Director, Finance and Accounting

CSM Bakery Solutions   •  

Tucker, GA

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 73 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Purpose: Ensure accounting and financialreporting processes, controls, and deadlines are accurately met on a timely basis. Set priorities and direction for the team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall effective management of a team of accountants and respective accounting functions.
  • Proactively manage performance and determine appropriate action(s).
  • Provide leadership for site operations and other corporate departments.
  • Provide key leadership for special projects.
  • Stay abreast of developing accounting literature and assist educating and disseminating changes.
  • Influence, maintain, and direct accounting policies and guidelines.
  • Review and approve journal entries, analysis and reconciliations.
  • Manage month end close process, ensuring close deadlines are met; make necessary modifications, and timely alert senior management of problem areas or necessary modifications.
  • Perform monthly consolidation of entities, including elimination entries.
  • Manage, Integrate and improve the corporate and regional account reconciliation process
  • Develop/Create analysis and prepare summaries of results for senior level management.
  • Prepare internal and external monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting packages.
  • Analyze and validatefinancial information at the business segment and account levels.
  • Review accounting policies for consistency and compliance with IFRS and documented internal controls.
  • Identify areas for potential efficiencies.
  • Provide foundations and guidance on Trade and promotions accounting and controls
  • Lead simplification and transformation process for the Accounting department/team
  • Other tasks andresponsibilities, as assigned.

    Skills/Work Experience:

  • Bachelordegree in accounting required, CPApreferred
  • Big 4 or Tier 2 auditexperiencepreferred
  • 5-8years of related accounting experience
  • 2-3 years of experience managing a team
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS (preferred) and US GAAP (required)
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access and accounting software systems (SAP and BW experiencepreferred)
  • Proven experience in successfully leading an accounting team
  • Self-starter who relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Proven ability to perform well under pressure and in a high-volume and changing environment
  • Prior Experience on Consumer products (accounting management) industry (preferred)
  • Demonstrate consistency, flexibility and commitment to meet deadlines
  • Proven planning, task organizing and execution skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively deal with a variety of individuals.
  • Strong customer service skills and proven ability to work with both internal and external customers at all levels
  • Proven ability to excel in a team environment

    Education: Bachelordegree in Accounting required

    Years of Experience:

  • 5-8years of related accounting experience
  • 2-3years ofexperiencemanaging a team of individuals


  • CPAPreferred
  • Big 4 or Tier 2 auditexperiencepreferred
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS (preferred) and US GAAP (required)
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access and accounting software systems (SAP and BW experiencepreferred)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Req. ID: 27945