Accounting Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Accounting Manager?

Accounting Manager in Indianapolis:
"No accountability."
Make sure your staff members understand and actually have a process for being accountable to you and their own work.

Accounting Manager in Providence:
"Make sure responsibilities are defined."
My position becomes the 'dump zone' for things that don't necessarily be directly related to my accounting duties. I also tend to be the 'go to' person for answers to questions that should be answered by the persons direct manager; but unfortunately people realize that I either have or can get the answer (learn to make boundaries as well).

Accounting Manager in Chicago:
"EXCEL."
Wish I knew it better, those who have advanced skills leapfrog over others in the workplace.

Accounting Manager in Rancho Santa Margarita:
"Detail oriented, honest, dedicated."
Be detail oriented, focused on tasks, dedicated and honest.

Accounting Manager in Livermore:
"I wish I had my bachelors degree."
If you can, work on getting your bachelor degree, it will help you grow in your career.

Accounting Manager in East Grand Forks:
"A lot of work, Not paid enough in my book."
Pros: It is a small company.
Cons: I feel I do way more for the little pay I do get with a college degree.

Accounting Manager in Portsmouth:
"What does this have to do with salary guidelines?"
Do a salary survey first.