Position Summary: The primary purpose of the Accounting Manager is to lead and supervise all of the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department. Interdepartmental cooperation and excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization are vital for success in this role to ensure support, understanding, and accuracy with all accounting-related or Company financial items.
Company Financial Records:
Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of all Company (and subsidiaries) financial transactions, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledgers, monthly financial reports, client reports, and account reconciliations.
Participates in the annual budget preparation process with leadership.
Work with senior management to improve financial reporting and continual improvement of department workflow.
Ensures team members comply with company policies, procedures, and applicable regulations and laws while maintaining individual productivity.
Responsible for daily management of the Accounting Department, including task delegation, work quality, and accuracy.
Must proactively identify process issues or improvement opportunities and advise on follow-up actions.
Excellent communication skills are required for success in this role as there will be communication with all levels of the organization.
All communication must be professional and respectful as this role is often representing Latitude as a whole.
Must be able to handle difficult conversations and exhibit practical conflict resolution skills.
Responsible for team performance, including training, coaching, counseling, and motivating team members as needed.
Responsible for identifying development opportunities and processing possible disciplinary measures as needed.
Ensures effective team relations, creating a positive work environment with effective communication methods, solving employee problems, managing conflict, and responding to grievances.
Responsible for the Company's (and subsidiaries) books and records while guiding the accounting team.
Responsible for tasks/projects assigned by management which may include interdepartmental work.
Take on team tasks as needed.
Leadership Initiative and Teamwork:
Openly shares information, knowledge, and expertise with the team and co-workers.
Builds and maintains a respectful, professional, positive working relationship with team members, leadership, clients and vendors.
Accountable for measurable, high-quality, timely and cost-effective results.
Assumes responsibilities for related duties as required or assigned.
Problem Solving and Decision Making:
Identifies and analyzes problems weighing the relevance and accuracy of available information.
Generates and evaluates alternative solutions and makes practical and timely decisions.
Strong work ethic:
Takes ownership of tasks and sees them through to completion with minimal oversight.
Must be a self-starter, show initiative, and discipline to focus on goals with a commitment to the outcome.
Attention to Detail:
Responsible for the accuracy and clarity of all documents.
Ability to be thorough and complete when working, processing, or providing information and documentation: tracking details and creating accurate documentation under tight deadlines.
Respond to management requests for information and recommendations in an appropriate and timely manner.
Minimum of bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
Seven or more years of accounting experience with three in a supervisory management role
Sound knowledge of current accounting principles, standards, and regulations
Insurance industry claims experience desired
Proficient in QuickBooks, Salesforce, Microsoft Office/Excel
Detail-oriented with a passion for accuracy
Strong time management, organizational, and project management skills
Strong communication and customer service skills
Strong critical thinking ability
Strong team leadership skills
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language
About Latitude Subrogation Services
Latitude Subrogation Services ("LSS") is celebrating 24 years of recovery servicing. Since 1997, LSS has provided solutions for insurers, self-insured entities, third-party administrators, and specialty risk companies as a subrogation vendor and purchaser of subrogation assets.
Through the vision of our founder, Bradley J. Schram, Esq., and a strong management team, the company has experienced steady growth by partnering with its clients and maximizing their claim recoveries. LSS strives to seamlessly meld with the processes and people of its client partners.