CAAS Manager

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If you want to be an important part of a team and make an impact in business or the community, SST Accountants & Consultants is your place. Each year, we select a few new team members for growth, not attrition, and your work makes a difference from day one on the job. Our philosophy is to hire and retain associates that develop the knowledge and experience to become future leaders of the firm.

SST Accountants & Consultants has a 25-year history of providing attractive opportunities for tax, audit, and consulting professionals. From offices in North Dallas and Arlington, Texas, our not not-too-big, not-too-small firm serves clients across the nation. We specialize in accounting and consulting for nonprofit organizations and career schools & colleges, yet also serve a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals.

Job Summary

SST is seeking a CAAS Manager in the Dallas area.

The position serves as a part of SST Client Accounting and Advisory Services Team. This position will be responsible for overseeing a team, managing clients and ensuring services are delivered consistent with the client engagement to a diverse group of small and medium sized non-profits.

Benefits

  • Internal & External Training
  • Bonus Program
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan after six consecutive months of full-time employment (up to 4% match, with immediate vesting)
  • CPA exam preparation assistance
  • Continuing professional education each year
  • Payment of professional dues and licenses
  • Medical, dental and vision plans available with employee allowance
  • Health Savings Account available
  • Flexible Spending Account available
  • Participation in firm’s Section 125 cafeteria plan
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 17 days of paid time off, which increases based upon length of service
  • Paid Long Term & Short Term disability
  • Paid life insurance at one times annual salary
  • Minimum 7 paid holidays
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free parking

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee the daily activities of the accounting and client teams to ensure accurate and timely completion of all major projects, month-end, and year-end reports.
  • Hire, train, and motivate CAAS members while supervising and delegating department tasks.
  • Assist in prospect discovery, follow up, fee estimates, and proposals.
  • On-board new clients and train assigned team members on client processes, procedures, and team roles.
  • Create engagement letters, change orders/requests as needed.
  • Evaluate, develop, and improve department controls, systems, and procedures that increase accuracy and efficiency.
  • Ensure all accounting processes align with GAAP and current financial reporting standards.
  • Analyze financial data and create reports for clients as outlined in the scope of each engagement.
  • Proactively identify beneficial KPIs to discuss with clients, provide value-added consulting, and potentially expand services,
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records and participate in audits or reconciliations, as needed, as identified in the scope of each engagement
  • Create and monitor client accounting services and special project budgets and realization to proactively identify scope creep.
  • Address budget/ productivity issues with team,
  • Monitor team capacity and proactively make recommendations to streamline team efforts,
  • Proactively identify and execute appropriate delegation opportunities for client and department responsibilities,
  • Participate with a positive team and firm-first attitude by continually communicating with managers, direct supervisor, clients, and team regarding project status and any potential difficulties in a timely manner.
  • Manage billings and assist with collections timely.
  • Address critical issues timely to avoids crisis situations.
  • Present educational training to staff and clients.
  • Assist other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that could have an impact on the CAAS business.
  • Keep informed about the latest developments related to client industries.
  • Attend appropriate professional training as approved by senior manager/partner.
  • Actively participate in marketing activities such as networking events, writing blogs, exhibiting at tradeshows, presenting at workshops/tradeshows/lunch and learns, etc.
  • Proactively identify and network with referral sources, industry associations, etc.

Education and Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred.

Requirements & Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following basic qualifications:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in general accounting and consolidations accounting.
  • Pervious CFO/ Controller experience.
  • Strong understanding and application of US GAAP in all major accounting areas
    GAAP accounting (non-profit experience desired).
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Comfort with technology and the ever-changing technology environment.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Experience in cloud-based platforms including Sage Intacct, QuickBooks Online, Bill.com, Nexonia.
  • QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor certification preferred.
  • Self-motivated, consistently follow through with commitments, take ownership of work, and be accountable for actions.
  • People and project management skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Planning and time management skills.
  • Scheduling and monitoring skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, consistency, and efficiency.
  • Judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills.

Seize an Opportunity.

We’re not just looking for bodies to fill chairs. We’re looking for people who care about using their accounting education to grow with us, and have a rewarding career and lifestyle.

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Dallas, Texas 75230

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