Accounting Manager Job at Breakwater Accounting + Advisory, Wilmington, DE

  • Breakwater Accounting + Advisory
  • Wilmington, DE

Job Description

If you love solving puzzles and you enjoy making an impact on small businesses, come join us! 

Breakwater Accounting & Advisory provides outsourced bookkeeping and accounting services to businesses and nonprofit organizations across the US. We are a Women-led company, recognized as a top workplace by the Delaware News Journal for four consecutive years and featured on the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing companies. Our approach combines great people with technology-forward thinking to deliver exceptional service to our clients.

Why Breakwater?

At Breakwater, we offer a flexible, positive, and energetic workplace where teamwork and initiative are highly valued. Our culture thrives on positivity and a customer service-oriented focus.

The Role:

In addition to ensuring our clients’ accounting practices are up to date, accurate and efficient, Managers deliver insightful reporting, help identify new client opportunities, mentor junior team members, and provide business advisory for our clients. 

This is a remote position.

Primary Responsibilities of the Role:  
  • Overseeing all assigned clients and related tasks to ensure quality financial reporting 
  • Recording & classifying financial account activity in various accounting systems 
  • Preparing month-end entries, maintain complex supporting schedules, reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Providing accurate financial reporting and discussing results with clients
  • Discussing financial results and any opportunities for improvement with clients regularly
  • Coordinate and communicate with your client teams regularly to ensure client relationships are being proactively managed
  • Serve as backup on Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and other bookkeeping tasks as needed

Who are You?

A team player and effective problem-solver seeking a long-term fit with a fast growing company that truly values its employees and clients. All of our team members are guided by Breakwater’s Core Principles. We are: proactive, positive, prepared, purposeful, protective, and principled . If these principles resonate with you, too, let’s talk.

Qualifications include:
  • An accounting degree and at least 5 years of experience in small-mid size business accounting and bookkeeping
  • Experience working with multiple companies/clients simultaneously
  • Expertise with balance sheets and financials
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online (QBO), and used within the last 5 years
  • Strong multitasking, time management, and communication skills
  • Organizational and detail-oriented mindset
  • A passion for helping people and supporting team efforts
  • Bonus points for:
    • Experience in bookkeeping or accounting for the automotive repair industry (mechanic shops, body shops, etc.)
    • Experience with internal or external audits

What would we offer you?

  • A base salary of $70,000-85,000
  • FIVE weeks of PTO on top of company-observed holidays
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits 
  • We'll help you save for your golden years with a 401K company match
  • A supportive, friendly, fun culture that truly values work/life balance 

Breakwater Accounting + Advisory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Job Tags

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