The St. Joe Company
Posted on: December 9, 2019
Job Title: Manager – Accounting
Department: Finance & Accounting
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Direct Reports: Senior Accountant, Staff Accountant
Date Prepared: October 2019
Oversee general accounting functions for our hospitality business segment. The Accounting Manager must be able to lead and motivate accounting staff members and increase department accuracy and efficiency. The Accounting Manager will delegate, supervise, and participate in accounting department tasks, oversee the recording, tracking, and reporting of financial information, hire, train, and motivate accounting staff members, enforce our organizationâ€™s accounting procedures and internal controls and ensure that the department operates efficiently without sacrificing accuracy.
Hiring, training, and motivating accounting staff members while supervising and delegating department tasks.
Manages daily accounting and reporting activities including general accounting, property accounting, payroll accounting and internal auditing.
Overseeing the daily activities of the accounting department and ensuring that all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports are completed accurately and on time.
Evaluating, developing, and improving department controls, systems, and procedures to increase accuracy and efficiency.
Ensuring that all accounting processes align with GAAP, current financial legislation and SEC / governmental regulations.
Prepares financial analyses, financial reports and statistics, including creating reports for management, stakeholders and external parties, such as property owners
Take responsibility for annual budgeting, interim forecasting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis and capital assets reconciliations.
Set up and monitor hospitality related KPIs to assist management in making decisions.
Keep informed about the latest developments in the hospitality industry.
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ€™s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
5 to 7 years of accounting experience, including a minimum of 3-4 years in the hospitality industry, as well as prior supervisory experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, as well as internal control procedures and regulations.
Knowledge of accounting software required, Oracle based JDEdwards General Ledger System, Jonas Club Management, IQWare and/or ProfitSage preferred.
Knowledge of federal reporting requirements including SEC reporting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
Strong leadership skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong organizational skills.
Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including strong Excel skills.
Ability to operate normal office equipment.
Extensive use of computer.
Ability to travel.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Normal office environment, with occasional travel to other