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Accounting Manager

Posted
April 29, 2022

THE ROLE

We are a growing online accounting services company and need an Accounting Manager to grow with us. You will work with enthusiastic team members who know that quality of life and enjoying your work is as important as getting your work done.

The Accounting Manager is the anchor of the production team.

The Accounting Manager will manage the production team to ensure that work is done to a high standard and is completed on time. Quality control and deadline management are major components of this role.

Accounting Managers have a high level of accounting and tax knowledge as well as strong attention to detail. This role provides support to the rest of the team with all things technical.

The Accounting Manager also analyzes the internal profitability of the production team and capacity to take on work. Feedback is provided to ensure that the team is busy and profitable, but not overwhelmed with work.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT AVALON

THE OFFER

Avalon succeeds as a team. We offer profit sharing and the opportunity for your career to grow as Avalon does.

Remote Work - Work remotely or in a co-working space as you wish; you are free to work how you are most productive. Work anywhere there’s Internet!

Salary - Base salary range $70,000 - $85,000. Starting salary will be based on experience.

Hours of Work - Our standard week is 35 hours, but occasionally during busy season your tasks may require you to work up to 40 hours. Our business model and some planning allow us to reduce the pain of "tax season" to a minimum.

Profit Sharing - We win together as a team and profit sharing is one way we accomplish this.

Health and Medical - A flexible health and medical benefit package.

Professional Development - Training stipend each year to take the courses you want to further your career.

Home Office Stipend - We’ll help cover the costs of internet and cell phone use through a home office stipend.

Transparency - Company performance transparency (you’ll learn the business inside and out).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage the Production Team - Meeting with the members of the production team each week, answering questions and generally providing support.

Support the Client Managers - Use your strong technical knowledge to support the client managers by answering questions and delegating client requests to the production team.

Ensure Quality of Work - Reviewing client work within the context of accuracy and quality control.

Ensure Deadlines are Met - Using our task management software to track deadlines and supervise the production team to ensure that work is completed on-time.

Track Profitability of Client Engagements - Review revenue by job and related job costs to ensure that our client engagements are profitable.

Continuously Improve Processes - We’re always on the lookout for better ways to do things. Design and implement process improvements for client work and internally.

Operations Meetings - Run the weekly operations meeting with your production team. This is where deadlines are discussed and work progress is tracked.

Capacity Management - Track team capacity and workload to ensure that the team stays fully utilized but not overwhelmed. We like when there are things to do, but we’re not looking to work overtime.

YOU

Experienced - Minimum three years of public practice experience within a management or supervisory role.

Knowledgeable - Strong understanding of accounting and Canadian tax regulations and processes.

Designated - Have your CPA designation.

Tech Savvy - Are tech savvy and interested in learning and researching the latest apps. We always want to know if there is a better way to do things.

Positive - Bring a positive mental attitude to all you do.

Organized - Are organized and not afraid of a challenge.

Communicative - Are comfortable communicating with clients over email and video chat.

Independent - Are open to flexible working - we need you to be available, but we won’t schedule you.

Skilled - Accounting software experience, skills and certifications are definitely helpful.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please click this link or the “Apply for this position” button below and fill out the application.

The application survey takes about 5 or 10 minutes and you will be uploading a cover letter and resume within the application survey.

Due to the high volume of applicants that we receive, we can only contact those who have been chosen for an interview.

ABOUT AVALON

Our mission is to help businesses thrive.

We started Avalon because we believe that small businesses deserve a better deal. More small businesses will thrive if they have the right advice, support and service when it comes down to dollars and cents. That’s where we come in.

GET YOUR TIME BACK

If you are doing your own bookkeeping and accounting, what could you be doing instead? Our goal is to give you the time to focus on the things that are impactful to your business or personal life.

ALWAYS READY

Whether you are going for a round of financing or applying for a loan, you need your financials ready. We update your records monthly at a minimum and are savage task masters, so we'll keep you up date for anything that comes down the pipe.

WE’RE TECH-SAVVY PROBLEM SOLVERS

Our customers look to us for ideas and solutions when it comes to their day-to-day operations. Inventory, cash flow, you name the challenge and we’ll help you conquer it.

PEACE OF MIND

As a business owner, the last things you need to be worried about are filings and remittances. We've got your back.

FIXED PRICING

We use fixed pricing so you can pick up the phone or schedule a call with us without having to worry about hourly billing. You will never get a bill you didn't see coming. We're accountants you'll want to talk to.

BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS

We provide you excellent, up-to-date reports about your business to help you make effective decisions. We don’t just give you data, you’ll receive customized reports, analysis and friendly expert advice from your CPA.

VALUES

Ingenuity - We find inventive solutions to problems.

Enthusiasm - We care and show it.

Reliability - We do what we say we are going to do.

Collaboration - We succeed and learn together.

Focus - No squirrels allowed.

Alacrity - We bring a brisk and cheerful willingness to all we do.

Buffoonery - We value the ridiculous and amusing.

Empathy - We seek first to understand.

Thanks for your interest in this position!