Accounting Manager

  • Job Reference: 381669952-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Monterey Peninsula Foundation
  • Location: Monterey, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description



POSITION TITLE: Accounting Manager

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Executive Director

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Full-time Regular Salaried Exempt

JOB OBJECTIVE: The Accounting Manager is responsible for overall areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting of the Foundation. The Accounting Manager is responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities and is expected to make recommendations to the Executive Director for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.


  • Develop, maintain and implement standard accounting practices, policies and principles in accordance with GAAP and PGA TOUR best practices
  • Manage daily operations of the Foundation's accounting department to include to accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, general ledger and payroll
  • Oversee overall cash management to include organizational cash flow and forecasting to support operational requirements
  • Enhance financial management / reporting system and ensure that contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to
  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner and clearly communicate monthly and annual accounting reports and financial statements
  • Lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors, and oversee controls are operating effectively
  • Develop process to compare actual results to monthly/quarterly budgeted results and analyze/explain major variances
  • Develop financial reporting system that tracks revenues and expenses by category in a manner that is consistent with how the Foundation is analyzed
  • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions in a correct and efficient manner
  • Maintain financial security by monitoring internal controls
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with senior leadership; administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization's financial status
  • Oversight of vendor contracts and ensure that contract execution is in accordance with Foundation's policies and procedures
  • Protects Foundation's value by keeping information confidential
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
  • Manage tournament daily cash receipts and reconciliations, provided other tournament support as needed


  • At least 7 years of overall professional experience; 4+ years of broad financial and operations management experience
  • B.A. with a CPA is preferable
  • Intacct and Salesforce experience a plus
  • Experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination
  • Experience in human resources functions, such as payroll processing
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels
  • Strong IT skills with software integration experience highly desirable
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision making
  • Excellent relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to multi-task and wear many hats in a fast-paced environment
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Monterey Peninsula Foundation