Accounting Manager - Public Accounting

Shea Labagh Dobberstein San Francisco , CA 94104

Posted 3 days ago

Public Accounting Firm in the Financial District of San Francisco Seeks Experienced Accountant to Provide Fractional Support to Multiple Clients

Public accounting firm in the Financial District of San Francisco seeks an experienced Accounting Manager (controller-level) with managerial experience for a full-time position to service multiple clients and provide increased guidance and support to our Outsourced Accounting Team.
San Francisco

Primary Job Functions

  • Provide top-level support to clients
  • Train, mentor and supervise junior accounting staff
  • Proactively anticipate clients needs and propose solutions to current or future challenges
  • Lead and review monthly closes and produce monthly financials
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely completion of all assigned client work


Candidate Must Have:

  • 5 years full-cycle controller-level accounting experience with general ledger responsibility
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Professional presence
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Manage others
    • Assess client needs, pinpoint problems and propose solutions
    • Analyze, identify and resolve GL errors
    • Continuously juggle multiple client engagements
  • Experience managing all schedules to support monthly financials and annual audits
  • Supervised or taken prominent lead role in month-end closing process
  • 4-year college degree
  • Car to travel to client sites as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field
  • Ability to draft customized financial policies and procedures for clients
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Job costing experience
  • Deeper industry experience in one or more of these sectors:
    • Manufacturing/Wholesale/Distribution
    • Retail including eCommerce
    • Restaurants
    • Construction
    • Technology
  • Ability to construct operating cash flow models and budgets
  • Experience in working remotely as needed ability to share screens, schedule video conferences, etc.


Top Reasons to Work with Shea Labagh Dobberstein

  • Public accounting firm with over 75-year highly-respected reputation in the community. You will get to work with a team of very experienced industry specialists
  • Culture of promoting from within and opportunities for professional growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Great work-life balance
  • 4.0+ overall rating on Glassdoor

About Our Firm

Shea Labagh Dobberstein (SLD) is a highly regarded public accounting firm operating out of San Francisco for over seventy-five years. The firm is comprised of approximately 100 employees with branch offices with convenient access to public transportation in San Mateo and Walnut Creek.

SLD has been named by INSIDE Public Accounting as a Best of the Best and Top 200 Firm in the U.S., and employees recognize the firm as a top place to work (consistently rated over 4.0 on Glassdoor). Employees work with a smart and dedicated team of professionals within the stability of a 75-year-old firm.

SLD's primary services include assurance (audits, reviews, and compilations), tax (corporate and individual planning and compliance) and accounting. Assurance clients are typically private companies located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Clients operate in industries which include manufacturing, distribution/wholesale, real estate, construction, nonprofit, and food and beverage. SLD also has a large employee benefit plan audit practice. The firm provides a professional and fun environment for individuals interested in pursuing a career in public accounting.

Apply today to become a part of our growing team!


SLD is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, handicap, disability or veteran status. For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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