Accounting Supervisor Job Description

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Under the direction of the CFO, performs accounting duties. Responsible for coordinating the oversite of accounting department staff, performing fiscal and budget analysis, reconciliations, and postings; assisting in the development of financial statements, reports, and project proposals. Work with company departments to develop or improve communications for reporting costing, cash flow, and financial analysis of operating results. Accounting Supervisor will perform audits of records and adherence to company policies and procedures.

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Job summary 2

We are seeking an Accounting Supervisor who is client focused with excellent communication and leadership skills. This position will work under the direction of a manager and will perform duties at a professional level with attention towards delivering quality customer service. The responsibilities include preparing and reviewing client records and assisting with analyzing monthly reports, reconciling accounts, and preparing payroll.

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We are seeking an Accounting Supervisor who is excited to manage the day-to-day accounting for a business line at a dynamic startup. This person will prepare financial reports, audit documents, analyses, and self-directed research projects for a business line, and over time will grow to take on FP&A and other broader finance responsibilities.

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The Accounting Supervisor oversees accounting activities, including accounts receivable and cash receipts, accounts payable, cash disbursements, and month-end accounting close activities. The role maintains the general ledger, prepares for the year-end audit, and prepares for timely and accurate financial reporting. The successful candidate will work closely with team members from operating departments and assist the Controller and CFO with special projects.

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The Accounting Supervisor position would involve multiple accounting functions to prepare financial statements monthly. This position would involve the processing of accounts payable through the general ledger. The Accounting Supervisor may be asked to help process payroll; help with filing taxes; process purchase orders and other miscellaneous tasks related to accounting. The Accounting Supervisor is also responsible for handling various disbursements.

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The Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for the daily oversight of accounting department functions and staff, with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements, compliance, and reporting to various departments within the organization.

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Prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports the organization's finances to management and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

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Accounting Supervisor is responsible for performing the review function of assigned accounts, cash reconciliation and verification, and asset creation and retirements. The Accounting Supervisor is mentored by Senior Financial Accountants to be developed into that position.

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The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for general ledger accounting and ensuring the integrity of accounting information through proper recording, verification, and consolidation of reports and transactions.

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The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for managing all accounts receivable and accounts payable.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the duties of an accounting supervisor?

An accounting supervisor is responsible for overseeing the accounting operations of an organization, ensuring that financial records are accurate, complete, and comply with accounting standards and regulations. Some of the key duties of an accounting supervisor may include:

Supervising and training accounting staff, assigning work, and reviewing their performance

Developing and implementing accounting policies, procedures, and controls

Preparing financial statements, reports, and analyses for management or external stakeholders

Managing the general ledger and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial records

Ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations, including tax laws and regulations

Collaborating with other departments or stakeholders to provide financial information or analysis

Participating in the development of budgets and financial plans.

What is the meaning of an accounting supervisor?

The term "accounting supervisor" generally refers to a senior accounting professional who oversees the work of other accounting staff, such as accountants or bookkeepers. The accounting supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the accounting department operates efficiently and effectively and that financial information is accurate, complete, and timely. The accounting supervisor may report to a controller or chief financial officer, depending on the organizational structure.

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