Encore Fire Protection

Finance Operations Manager

Location US-RI-Pawtucket
ID 2024-1170
Corporate Finance & Accounting
Position Type


If you’re the Finance Operations Manager we’re seeking, chances are you never pictured yourself in the world of Fire Protection. So, hold onto your spreadsheets because we’re here to change that. At Encore, our commitment goes beyond words; it's a dedication to providing an unparalleled safety and property fire protection experience to our customers. Utilizing innovative approaches in fire suppression, sprinkler systems, and alarm technologies, we ensure optimal safeguarding for our customers.


However, what truly distinguishes Encore is our team. It's not just a catchy phrase or a slogan. It's a fundamental belief ingrained in our company culture. We firmly believe that exceptional individuals are the driving force behind exceptional companies.


As the Finance Operations Manager, you'll lead, mentor, and organize a team of up to 10 individuals, overseeing crucial functions such as Accounts Payable (AP) and Payroll. Your focus within AP will be on ensuring accurate cost capture, measuring profitability, and nurturing vendor relationships, while in Payroll, your emphasis will be on efficiently processing payroll to uphold our commitment to exceptional service delivery in our people-centric business model.


Additionally, you'll play a pivotal role in identifying and implementing new scalable processes and solutions to accommodate our rapid growth trajectory. Your responsibilities will extend to ensuring compliance with tax and other regulatory/reporting requirements, as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams, including Finance, Procurement, and Operations, to address issues and optimize operational processes for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.


What You Will Be Doing:

  • Leading by example and involved in the operational aspects of the department, ensuring smooth execution and timely completion of tasks. Diving into the day-to-day tasks of the department when necessary.
  • Setting clear, achievable goals for the teams, in alignment with the company's overall objectives.
  • Identifying meaningful metrics to measure departmental performance.
  • Fostering a culture of mentorship and collaboration within the teams, providing guidance, support, and development opportunities to team members.
  • Processing transformation, including implementation of new solutions.


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting operations management as an Accounting Manager or key member of Accounting Team; or CPA with consulting experience, and some non-CPA corporate experience, with exposure to payroll related tax compliance.
  • A desire to learn and grow, professionally and personally, within a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Knowledge of, and background in, best practices of accounting operations in a high-volume environment.
  • Proven leadership abilities with a track record of developing and managing high-performing teams.
  • Experience with and aptitude for identifying, assessing, and implementing new processes and solutions.
  • Effective communicator who can build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactive in identifying issues and resolving them before they escalate.
  • Approached challenges with a positive attitude and a solutions-oriented mindset, seeking opportunities for continuous improvement.



What We Offer: 

As a company, Encore is hyper-focused on developing a culture that thrives on success and is energized by the fact that we get to make peoples' lives better and safer each day. One of the ways we do this is by generously rewarding all those who contribute to our continued growth. But we also believe that not all rewards are monetary. Here are just a few a few perks that a successful individual in this role can expect:


  • Salary commensurate with experience with opportunity for a results-driven bonus based on personal output and effectiveness in role.
  • Purpose and results driven work environment (work smarter, not harder).
  • We dress for the objective, which means most days we wear jeans but occasionally we wear suits. As long as you know which situations require which (or aren't afraid to ask), you'll be all set!
  • Speaking of attire, we offer all employees Encore gear when they join the team.
  • Freedom to express ideas - a culture of willingness to test, try, modify, adopt, enhance, improve, and change as needed.
  • Access to leading edge web-based productivity tools.
  • Participation in Fidelity 401(K) that includes employer match.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits through Blue Cross.
  • Company-paid life insurance policy of $50,000.



Encore Fire Protection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Encore Fire Protection is an E-Verify Employer. 

As an EEO/AA employer, Encore Fire Protection considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 


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