Finance Team Director

Jones Lang LaSalle   •  

Warren, NJ

11 - 15 years

Posted 260 days ago

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Finance Team Director

We are currently seeking a Finance Team Director for one of our client account teams in Franklin Lakes, NJ

What this job involves:

You will manage, control and direct the accounting and financial functions in a high visibility, client-facing role.

  • Preparation, management, consolidation and delivery of the annual plan and quarterly reforecast
  • Supervision of the revenue recognition process
  • Meeting accounts receivable objectives and metrics
  • Supervision of the team in completion of quarterly auditschedules
  • Developing and maintaining systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
  • Designing, implementing, documenting and maintaining policies and procedures that support efficient and effective processes as well as maintaining strong internal controls.
  • Preparation of the monthly financialreporting package 
  • Overall accounting/finance team management, staff development and compensation planning.  Managing and executing on staff succession and growth plans.
  • Preparation of analysis and dashboard reporting for CAO and CFO of the client group, as well as Corporate.
  • Producing and analyzing monthly and quarterly financial variance reports
  • Preparing pipeline reports and dashboard metrics for business or product lines.
  • Overseeing the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities
  • Key financial/accounting liaison for Business Unit Executives, Product Line owners and Corporate.  Act as advisor and strategic partner to these groups for all financial, operational and client matters
  • Proactive decision making support to all stakeholders
  • Ownership of the annual plan and quarterly reforecast
  • Ownership of all financial processes within given span of control
  • Leadership of managers, supervisors and/or professional staff
  • Performance and results of multiple related units
  • Developing departmental plans, including business, production and/or organizational priorities
  • Controling resources and policy formation in area of responsibility


Sound like you? Before you apply it’s worth knowing what we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of 10 years of related work experience
  • CPA and/or MBA is preferred
  • 5 years of direct management/supervisoryexperience; including training and evaluation of staff
  • Audit and internal controls background is a plus
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in computer-based accounting applications. Experience with JD Edwards platforms a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and coordination skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong presentation skills to internal and external parties
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic
  • Understanding of and commitment to client service
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment