Director of Accounting

The Judge Group
Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
Location: Gaithersburg, MD Salary: EXCELLENT Description: Our client is currently seeking a Director of Accounting We are seeking a Senior Director of Corporate Accounting who will be responsible for leading all accounting, consolidation and reporting functions for our company's segment as well as other Corporate Accounting responsibilities. This role is based at our Gaithersburg, MD location.A' This is a highly visible position with a team of 15+ employees.A' This position also provides support and advice for matters related to technical accounting and the application thereof as well as SEC reporting process.A' Lastly, this role will assist with coordination of the consolidated audit as well as the Audit Committee materials.A' We are looking for a proven leader to take the reins over the company's accounting operations and drive strategic vision of the Controller.The successful candidate will regularly interact with our senior management, our legal team, the business and functional group personnel worldwide, as well as our various professional service providers.A' We are also embarking on a global ERP implementation/upgrade with SAP and Hyperion and this role will be significantly involved in the planning, implementation and ultimate success of the project.A' Responsibilities: Lead the GL accounting function for our segment, including consolidations and equity accounting, inventory and project cost management and all other aspects related to the general ledgerA' Manage the overall month end close and operational processes in connection with related party transactions and support to the business segments and divisionsA' Review the monthly and quarterly results with senior financial managementA' Maintain financial records and ensure compliancy with company policies and US GAAPA' Assist with technical accounting research and application of GAAP relevant to various transactions Review and provide input on the Company's SEC reporting requirements, as well as coordinate the preparation and review of the supporting financial schedules in these documentsA' Maintain and monitor corporate and department compliance with internal controls, policies and proceduresA' Coordinate work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records as well as the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from audit findingsA' Coordinate the statutory reporting requirements and compliance for company's international subsidiariesA' Supervise direct reports in relation to staffing involvement, conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc.A' Drive process excellence via digital transformational projectA' Enable digital maturity by actively participating and leading projects on transforming processes into digital way of workingA' Design & drive use of analytical solutions and tech from an operational perspective to improve process performance and achievement of overall org goalsA' Identify opportunities for and drive organizational initiatives to support process improvements and cost reductions / reduce total cost of ownershipA' Manage relationships and escalated issues, including setting expectations regarding deliverables, quality, schedules and costs; ensures that organization is effectively leveraging resources.A' Execute change management framework to achieve engagement and change mindset and behaviors.A' Leverage industry best practices and experience, recommend automation solutions including procedural and technical designsA' Domestic and international travel is required but will be less than 20% of the time.A' Basic Requirements:A' Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Active CPA 15+ years progressive accounting experience with recent experience at a multi-national public company with responsibility over the consolidated close, technical accounting and financial reportingA' 10+ years of progressive management experienceA' Possess a concrete understanding of US GAAP and IFRS - including but not limited to: Revenue recognition and multiple element arrangements products, services, long-term contracts and lease arrangementsA' Consolidation, allocation processes and foreign exchangeA' Intercompany transactions and eliminations Inventory and project cost management and accountingA' Complex transactions, including related party transactions and those transactions involving long-lived assets and the requirement for periodic assessments for impairmentA' Recent experience working with large ERP systems (Oracle or SAP) and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM/FDM).A' Masters' Degree in Accounting Been part of the leadership team for an ERP implementation Demonstrated creativity and flexibility in problem solving and project collaboration.Inspiring leader and manager of people with the proven ability to build high performing teams Superior organization and prioritization skillsA' Highly skilled in data analysis and proven ability to present financial data in a clear, concise and compelling manner to all levels of management?A' Superior Excel modeling skillsA' Superior PowerPoint presentation skillsA' Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance Contact: psalvatore@ This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. 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