Also referred to as: Accounting Operations Supervisor, Financial Accounting Supervisor, Supervisor of General Accounting
Requirements and Responsibilities

Accounting Supervisor supervises accounting staff in the day to day operations of one or more accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, ledger maintenance, revenue and asset accounting as well as associated analysis and reporting. Oversees calculating, posting, and verification of financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records. Being an Accounting Supervisor maintains the integrity of accounting records by ensuring that staff complies with organization accounting policies and procedures. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Accounting Supervisor typically reports to a manager. The Accounting Supervisor supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. To be an Accounting Supervisor typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes.

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