Robert Half International Accounting Manager/Supervisor in Portsmouth, Virginia


Robert Half Finance has an immediate opening for an eager and ambitious Accounting Manager at a growing, dynamic Professional Services company. As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for leading daily operations such as preparing and/or reviewing appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger system, preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, assisting with regulatory reporting as applicable, and related duties. Ideally, you will be able to establish and scale company accounting and finance operations. This is a fulfilling opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work as an Accounting Manager. Based in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area, this Accounting Manager position is a terrific opportunity for full-time employment.


  • Organize a variety of technical accounting analyses, procedures, and policies

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements through data analysis, document preparation, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes

  • Collaborate with FP A and accounting management to deliver relevant and timely reporting of financial data analytics, including monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

  • Play key role in implementation of MS Dynamics NAV Financials including system and process design, data migration, testing, training, and go-forward system administration

  • Ensure close deadlines are met by encouraging and managing the accounting team performance during the closing process

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems

  • Regular review and analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts owned by Senior Accountant


  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • 5+ years of recent relevant financial experience

  • Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable

  • Customer service oriented communication skills that allow for pleasant and beneficial interactions with all customers

  • Earlier work involving government contracts

  • Good understanding of journal entries

  • Practical knowledge of consolidations

  • Background working with general ledger

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Month end closings experience highly valued

  • General familiarity with cash flow management

  • Strong familiarity with accounting policy

  • Command of account reconciliation

  • Solid understanding of account management

  • Financial reconciliation experience highly preferred

  • Adeptness in accruals

  • Experience with accounts receivable

  • Previous experience working with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures

  • Experience with P L Calculation

  • Comprehension of multi set of books

  • Prior experience with US GAAP

  • Variance analysis experience preferred

  • Accounts payable experience preferred

  • Year end closings experience desired

  • Hands-on experience with trial balance

  • CPA/MBA preferred

  • Reliable technology and analytical abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree and/or experience

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Location: Portsmouth, VA

Date Posted: February 15, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 04550-0010854276

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance