We are working with a well established financial services firm who is looking to bring on a Director of Accounting to lead their existing team. The Director of Accounting will need to have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Responsibilities Provide support to business unit finance teams in relation to corporate policies and other process improvement initiatives Manage multiple projects i.e., accounting, operations, or administration Ensure correct application of accounting policies in accordance with US GAAP, providing technical accounting support to business unit finance teams Monthly review and analysis of business unit balance sheets including review of balance sheet reconciliations Drive the monthly/ quarterly/ yearly close Preparation and review of quarterly business unit fluctuation analyses Preparation and review of monthly financial reporting packs Qualifications Experience in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 8+ years of experience Strong technical accounting skills, particularly revenue recognition and purchase accounting Excellent organizational, prioritization and process improvement skills Operational/GL accounting experience and external reporting and compliance experience Ability to oversee individual business unit finance teams and to collaborate with cross-functional peers and teams Excellent Excel skills including advanced functionality (e.g. VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables etc) Excellent written skills for memos and organization-wide email communications
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