Operational Accounting Director at Suddath (Jacksonville, FL)

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The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

General position summary:

Directs Sterling Lexicon's expense administration, payroll, and closing teams in delivering quality service and results to transferees. Manages the delivery of daily expense reimbursements and payment of vendor invoices, as well as the auditing, production and periodic reporting of the related payroll information to Sterling Lexicon's clients. Monitors and maintains processes and internal controls to assure timely and accurate service delivery.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the management of the expense administration (E/A) function, including the support and processing in L360 of employee expense reimbursement requests or vendor invoices, and the ultimate disbursement and billing based on accurate input.
  • Oversees the management and delivery of scheduled payroll deliverables to Sterling Lexicon clients, including the timely and accurate completion of Year end true-ups and related W-2 generation.
  • Oversees the management of closing function, such as closing payout and final bill to client.
  • Provides guidance and support to managers in the creation and maintenance of process documents.
  • Oversees the training, coaching, career development, and performance appraisal activities for E/A, Payroll and Closing team members.
  • Identify and manage implementation of systems and process improvements.
  • Act as primary point of contact for troubleshooting and issue resolution when necessary for E/A, Payroll, and Closing teams. This may include the need to manage or direct system queries, system report generation, or to develop technology specifications in conjunction with Sterling Lexicon's Technology team.
  • Acts as primary point of contact for other Sterling Lexicon internal teams to assure cross-functional understanding of the team's requirements to delivering service to clients and transferees.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors performance measures for team members as well as the department's deliverables.

Specific Job Skills
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills to manage changing priorities.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll systems and EDI.
  • Effective cross-functional teaming skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education & Experience:
  • Experience with payroll operations, preferably in relocation industry
  • Ability to learn new payroll/relocation software as needed
  • Ability to interpret changes in processes required to gain maximum efficiency
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills required, ability to manage in all directions
  • Ability to multi-task and organize workflow to meet deadlines and prioritize work
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organizational and analytical skills

  • Less than 10% required.

Language Skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Mathematical Skills:
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Operations:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as situations and needs change throughout the workday
  • Ability to multi-task and organize workflow to manage daily responsibilities, meet deadlines and prioritize work

  • No certification required

Working Conditions:
  • Cubicle/Office working environment
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Physical/Environmental Demands:

  • Stand - Under 1/3 Time
  • Walk - Under 1/3 Time
  • Sit - Over 2/3 Time
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Over 2/3 Time
  • Reach with hands and arms - 1/3 to 2/3 Time
  • Climb or balance - None
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl - Under 1/3 Time
  • Talk or hear - over 1/3 to 2/3 time
  • Taste or smell - None
  • Other - None

Physical Activity Level:
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

Manual Dexterity:
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

Special Vision Requirements:
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Use your current and previous experience to find new opportunities on the road to success. At Suddath, we're committed to helping our employees flourish and reach new heights.
More Information on Suddath
Suddath operates in the Transportation industry. The company is located in Jacksonville, FL. Suddath was founded in 1919. It has 221 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 14 open jobs at Suddath, click here.
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