Accounting Manager

Axis Communications - Chelmsford, MA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $69,000 - $96,000 a year
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We're more than just a team here. We are a family. We care about each other, grow together and celebrate successes. Wednesday popcorn, Friday morning bagels, ping pong, and other fun activities add to the time we spend together. This isn’t your typical 9-5. It’s a way of life!

Axis’ Finance and Operations team is searching for an Accounting Manager. Responsibilities focus on establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. Developing and maintaining planning and budgeting systems, analysis and interpretation of trends requiring senior management’s attention, the preparation of managerial reports and procedures, and the presentation of findings and recommendations.

You'll love this position if...

You like to manage and develop teams in a fast growing environment.
You enjoy analyzing and interpreting trends
What You’ll Do Here…

Manages the overall accounting functions and staff by establishing and enforcing all accounting policies and procedures related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting, payroll and other operational procedures.
Advises team as needed on GL coding and accounting policy matters
Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing group policies and procedures. Reports pertinent financial information to corporate office in Sweden.
Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing group policies and procedures.
Manages the budgeting and auditing process by establishing schedules, collecting, analyzing and consolidating financial data and recommending any changes. Researches and analyzes any budget variances.
Manage analyses of operating expense by providing direction and insight to team on areas of focus (marketing reports, staff analysis, travel analysis, investment deck)
Assists Regional Controller in preparation of budget summary presentations for senior management
Ensures that all required federal, state and local financial reports are filed. Complies with all federal, state and local legal requirements; anticipates future legislation, advises management on any needed action.
Facilitates negotiation and resolution of complex collection issues.
Collaborates with financial analysis and budgeting team to Manage capital budget and commitments, and communicate budget decisions / approval.
Manages financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees. Maintains staff results by coaching, planning, monitoring and appraising job results.
Review and approve journal entries and key assumptions underlying accruals.
Miscellaneous local or corporate projects and duties as assigned.
What We Are Looking For…

Strong attention to details
Strong analytical skills and ability to handle complex information
Solid problem solving skills
Strong communication skills
Proven ability to effectively manage and develop team in a fast growing environment
Ability to manage, delegate, and participate in workload
Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, using time effectively and efficiently
Ability to develop procedures

Demonstrated competency in the following areas:
Business Leadership (Strategic Thinking and Implementation, Business Acumen, Leading Change)
People Leadership (Developing Self, Developing Others, Building Functional Strength)
Organizational Leadership (Developing Team, Enabling Cooperation, Ethical Leadership)
What You’ll Need...

Thorough knowledge of GAAP and SOX compliance
Bachelors degree in business or finance
7-10 years of finance/accounting experience
5 years management experience

Physical Demands:
Employee is occasionally required to lift 0-5 lbs (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)
Travel: 10-15% maximum required
What we have to offer...

Axis is more than a rock-star culture with cutting-edge innovation. Axis is a company that puts our employees first and a Great Place to Work for 2018 by GPTW & Fortune Magazine! Here’s just a glimpse of what we do for our Axians:

Inspire you to grow and develop through employer-offered training as well as tuition reimbursement
Take care of more than just the ‘work you’, but rather the ‘whole you’ through our health, dental, vision, and fitness health & wellness programs
Support parents & their kids through paid parental leave and help to alleviate the cost through a dependent care reimbursement account
Encourage work/life balance with a generous vacation policy – not to mention, our paid sabbatical program at your 5-year anniversary, allowing you to relax and unwind for an extended period of time
Help prepare for your life after retirement through our 401(K) program
Our leaders have a true mentorship approach that welcomes creativity and out-of-the-box thinking while fostering endless learning. Whether you want to further your education, change careers, travel to exotic places, or join a work-hard play-hard organization, at Axis, you get a life - one that offers personal and professional balance and encourages you to be the best version of yourself. It really is that kind of place! Why imagine what it’s like when you could be one of nearly 3000 Axians worldwide contributing to the culture and innovation.

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