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Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

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Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you.

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This position is responsible for completion of Month-end close and Journal Entries; G/L account analysis, Cost Analysis, preparation of monthly Financial Statements and Commentary; Bank reconciliation; Year-end close and Audit; Evaluation of current Systems and Procedures; Accounts Payable cycle involving processing of Inventory purchases, expense invoices, payments to vendors, 1099’s and researching vendor issues; Accounts Receivable cycle involving Agreement billing, daily deposit and posting of same, researching customer issues; and preparation of monthly Sales Tax return.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned:


  • Month-End close, and preparation of Journal entries.
  • Monthly G/L Account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Monthly Cost Analysis, using available information and reports.
  • Prepare Monthly Financial Statements and Commentary.
  • Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation for General account.
  • Assist in preparing Year-end Audit schedules, and researching Accounts Receivable and Payable information requests.
  • Assist in analyzing current Systems and Procedures, to improve efficiency and automation wherever possible.
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable as follows:
    • Verify quantity and pricing prior to posting of inventory invoices from vendors.
    • Verify vendor statements and research discrepancies.
    • Post all expense invoices, using applicable schedules where necessary.
    • Process vendor check runs, weekly, or as necessary, and obtain appropriate signatures.
    • Organize and file all accounts payable documents in a timely manner.
    • Prepare Year-end 1099’s for qualifying Vendors.


  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable as follows:
    • Process daily mail, prepare Deposit and update Excel Cash report.
    • Post customer payments into S2K system, both timely and accurately.
    • Resolve billing and payment discrepancies.
    • Organize and file all accounts receivable documents in a timely manner.
  • Prepare monthly Sales Tax return utilizing system reports.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • College degree in accounting or finance, required.
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years of professional experience in current position, involving most of the listed job duties; cost accounting a strong plus.
  • Must be very proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge or experience in S2000 a plus.
  • Must possess very strong analytical skills, along with math / numerical aptitude.
  • Sound ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Must be very customer service oriented, with ability to interact well with all levels.
  • Must be high energy, able to meet deadlines.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion.
  • Strong organizational skills, combined with excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance, to drive short distances for business related travel.




  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via telephone), and be able to read computer screen, correspondence and reports.
  • The employee must frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, and sometimes be required to drive. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-30 pounds.
  • The employee must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and judgment, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • The job is generally performed in an office environment. The ambient noise level is usually quiet, consisting of normal conversations, business machines (copiers, printers, etc.) and telephones.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in busy environment, with the ability to successfully handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.




Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:


We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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