Accounting Team Leader

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Job Description

Do you enjoy the challenge of working with multiple clients, learning their businesses and helping them grow?

Are you the clear authority with your clients? Do you command their respect for your expertise?

Do you enjoy taking complex accounting issues and breaking them down into simple workable solutions?

Are you comfortable coaching your team to do their best work and holding them accountable when necessary?

Are you computer & systems savvy? Do you embrace new technologies and innovative new solutions?

Would you thrive in a workplace that offers you all of these things and gives you the flexibility to work remotely?

Our Vision at SmartBooks is to become the most valued and most referred provider of bookkeeping and accounting management solutions to small and mid-size businesses by helping business owners get the most out of their books. In order to do that, it's important that both our clients and our employees share our Core Values:

  • Be Accountable
  • Deliver Scalable Solutions
  • Go the Extra Mile
  • Enjoy the Ride

If you answered yes to these questions and if you can relate to our Vision and Values, then SmartBooks could be the perfect place for you!

We are looking for full time Accounting Team Leaders with the following skills, experience, and competencies:

  • Experience managing a team or department, including interviewing, coaching, and building development plans
  • Ability to manage a team of 8-10 accountants supporting around 35-45 clients
  • Experience reviewing financials and documentation for accuracy and adherence to best practices
  • Consistently positive attitude, especially in the face of challenging circumstances
  • Strong client / customer relationship management experience
  • Authoritative presence and get-it-done approach to problem solving
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Work independently to complete assignments, while knowing limits of knowledge and when to seek help
  • Attention to detail, desire for structure and organization, and pride in high quality work
  • Experience with QuickBooks and/or Intacct preferred
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles required; GAAP understanding a plus.
  • Willingness to learn additional accounting principles and platforms as needed to manage the team and support your clients
  • Experience working in or with small businesses and/or non-profits
  • Experience reviewing financials and documentation for accuracy and improvement
  • Bachelor's degree required; Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred.

SmartBooks has a results-oriented work environment. Accounting Team Leaders will be responsible for ensuring their teams meet measurable goals on a monthly basis, including but not limited to completing clients' monthly closes by the due date, delivering exceptional service in a profitable manner, retaining existing client relationships, and completing monthly documentation reviews. Accounting Service Managers must be comfortable meeting their own measurable goals, including but not limited to client profitability, client retention, and employee retention.

And what do you get in return besides the joy of working for a growing small business?

  • We offer a full time salary of $70,000 to $78,000 per year.Bonus eligibility, based on personal and company performance, up to 10% of annual salary.
  • We have a generous paid time off policy.
  • After your initial training, most of your work hours can be worked remotely from your home.
  • We offer Stock Appreciation Rights, giving you a stake in our company growth.
  • We offer Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision, and a Flexible Spending Account and we kick in for a portion of the premium.
  • We cover all premiums for short & long term disability and life insurance,, and we give you the option of purchasing additional coverage for yourself and your family.

We even have a 401K plan.All employees are benefits eligible first of the month after date of hire no lengthy waiting period for coverage!

When you apply to SmartBooks, you will be asked to complete an application and answer a few questions to help us determine the potential for a great job fit. Submit your resume today and become a part of an exceptional company with exceptional people!

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