Accounting Manager
Client Services
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Supporting Strategies

201-500 employees

Provides outsourced bookkeeping, controller services, and operational
Company Overview
Supporting Strategies, a provider of outsourced bookkeeping and controller services, offers a competitive advantage through its experienced, U.S.-based team that utilizes secure, top-tier technology to deliver a comprehensive suite of services. The company's culture is centered around providing operational support to growing businesses, allowing leaders to focus on their core competencies and revenue growth. With a proven track record since 2004, Supporting Strategies has demonstrated industry leadership by transforming manual processes into streamlined operations, offering cost-effective and time-saving solutions tailored to each business's needs.
Consulting

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding

$778K

Founded

2004

Headquarters

Beverly, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

22%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Quickbooks
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
CategoriesNew
Accounting
Requirements
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 10 Years of related accounting experience with 4 years of hands-on management experience including hiring, training and developing a highly engaged service-oriented team.
  • Capacity and commitment to work up to Full-Time (32-40) hours a week, Monday through Friday, during traditional daytime business hours supporting clients and team members.
  • Proven ability to attract, build and retain a high-performance team.
  • Experience in developing strong remote team relationships based on trust, accountability, integrity, and sharing of best practices.
  • Commitment to consistently follow established Supporting Strategies policies and procedures while holding team members accountable to do the same.
  • Confidence in learning and embracing new technology including QuickBooks (Enterprise and Online), Bill.com, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, HubDoc and others.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing.
  • Commitment to maintain the highest level of confidentiality while working with client data.
Responsibilities
  • Provide exceptional accounting and operational service to our clients.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of professional accounting and bookkeeping practices.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in technologies to deliver outstanding quality service.
  • Oversee client onboarding process for all assigned client engagements in accordance with defined process.
  • Implement our technology toolbox as applicable on all client engagements to drive efficiency and client value.
  • Serve as a resource to all assigned team members for guidance on client tasks and/or resolution of client issues.
  • Monitor team member performance by reviewing quality of work, adherence to protocols, timeliness of deliverables and adherence to client budgets. Provide coaching and feedback as needed.
  • Build trusted advisor relationship with client executives by gaining an in-depth understanding of their business needs and objectives in order to proactively identify issues and provide solutions.
  • Support clients’ evolving requirements by educating executives on Supporting Strategies’ deep and varied expertise in accounting and operational services.
  • Partner with members of our Talent Acquisition team and your Managing Director to manage the hiring process for remote accountants assigned to you. This will include reviewing pre-screened candidates, interviewing (, calling references) and providing timely feedback.
  • Orient and train newly assigned accountants in accordance with Supporting Strategies’ standard process. Provide ongoing coaching to deliver superior outsourced accounting and operational services.
  • Balance workflow by aligning client needs with accountants’ expertise and capacity in accordance with predetermined budgets. Confer with your Managing Director regarding any potential capacity issues in order to take proactive measures to ensure success.
  • Review accountants’ work to ensure highest quality of service to Supporting Strategies’ clients.
  • Maintain profit margin for assigned clients and team.
  • Schedule and lead annual performance reviews in accordance with defined process.
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in remote work or managing remote teams.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Experience with cloud-based accounting software.
  • Experience with QuickBooks (Enterprise and Online), Bill.com, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, HubDoc, and other relevant tools.