Are you a seasoned and dynamic manager?
Oorah is seeking an experienced people manager with excellent communication skills and workflow supervision experience. A strong understanding of bookkeeping is required.
This is a full-time, Lakewood, NJ based position.
A moment with Mrs. S. J., Bookkeeping Manager at Oorah
Mrs. S. J. shares what it’s like to work as a manager on the financial team for Oorah
(O) WHAT DOES THE JOB ENTAIL?
(SJ) The position includes managing and overseeing the workers in the financial department. We have a great team of bookkeepers who take care of accounts payable and receivable, bills, bank reconciliations, credit card payments, payroll, and more. We work with every facet of the organization. The job is to manage both the people and all aspects of their job – basically anything to do with finances. This includes coordinating projects and making sure all the departments keep within their budget.
(O) WHAT SKILLS ARE NEEDED FOR THE JOB?
(SJ) The ideal candidate should be good with numbers but mainly a great manager and people-person. Aside from the internal team of bookkeepers, you’ll also be working with other departments in the company.
(O) WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR OORAH?
(SJ) We’re a high profile company and a cutting-edge large entity. Oorah is a friendly place and the atmosphere is great! There are lots of moving parts within the organization – it’s very multifaceted so it’s a challenging and fulfilling job. You also get to see the inner workings of Oorah – which is both awesome and awe-inspiring!
(O) From your perspective, what makes a good manager?
(SJ) A manager is someone who helps others succeed in their role while ultimately taking responsibility for the team. It’s someone who can work well with all types of people and is a good communicator. In other words, it’s someone who can delegate tasks and develop people.