Senior Accounting Manager

Job Title

Senior Accounting Manager

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join our team as a Senior Accounting Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the accounting, operations and team oversight, analysis and preparation of financial statements and reporting for use by management and other stakeholders.

What you will do
The Senior Accounting Manager will report to the Director of Accounting, who leads financial and operational activities for a multitude of business entities covering a vast array of disciplines. As a crucial member of this team, you will:

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to
• Lead a team of senior and staff level positions and ensure proper execution of assignments
• Ensure accuracy and accountability for all transactions, financials, filings, and reporting
• Analyze and prepare complex financial statements and related schedules
• Present multi-faceted information and financial reports, providing additional analysis and information as needed
• Collaborate with other departments to prepare financial package presentations and build customized reports
• Recognize complex technical issues, reach appropriate conclusions and apply authority to support conclusions
• Participate in mentoring, training, recruiting, retention and team-building activities
• Present internal and external training and seminars on technical issues
• Offer ongoing status updates to management and to the engagement team
• Perform other duties as required and necessary to accomplish goals and objectives

Who we are looking for
Characteristics needed to support your success
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and multi-task
• Attention to detail
• Self-starter
• Intellectual agility, ability to analyze and think critically
• Problem identification and resolution
• Work independently with moderate to no supervision
• Collaborative teamwork
• Process evaluation and streamlining identification
• Ability to articulate ideas
• Unquestionable ethics and integrity
• Adaptability to a rapidly changing environment, including reprioritization or reassignment of responsibilities

About Walton Enterprises
Walton Enterprises (WEI) is a family office serving the personal and financial needs of multiple generations of the Walton family. Guided by Sam Walton’s values, WEI’s mission is to enable all family members to reach their personal, philanthropic, and business aspirations.

As the family’s wealth grows and a new generation takes on more meaningful roles, WEI is expanding the scope, depth and sophistication of its services, which include wealth management, legal, accounting, tax, risk management/insurance, technology, HR, construction, facilities management, as well as oversight of external resources and services for family members and their related entities. This is an exciting time to be part of this world class team.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field
• Strong technical skills, including knowledge and use of Accounting Software, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Minimum 10 years work experience in an accounting role within a professional setting, with 3-5 years public accounting experience required
• CPA certification or master’s degree required

Additional preferred qualifications

• Prior leadership experience
• 3-5 years Family Office experience
• 3-5 years tax and/or payroll experience
• Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger experience
• Experience using Microsoft GP, Management Reporter, and SharePoint
• Work experience with payroll and/or business/individual tax preparation