Summary: Provide leadership and coordination of accounting operations of the company, financial planning, debt financing, production of financialreports, and budget management functions, including maintenance of a system of accounting records, and comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company?s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
? Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions.
? Recommend and execute benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments.
? Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
? Manage month and year end Financial close
? Direct and coordinate debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies.
? Oversee daily operations of the finance department.
? Manage the preparation of the official annual report of actual revenues, transfers, and expenses.
? Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
? Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions.
? Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements.
? Work with department managers and Corporate staff to develop five year and ten yearbusiness plans for the company.
? Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
? Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives.
? Serve on planning and policy-making committees.
? Serve as primary legislative liaison relative to company financial issues.
? Oversee financial management of operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
? Direct financialaudits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
? Participate in the development and execution of the new ERP
? Other duties as assigned.
? Represent the company externally to government agencies, funding agencies, and the general public.
? Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
? Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
? Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
? Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financialreports, statements and projections.
? Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
? Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
? Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
? Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
? Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
? Advanced computer skills with the ability to compile complex spreadsheets to create meaningful and concise communications.
? Aptitude to learn and navigate multiple accounting systems as well as Microsoft Office applications.
? Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to prioritize projects efficiently.
Education and/or Experience:
- This position requires a Bachelor?s degree in Finance or Accounting
- Master?s degree, preferred
- 8+ years related experience
- CPA certification required.