This position requires managing diversified general accounting/all general ledger functions and to supervise and support an Accounting Specialist, while directly reporting to the Accounting Manager.
The position requires a dynamic, flexible and experienced leader. A results driven attitude is needed for this critical roll. The individual must have a strong track record of achieving goals and objectives in a timely manner with the ability to work on several tasks and projects at the same time.
The focus of this position will be managing traditional accounting department responsibilities, ensuring the control and accuracy of a significant segment of accounting functions with strengths in cost accounting, billing and revenue recognition for a niche structural engineering firm.
A combination of public and private company experience and consistent career growth will be strongly considered in evaluating the right candidate for this critical role.
Candidate can expect 6-12 months of high-touch immersive mentoring/training by Accounting Manager.
Assistant Accounting Manager has potential to move into management role once he/she is fully acclimated to all 3 companies’ accounting procedures.
Assistant Manager’s responsibilities will grow as company grows.
Provide effective leadership and support to the Accounting Specialist while meeting the Accounting Department Goals and Objectives
Complex project setups
Read contracts / extract accurate information
Make complex concepts easy and clear
Have full understanding in the variety of markets + clientele
Minimum 5 years’ industry experience (engineering, architecture, interior design, or construction)
Clear understanding of chart of accounts + financial statements.
Assistant Accounting Manager’s Characteristics:
Open to being mentored on company’s existing processes
High level of detail
Efficient, creative and productive
Dedicated to serving team members and clients
Thrive in fast paced environment
Able to pivot, focus, and manage time well
The physical requirements listed are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Able to sit, bend, and reach using hands and arms.
Able to lift boxes with files of approximately 40 lbs.
Able to climb stairs in an emergency.
Please apply by emailing your resume and any additional documents you would like to add (optional) to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Bennett & Pless
Founded in Atlanta, Georgia, Bennett & Pless is an award-winning, consulting structural engineering firm focused on the industrial, building construction, and wireless industries, with a particular emphasis on existing structures. For over 50 years, Bennett & Pless has been recognized for its high level of structural engineering expertise provided from its office locations in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee.