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Accounting Manager – Special Projects

Tampa, FL

Posted: 09/22/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 20963 Pay Rate: $95,000 - $115,000

Job Description

We are working with a global market leader to add top talent to their growing team! This newly created Accounting Manager – Special Projects position is a multi-faceted role that is focused on understanding the core accounting and reporting processes and identifying opportunities for automation and efficiencies. This role will work across functions to plan and execute these streamlining initiatives, track and analyze progress, and report on the impact made by the improvements. A blend of core accounting knowledge with a penchant for systems, processes, and project management will make you well suited to be successful in this opportunity! If this sounds like a great next step for you, please apply!

Accounting Manager – Special Projects Benefits and Compensation:

  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off policy, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, 401k with match, and more!
  • Visibility across the organization and career growth potential
  • Competitive compensation including base salary of $95,000 to 115,000 plus strong bonus potential!
  • Office located in Tampa and the team works a flexible hybrid model where they are typically in the office 2 days per week.

Accounting Manager – Special Projects Job Duties: 

  • Evaluate current accounting and reporting process to identify opportunities for automation
  • Assist with the creation of a plan for transformation initiatives
  • Lead experienced team members, provide coaching and support, and clearly establish priorities
  • Interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure progress and clear obstacles that arise
  • Track open items and issue resolution, report on metrics quantifying the impact of completed initiatives
  • Become a subject matter expert for your area and offer guidance to others as need
  • Research technical accounting matters as relates to special projects to ensure alignment with guidance and best practices
  • Work with internal and external auditors as needed
  • Serve as global business partner to other functions within finance as well as outside of finance

Accounting Manager – Special Projects Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar required
  • Active CPA license required
  • 5+ years of professional accounting experience required
  • Strong team leader with experience coaching staff and reviewing work
  • Mix of public accounting and corporate accounting experience a plus
  • Strong foundation of GAAP knowledge and proficiency using financial systems and tools to be efficient
  • Team player, collaborative personality, and an innovator!
  • Experience with automation and data visualization tools preferred
  • Proficient with financial systems (SAP and/or HFM a plus) as well as Excel (required)

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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