Accounting Manager

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At Sunrise we’re working on groundbreaking, life changing medical devices and we are in search of an Accounting Manager who will report directly to the CFO/COO. You will oversee all our accounting operations and supervise a small team consisting of a Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable Clerk and will work closely with our operations team to support our engineering project managers and the management team. 


There are four primary components to this position:


Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department including:
  • Ensuring that our general ledger is accurate and GAAP compliant and producing accurate and timely financial statements
  • Monthly and annual financial close process, including ensuring accuracy of journal entries, performing account balance reconciliations, identifying and correcting errors and preparing financial statements
  • Preparing, entering and supplying supporting documentation for journal entries, including payroll, accruals, and reserves
  • Updating weekly management dashboards
  • Providing direction and support to our Accounts Payable Clerk and Staff Accountant
  • Recommending, implementing, and maintaining appropriate internal controls, policies, and procedures to ensure the accuracy of corporate financial data
  • Finding ways to continually improve our processes to automate manual data entry and move away from paper-driven processes to virtual and cloud-based processes
Project financial reporting:
  • A significant part of the position involves meticulously tracking all financial transactions associated with each of our projects, including purchase orders, change orders, invoices, project expenditures, WIP, and more
  • Preparing detailed weekly project financial reports and maintaining highly accurate project financial records
  • Producing ad-hoc project financial reports that clearly present information to our project managers and clients. Knowing how to present information so that it can be clearly understood is essential
Payroll
  • Responsible with HR to process bi-weekly payroll
  • Preparing payroll-related reports as required
Tax, Compliance, and Auditing:
  • Responsible for the timely filing of all Federal, State, and Local filings and payments
  • Leading our annual external audit support efforts and working closely with our auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Primary external auditor contact, responsible for preparing all reports and schedules they may need
  • Working with our R&D tax credit consultants to prepare supporting documentation for R&D tax credit applications
We’re looking for:
  • A self-starter who is highly flexible, accommodating and easy to work with
  • We need someone who is not tied to old-school paper-based accounting processes
  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and 5+ years' experience with progressively responsible financial roles focused on accounting, financial analysis and reporting
  • 2+ years managerial experience
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Strong aptitude for learning and working with software programs, financial systems and databases.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel, and especially pivot tables and database queries such as Vlookups, is essential to the position, as well as the ability to work with very large data sets
  • Working knowledge of federal and state tax and compliance requirements and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining a high sense of confidentiality
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a passion for accuracy
Qualities we seek:
  • Your co-workers respect and admire you for your attention to detail.
  • You are obsessed with making sure numbers tie
  • You have experience automating manual data entry processes that are prone to human error
  • You are skilled at designing procedures that ensure the accuracy of your team’s reports
  • Co-workers and customers love how easy to work with you are
 You’ll stand out with:
  • Tax experience
  • Experience working with time and materials billing 
  • Experience using Timeslips or other time tracking and/or database software
  • Experience querying large databases (e.g. SQL)
  • College coursework focused on relational databases
We’re in southern New Hampshire where the mountains, lakes, and oceans are our playground, and Boston is just down the road. We offer great benefits and competitive salaries based on experience. We encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at: personnel@sunriselabs.com.

We do not accept resumes from staffing agencies or search firms unless a valid search agreement is in place with the agency for a specific position.

 
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