Accounting Systems Director

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago

THE RGP EXECUTIVE SEARCH EXPERIENCE

At RGP, we're deeply invested in identifying your strengths as an Executive Professional. We understand it's not simply about finding a position – it's about your career objectives, goals and aspirations. In other words, it's about you.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

As an Accounting Systems Director, you will be responsible directing, coordinating, and overseeing the activities of the Financial Accounting Systems team. In this role, you will support group deliverables and compliance with external auditors, internal SOX requirements, and internal audit.

ATTRIBUTES OF PROFESSIONALS IN THIS ROLE

  • Strong manager who can lead, motivate, and hold direct reports accountable
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Direct the optimization and administration of reconciliation system and journal entry approval tool
  • Create governance for accounting master data and develop best practices for automation usage within the accounting organization
  • Manage and develop a growing team of professionals with finance and system expertise
  • Lead projects to leverage Robotic Process Automation and enhance reporting and analytical tools
  • Partner with stakeholders to identify process and system improvement opportunities and implement enhancements and chances to business processes
  • Lead ad hoc system activities including implementation, acquisition, or integration efforts
  • Contribute to the leadership team for the development and improvement of accounting technologies

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business (Master's Degree preferred)
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Accounting, Finance, or systems experience
  • CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of leadership experience including managing a team of 8-10
  • SAP (highly preferred) or similar large ERP system experience
  • Experience with Blackline, Winshuttle, and/or related tools
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including VBA