Accounting Manager

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American Forest Management, Inc. (AFM) is the largest forest consulting firm in the United States. AFM currently manages over 6 million acres of privately owned timberland and has sold over $4.9 billion in real estate transactions under AFM Real Estate, a subsidiary of AFM. With 300+ employees operating from 51 offices located in 18 states, Panama and Costa Rica, AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services. Our small regionally dispersed offices allow us to provide individualized services, and our large overall size allows us to coordinate teams of foresters and technical specialists for large, complex jobs.

AFM’s team of professionals is focused on meeting client needs by providing a complete range of forestry services including land and wildlife management, land sale and acquisition services, forest inventory and design, growth and yield modeling, cash flow projections, environmental services, appraisal, forest resource data management and harvest scheduling.

Full-time position:
Position will be responsible for oversight of the client accounting team and multiple client’s accounting functions to include, but not limited to:
• Oversee and manage general accounting functions including, but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, log accounting, cash management and taxes
• Review and audit of month-end financial statements for multiple clients
• Assess current processes and procedures and make recommendations for improvements
• Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
• Manage year-end audits and year-end processes to include 1099 preparation
• Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relationships
• Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested

Additional requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or a combination of education and relevant work experience. CPA or MBA preferred. Audit experience a plus
• 5+ years of progressively responsible experience
• Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations
• Ability to manage employees, while multi-tasking projects
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with FPA, LIMS, InFocus, Yardi, and timber/delivered sales accounting is a plus but not required
• Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus but not required

Position overview:
• Highlights: Work/Life balance, positive work culture
• Work hours: Full Time
• Annual compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
• Benefits: Healthcare and Disability plan, 401K, paid holidays, paid vacation schedule, mobile phone, eligible for annual bonus plan
• Location: Charlotte, NC

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