• Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-CO-Arvada
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/14/2019 2:49 PM)
    ID
    2019-1617
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Peak Utility Services Group provides a full-suite of construction services for the recurring repair, replacement, maintenance, upgrade, and installation of telecom, electric power and natural gas infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West regions of the United States.

     

    Peak is the parent company of Track Utilities, SiteWise, and Kelly Cable, three industry-leading utility service contractors. The Peak companies play a key role in supporting their clients’ expansion into new frontiers. Collectively, the company serves its customers through 22 locations with a highly trained workforce of nearly 1,000 employees. As a leader in utility services, the company has received numerous awards, outpacing the industry with advancements in safety, quality, customer service and strategic decision-making.

     

    The Accounting Manager is responsible for the monthly financial reporting process, including consolidation and financial statement preparation; technical accounting research and memo preparation; ad hoc requests from management and other special projects including mergers and acquisitions. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing accounting and control processes following general accounting principles, theories and concepts and Company policies and procedures to meet Corporate objectives.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Prepare complex consolidated financial statements accurately and timely; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements: manage the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting processes
    • Prepare the annual financial statements, including statement of cash flows, and accompanying footnotes and disclosures as well as coordinate the review process with external auditors, including prepared by client (PBC) requests
    • Perform research of technical accounting issues and documentation of analysis and conclusion in technical accounting memos for review by the Controller as well as informal ad hoc technical accounting requests from the business
    • Document and maintain Company accounting policies
    • Prepare and maintain complete, accurate and timely financial records in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures
    • Review, identify and implement process improvements for increased efficiencies
    • Identify internal control concerns and partner with other internal groups to mitigate control weaknesses
    • Reconcile various general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, primarily intercompany accounts
    • Own the monthly balance sheet review process and manage the timely resolution of discrepancies
    • Assisting with the annual audit effort; ensure that it is completed accurately and timely
    • Work with individual Operating Companies to resolve matters related to their business
    • Assist with M&A activities, including purchase price accounting, balance sheet valuation, and integration of newly acquired companies
    • High level of communication and collaboration with managers, analysts, accounting team, and other areas of the business. Manages day-to day operations of the general ledger team.
    • Manages various aspects of the general ledger including (but not limited to) operating expenses, accruals, cash, fixed assets, leases, and accounts payable ensuring the company financial records are kept in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Responsible for all general ledger activity in assigned areas, including but not limited to reviewing account reconciliations, knowledge of account balances, and documentation according to company policies.
    • Development and implementation of new processes and procedures to enhance the workflow of the team
    • Complete ad-hoc analysis and projects supporting the Controller as required
    • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field, or equivalent experience
    • 6+ years of progressive accounting and reporting experience
    • 5+ years Public Accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) and/or public company experience
    • Understand financial measurements: discounted cash flow analysis, associated contract terms and conditions, and legal ramifications
    • Experience with consolidation and preparation of financial statements, including statement of cash flows, and accompanying footnotes and disclosures
    • Exceptional knowledge of US GAAP through demonstrated work experience. Competency using large-scale ERP/Accounting systems.
    • Self-motivated individual with strong analytical, administrative and organizational skills in order to meet deadlines as well as strong attention to detail and ability to see the big picture
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills: determine appropriate actions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; effectively converse with all levels of the company
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), with advanced knowledge of Excel.
    • Professional integrity and accountability
    • Work in fast-paced collaborative environment

     

     REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

    • CPA

     

     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    • MBA preferred
    • Vista experience preferred

     

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