Accounting Manager - Shared Services

Location: Ithaca, NY
Date Posted: 03-22-2018
The Kemp Group ( focuses on accounting and financial positions because that is what we know best. Founded by a CPA, we have built a team of experienced search consultants comprised of current and former CPAs, controllers, cost accountants, credit managers, accounting managers, tax managers and big 4 auditors.
The Kemp Group is currently working with a global manufacturing client to fill an Accounting Manager - Shared Services position located just over 2 hours from Syracuse NY. The position has the following responsibilities:
  • Ensures the delivery of timely, accurate, and GAAP compliant consolidated financial statements to customers.
  • Implements and ensures adherence to internal finance controls including data and reporting standards and compliance procedures (e.g., Sarbanes Oxley regulations, internal and external audits).
  • Set objectives for the stream and individuals and monitor their progress.
  • Management of department spending and budget to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Develop and implement specific processes that deliver SARBOX compliance e.g. keep controls documented, employees trained, self-audit program working – builds quality into operating procedures.
  • Develops and tracks operational metrics/objectives with feedback and action plans designed to any address gaps.
  • Energize the organization to anticipate and respond quickly to new challenges; Build support for change through clear communications; move quickly when a change in direction is needed; Sustain changes through ongoing communications, process integration and personal actions.
  • Champion new ways of doing things; Inspire and reward ingenuity; Encourage and support informed decisions to move quickly in a competitive marketplace; Recognize both successes and failures as an opportunity for organizational learning.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • MBA, CPA, desirable but not required
  • 8-10 years relevant experience (Combination of U.S. "Big 4" public accounting firm and/or U.S. multinational corporation(s).
  • Shared Services or other process-intensive experience
  • Strong leadership & team building skills
Qualified and interested candidates should forward their resume in Microsoft Word format to The Kemp Group at
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