$150K — $200K *
General position summary:
The Director of Accounting is a strong hands-on leader reporting directly to the Vice President of Finance who will lead the accounting and systems processes, internal controls and reporting.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Supervise staff activities by providing direction and guidance in work assignments and ensuring the timely and accurate completion of tasks.
Create and distribute daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to staff and management.
“Own” the accuracy, timeliness and integrity of the accounting process
Manage the monthly financial statement and book close process (calendar, reviews, reconciliations, reporting) and maintain financial and GHC metrics, reports and reconciliations
Direct and prepare an annual business plan in conjunction with Suddath Corporate and department leaders. Ensure linkage between operational business metrics and business plan
Identify areas of opportunity to improve processes along with aiding in the implementation of those changes
Provide ad hoc financial analysis and reporting as required
Ensure adequacy of internal controls and segregation of duties related to cash receipts, payment of invoices, and general accounting activities
Provide reasonable assurance that the company’s assets are protected
In conjunction with Suddath Corporate, provide support and explanation of accounting transactions and analysis to support external auditors
Ensure payments to vendors comply with vendor compensation agreements
Develops, coaches and supports the accounting team to maximize individual and team performance
Formalize generally accepted accounting principles policies and procedures and communicate with the appropriate parties to ensure compliance and consistency with Suddath Corporate accounting policies
Develop financial statements and reporting consistent with requirements from Suddath Corporate and GHC partner
Provide variance analysis from business plan and prior year linking operational metrics to financial results
Assist in the development and maintenance of the Order to Cash system
Establish strong relationships with operational leaders to learn the business, ensure their understanding of the quality of their operations to the financial results, and provide training as necessary
Work closely with IT to develop standard data collection practices to support accounting and financial results process
Ensure appropriate levels of documentation on accounting processes to ensure business continuity
Education & Experience:
BA/BS degree in Accounting with 5-7 years’ experience. Master’s degree preferred. Certified Public Accounting license a plus.
Experience supervising large teams
Experience and ability to analyze complex process flows and recommend, as well as implement, changes to improve staff efficiencies and results
Experience and ability to manage and motivate employees to achieve objectives
Experience and ability to interact with all levels of management within the organization
Demonstrated competence in analytical techniques.
Experience and ability to prioritize in multi-task, highly deadline driven environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced Excel skills
Microsoft Power BI reporting and Microsoft Dynamic GP experience a plus
Strong leader with exceptional interpersonal skills who invests in the growth and development of people, team members and relationships
Demonstrated ability to take ownership for projects and drive to completion
Valid through: 10/23/2020