Vantage Deluxe World Travel

Accounting Manager

US-MA-Boston
Job ID
2017-1201
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

 Title: Accounting Manager

Department: Finance and Accounting

Location: Boston, MA USA

Full-time

 

 

Job Summary Accounting Manager in Boston, MA

We are looking for a promotable Accounting Professional to oversee/improve and facilitate the day-to-day accounting functions and reduce the time to close.  This person will own the closing process both here in Boston and abroad

When you join the Vantage team, you become part of a global company headquartered in Boston since 1983. Our worldwide teams work together at every level to provide exciting, culturally enriching travel programs to destinations on all seven continents. If you’re passionate about the world, committed to quality, and have a can-do attitude, you should consider joining us!

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities for Accounting Manager

 

  • The Accounting Manager will develop goals for and provide direction to an Accounting team of 7, and lead the team to continually improve performance and close time; 
  • Responsible for the month-end close and coordination of the financial reporting package; review financials with Controller and CFO on a monthly basis; 
  • Manage the year-end audit process;
  • The Accounting Manager will also research and provide guidance on technical accounting issues; contribute to the annual planning process; ensure accurate documentation of and compliance with policies, processes and internal controls; and participate in and/or lead special projects, including the implementation new systems/technologies in order to reduce close time and risk.       
  • Responsible for being on time and have accurate financials (10 calendar day close without material misstatement. 
  • Implementing process improvements through technology or process re-engineering that has a positive impact on close time and accuracy.
  • Establish themselves as a mentor and a resource for accounting personnel.
  • Ad hoc financial analysis to drive the maximization of revenue and generation of profits

Qualifications

Qualifications

 

  • BS degree in Accounting a must
  • CPA a plus
  • High level of competency in all Microsoft office products and an emphasis on Excel.
  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge that includes GAAP & SOX.
  • Great Plains Dynamics experience a plus.
  • Previous experience with hospitality and or travel and leisure industry.
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work independently

 

Leadership

  • Prior Managerial Experience in an accounting role
  • 7+ years of public/private mix
  • Assume ownership for our company’s success.
  • Promote and embody our culture, values and beliefs with passion.
  • Take ownership of issues, seek solutions.
  • Project energy and enthusiasm.
  • You are part of a team and have a responsibility to everyone on it.

 

 

Vantage Deluxe World Travel is the leader in adventure travel for thirty-five years. When you join the Vantage team you become part of a global company, headquartered in Boston, with regional offices around the world. Our worldwide teams work together to provide exciting, culturally enriching travel programs to destinations on all seven continents, including on our European river cruise fleet. Since 1983, more than 400,000 travelers have joined us to see the world.

 

Vantage values motivation, commitment, initiative, and a sense of humor. If you have an interest in the world, a passion for quality, and the ability to work as part of a team, then Vantage may be for you.

 

We offer a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vantage Deluxe World Travel is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

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