needs and objectives, have strong communications skills, and work in a collaborative manner to help ABM achieve its goal of having a first in class Enterprise Service Center.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Effectively manage, and lead the Operations Support team with focus on continuous improvement and staffing development
  • Work closely with our FP&A team to ensure all accounting transactions are recorded timely and accurately by the Accounting Services group
  • Work closely with the Sr. Accounting Manager to develop efficient, consistent, and scalable accounting processes for ABM enterprise-wide application
  • Review and approve monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Work well under pressure in a high volume and fast paced environment to ensure deadlines are met
  • Communicate and collaborate with Sr. Accounting Manager, FP&A partners, and other internal customers
  • Provide professional customer service to internal and external customers
  • Prepare and/or review the period ending reports (FA, QES, YES) to the external reporting team and manage quarterly and year end audits
  • Ensures compliance with Internal Controls and establish controls and procedures
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

Education, Required Skills & Competencies
  • Minimum of 8 years accounting experience. Advanced accounting degree or CPA preferred.
    • 3 years of complete general ledger responsibility
    • 3 years of direct management of accounting staff
  • Ability to effectively lead a staff of direct reports
  • Ability and experience in working with large volume of data using advanced software skills (MS Excel, MS Access, or other similar software).
  • Aptitude to resolve issues under tight timeframes and pressure
  • Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), team building, and planning skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, detail orientation with solid analytical, troubleshooting, and decision making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop productive business relationships; and ability to influence and educate key internal clients
  • Experience with JDE, Oracle, Insight, and other enterprise accounting software highly desirable.
  • Process improvement and project and change management skills/experience.
  • Proactive work style; desire to take on additional responsibilities


Location
Sugar Land, TX 77478 US (Primary)

ABM is an EOE (M/F/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)

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Employer ABM Industries

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