Outside the Lines, Inc. (OTL) is a national leader in designing and building exceptional water features, rockwork and themed elements across the United States and internationally. Since its inception, our talented team has created some of the most imaginative and mind-bending themed environments in the industry, from making water features dance to music to recreating the majestic snowcapped Swiss Alps. OTL, headquartered in Anaheim, California, is currently seeking a full-time Accounting Manager.
The Accounting Manager is an extremely important role with OTL. The Accounting Manager will report directly to OTL’s Office Manager. His/her primary responsibility will be performing general accounting functions such as payroll input, accounts payable and account receivable, cash flow management, general ledger reconciliation, monthly financial statement preparation, and assistance with internal projects and administrative duties.
Accounting Manager Principal Accountabilities
Accounts Payable – All functions such as inputting and posting vendor and subcontractor invoices, reconciling vendor statements, handling vendor and subcontractor communications, preparing weekly check runs, and any other AP duties.
Accounts Receivable – All functions such as inputting and posting monthly billings, following AR best practices, collection, and posting of cash receipts.
Preparation and inputting weekly payroll and transmission to our payroll processing company.
General ledger management, journal entries, and reconciliations. Preparing for monthly closings and financial statement preparation.
Job cost review, preparation for Monthly Job Reviews, and assisting project management staff with analysis and adjustments, such as preparing narrative for the cause of excessive overbilling or under billing on jobs, revenue recognition.
Cash flow management and analysis for short term and long term.
Preparation of reports and performing analysis for business management such as annual budgeting, financial projections, and strategic planning.
Preparation of information for estimating such as burden rates, payroll rates, extra work substantiation, union rates, etc.
Preparation of information required for annual insurance renewal, including historical payroll reports, payroll projections by state and trade, revenue projections and other information necessary to prepare RFP for broker and analysis of insurance quotes. Prepare and attend insurance audits annually.
Development and implementation of programs or procedures to enhance cash flow, generate cost savings, increase profitability, and strengthen internal controls.
Primary liaison with our outside CPA firm.
Assistance with internal projects as required by the Office Manager or CEO.
Accounting Manager Preferred Qualifications
Our successful– Accounting Manager will have the following:
Be a good fit for OTL culture.
Have strong communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of internal and external clients and employees.High attention to detail, critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills, combined with good business judgment
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work in a dynamic, multi-faceted, fast-paced environment with the ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Minimum of five years’ experience in construction and percentage of completion accounting.
Accounting degree preferred.
Experience with construction-related accounting software, and specifically with Foundation Software is preferred.
Certified Construction Industry Financial Profession (CCIFP) is preferred. CPA is a plus, but not required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and at an advanced level with Excel.
Additional Salary Information: OTL offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, paid time off and holidays amongst other great perks! OTL is an equal opportunity employer.
About Outside the Lines, Inc.
Outside the Lines, Inc. (OTL) is a design-build specialty construction firm specializing in water features, rockwork and themed environments. Projects include zoos, aquariums and museums, golf courses, retail entertainment, resorts, theme parks, gaming and casinos and private estates. OTL is headquartered in Anaheim, California and provides its services across the US and internationally as well.
OTL is recognized throughout the industry for our artistic ability, disciplined approach to engineering and construction management and sound and ethical business practices.