Accounting Manager

Location: Earth City, Missouri, United States

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Accounting Manager, Midwest Regional Platform

Mission of the Role:

We are looking for a Midwest Regional Accounting Manager. The Accounting Manager will be a critical team member and early employee, participating in building a highly scalable, best-in-class finance organization as a key partner with the Midwest Regional Controller and the regional accounting team. He / she will help drive the ethos for how the financial and accounting operations and organization runs and interacts with the operating businesses.

The Accounting Manager must have superior organization and communication skills, while maintaining strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. This individual will help manage the regional accounting functions, such as implementation of Company and GAAP accounting policies, regional-level consolidations where applicable, accounting for M&A activity, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control, month end close process including balance sheet reconciliations. This position will also be highly involved in assisting with the year-end audit process for the Region. This opportunity offers high visibility in a rapidly growing company and the successful candidate must show great initiative and work with limited supervision.

This role will report directly to the Regional Controller of the Midwest Region and work closely as a key partner with the wider accounting team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting management and oversight to the Region and serves as key partner with regional accounting teams
  • Works with other members of the Region and Apex accounting teams to ensure financial reporting is automated, accurate, and audit ready
  • Helps ensures cash is managed appropriately with the proper internal controls
  • Implement robust monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts and bank statements
  • Coordinate with the Apex Corporate Accounting Team and external auditors to ensure successful engagement and on-time delivery of audited financial statements and tax audits
  • Oversee monthly consolidation schedules, journal entries, and reconciliations
  • Document and monitor internal controls in support of audit team
  • Assist as needed with comprehensive annual budget planning
  • Support team with key strategic initiatives
  • Prepare presentations as necessary summarizing key findings of analyses and projects
  • Lead a broad range of ad-hoc projects focused on improving reporting quality
  • Assist with the integration of acquisitions into our accounting and financial systems
  • Contribute to team culture and effort by accomplishing related results as needed


Experience:
  • 4-6 years of prior accounting experience (public accounting preferred)
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP accounting
  • CPA license preferred, or plan to obtain CPA
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, master’s degree a plus
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and accounting ERP implementations a plus
  • Experience preparing financial statements
  • Strong ability to communicate accounting and financial information into common language
  • Extreme formatting, organization and priority setting skills
  • Strong accounting experience and demonstrated ability to lead / drive processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and teamwork
  • Interest in joining a well-capitalized entrepreneurial team
  • Positive attitude, team player
  • Highly motivated, comfortable working independently
  • High energy, ownership of work product and dedication to driving results
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Personal Characteristics:
  • Analytical – finds meaning and action in numbers, and is data-driven
  • Excellent communicator – written and oral
  • Stellar time management and organizational skills
  • Resourceful – figures out how to achieve results creatively with finite resources
  • Thrives in a nimble, lean, unstructured, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Works collaboratively and energetically
  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards
  • Self-aware, accepting, honest, open, and respectful of others
  • Ability to create and execute on processes for professionalizing family-owned businesses using best practices
  • An undying commitment to personal growth and development

Other:

Location: St. Louis, MO

Travel: some periodic travel to regional locations may be necessary

Compensation: Competitive

Other Benefits: medical, dental and vision coverage, PTO, and holidays, 401k matching

Company Overview

Apex Service Partners (the “Company”) has been founded through the acquisition of multiple leading commercial and home services businesses targeted at HVAC, plumbing and electrical services. Apex focuses on leveraging the power of people to build a strong network of industry leaders who can share resources, best practices, and expertise in order to deliver unparalleled service to customers and opportunities for employees. In this fragmented industry dominated by small and founder-owned businesses, the Company strategy is to execute significant organic growth initiatives and high-frequency M&A. This highly decentralized roll-up strategy necessitates an A+ team.

The Company is currently comprised of multiple Regional Platforms.

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Earth City

Missouri

Accounting Manager

Earth City, Missouri US