Business Manager

About Digital Research Group (DRG)
In business, perhaps more than in any other area, information is power. The more a company knows about its customers, the better positioned it is to make decisions that will grow the business, enhance reputation and increase profits. As a leader in marketing research, Digital Research Group (DRG) serves businesses large and small, governmental agencies and not-for-profits. We provide exceptional qualitative and quantitative research services, leading to the business insights that help our clients make better decisions. DRG was founded on the principles of adaptability, innovation, approachability, and responsive service – all of which remain the hallmarks of our firm’s culture.

Business Manager Job Description
The Digital Research Group is seeking a dynamic and innovative Business Manager to join our executive team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and hands-on business partner, a process-oriented self-starter with high energy and strong attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and solid written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Responsibilities
• Perform accounts receivable and accounts payable activities.
• Manage payroll for salaried and hourly employees.
• General ledger accounting.
• Complete account reconciliations.
• Prepare and produce financial reports, balance sheets, income statements, job cost analyses, bank reconciliations, cash flow projections and manage bank deposits.
• Collaborate with the owner to establish and maintain financial plans and operating policies of the organization.
• Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
• Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly and annual financial information. Monitor progress and changes. Keep the owner abreast of the group’s financial status, and any opportunities or threats that may exist.
• Manage the company’s human resources function. Serve as point person for the company’s IT support services. Facility management.

Job Requirements
• Strong accounting background with thorough understanding of accounting and reporting principles and practices.
• Familiarity with Federal Income Tax Code and vocabulary.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and QuickBooks. Extensive experience with preparing reports and spreadsheets.
• A minimum of four years of experience in a similar position.
• A willingness and desire to work in a cross-functional role with a wide range of responsibilities.
• Service industry background desired.

Education Requirements
A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance is required.

Personal Qualifications
The successful candidate must have the ability and desire to function as a member of the leadership team, executing work of exceptional quality, and managing a wide range of financial and operating responsibilities. The business manager occupies a pivotal position in our organization. This person is a go-to resource for almost every member of our staff.

This is a salaried, professional position. Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. The benefits package includes health and dental coverage, life insurance and a tax-deferred saving program that includes a company match.


Bob Domine
Digital Research Group
172 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine 04101