JOB DESCRIPTION

Manager Accounting
Location Denver, CO
Primary Functional Area Accounting & Finance
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At CoBank, the Manager, Accounting manages the staff and activities of the Corporate Accounting area, ensuring all functions adhere to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and concepts.  This role oversees and monitors Corporate Accounting’s daily operations and month-end closing processes.   The Manager, Accounting prioritizes multiple assignments, reviews work prepared by staff, allocates resources and ensures adequate internal controls are in place.  In addition, this individual prepares complex accounting reports and analyses, oversees the maintenance and operation of assigned automated accounting systems, and plays a key role in department projects.   The Manager, Accounting manages staff accountants, including directing workflow and setting and evaluating performance expectations.

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline. 
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience, preferably with a Big Four accounting firm or large financial services company; or an appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 1 year of management/supervisory experience, including planning, delegating, training and mentoring staff accountants.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred.
  • Experience in automated accounting system administration, with conversion or upgrade experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting concepts
  • Intermediate knowledge of personal computers and software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other accounting system reporting tools.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and prioritize multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to manage change and implement continuous improvement processes.

About CoBank 

CoBank stands strong as a $125 billion enterprise dedicated to the financial needs of rural communities. That means we help fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and otherwise improve life in America.  When you choose a career with us, you make a difference by standing for something that matters. A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

CoBank will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.) to fill this position.

CoBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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