Director of Accounting

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

11 - 15 years experience  •  Content Management

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 by Timothy Robertson
Confidential Company
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Content Management
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/28/18 Timothy Robertson

A rapidly growing tech company located in New York City is actively seeking a self-motivated and analytical accounting professional for a promising opportunity on their staff as their new Director of Accounting. In this role, the Director of Accounting will be responsible for leading key aspects of the company's finance and accounting functions, including month-end close, consolidation, financialreporting and certain business operations.


The Director of Accounting will:

  • Lead, coach, hire and develop a growing team while establishing a vision for global expansion
  • Develop a high performing accounting team, ensuring redundancy in training across key processes
  • Develop relationships with the management team in order to effectively execute on company policy and process changes as well as other key company-wide initiatives
  • Identify, track and report on key financial and non-financial performance metrics
  • Lead implementation, upgrades and/or enhancements of cloud based business applications
  • Work with the Corporate Controller and other Finance team leaders to evaluate, recommend and implement new financial accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Build efficiencies into all aspects of the group?s operations including systems and process
  • Lead all aspects of the month end close, financialreporting and consolidation processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 10-15+ years of progressive accounting and financeexperience
  • 4+ years as an Assistant Controller/Senior Manager of Accounting, or similar position in a high-growth technology company registered with the SEC
  • Strong team leader with experience building, managing and developing a global team
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proven project management skills with a focus on timeliness and high quality results
  • Effective problem-solving, methodical, detail-oriented, innovative, and highly analytical
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated


  • Experience with a Big 4 firm
  • SEC reporting (10-K, 10-Q) experience
  • Knowledge of cloud based ERP systems and implementations of such systems
  • Experience in a multi-country/currency environment
  • SaaSexperience

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