Accounting Manager

Location: Allen, TX

Department: Accounting

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Forte Payment Systems is a professional high-tech company that provides merchant accounts and payment processing solutions.  Our work environment is not like most.  Don’t mistake our casual easy-going attitude for laziness.  We work hard, but we also know that people are more productive when they are happy.  Hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries, an extensive benefits package and fun activities such as office game tournaments, family picnics, monthly lunches and more.

We are looking for an Accounting Manager who is responsible for managing the accounting department by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production; productivity, quality and customer service services; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; and implementing change.  Also responsible for establishing financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, reporting financial information and managing staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Audit the work of the Accounting Department.
  • Engage in critical and confidential aspects of Accounting.
  • Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies of major      importance.
  • Advise Management on matters of fiscal procedure and importance for the organization.
  • Ensure compliance with the financial procedures of the organization.
  • Works with confidential data.
  • Maintains Accounting controls.
  • Define Accounting policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have at least 3 years of working experience in the payments processing/financial services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 7 years of progressive Accounting experience
  • Must have excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Must have strong organization and management skills
  • Must have working knowledge of Forte products and services
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence others to achieve results
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/ projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Must be adaptable to change
  • Must have a strong customer focus and business acumen
  • Must have strong problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of management and client contacts
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must possess the ability to research and resolve customer’s issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Must be able to prioritize and make quick decisions
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