Senior Accounting Director
The Senior Director Accounting is responsible for the oversight of accounting operations, including compliance with US GAAP, Federal, state and local statutory requirements while ensuring timely, efficient, and accurate processes for a large/complex business unit or multiple business units.
- Analyzes, recommends and implements tactical strategies to ensure the integrity and compliance of internal financial controls
- Creates and recommends policies, processes and procedures to ensure compliance with governing requirements
- Assists executive management in evaluating and anticipating current business transactions and potential business opportunities
- Provides applicable balance sheet account reconciliations and income statement analytics
- Oversees and troubleshoots indirect tax reporting and auditing
- Plans, develops and implements goals, objectives and practices for efficient and cost effective management and allocation of resources
- Assists operations and FP&A team members with understanding financial results
- Analyzes and prepares timely review of new contracts (lease and customer); (for what purpose)
- Collaborates as necessary with other divisional and corporate accounting leads
- Prepares annual budget for respective department and business unit/s
- Maintains chart of accounts for domestic divisions
- Provides external audit assistance and quality maintenance as necessary
- Monitors financial systems for specific areas of responsibility
- Trains and develops accounting staff
- Other duties as required and assigned
- Minimum 8 years increasing accounting experience
- Minimum 5 years management experience
- Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting from a 4 year college or University
- CPA preferred
- Must be PC literate and proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Strong knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
;Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
While performing this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, finger or feel, and talk and hear.; The employee is required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel or crouch.; The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.; The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered “Essential Functions” and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform “Essential Functions” of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the “Essential Functions”.