The successful Finance Director will partner with executive leadership team to provide financial planning, apply accepted accounting methods, manage budgets, make recommendations and provide/translate reports on metrics for our domestic and international business.
The Director of Finance & Accounting is a hands-on tactical role that will manage the day-to-day responsibilities around revenue processing, expense tracking/analysis, client participation/royalty accounting, financial planning and analysis, month-end close, scheduled and ad-hoc reporting as well as inter-department collaboration.
Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities and success with developing strategy; as well as leveraging PC applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project to write, communicate, facilitate, and present cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management, including development and delivery of business proposals, conferences and whitepapers.
Prepares financial close cycle and variance analysis: ensures financial controls are operational and coordinates the monthly close in conjunction with Home Office Finance by preparing required data submissions, supporting analysis and variance explanations.
In this well-rounded role, the Finance Director will also be responsible for operational controllership matters, such as the finance approval of medium sized payments, Purchase card expenses and management reviews, title master data set-ups and maintenance and key quarter and year-end related tasks.
Provide local staff with accurate and timely information and support such as cost analysis and justifications, monthly financial reports, business unit variance reporting, analysis of actual versus budget performance, generation of analytical reports at the business unit (BU) and departmental level.
The Director of Finance is responsible for all financial and fiscal aspects of business unit operations; this position will be responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements and providing finance guidance/advice to the President of the business unit.