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Senior Accounting Director

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Description

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING


Exciting opportunity to join one of the Twin Cities most respected employers. Due to an internal promotion, we are looking to hire our Sr. Director of Accounting.  The Sr. Accounting Director will be responsible for accounting operations and related controls, including the production of periodic financial reports and maintenance of a system of accounting records. This role will be responsible for leading the Accounting team. This position sets comprehensive controls, secures and enhances the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensures that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and international financial reporting standards. The position will be responsible for managing, reviewing, and overseeing all accounting policies and procedures, including non-transactional accounting activities, as well as financial operations processes and duties. This position reports to the Corporate Controller.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • Oversee the monthly close process and ensure the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of journal entries as well as compliance with applicable accounting principles.

  • Act as a thought leader to the Finance team by evaluating current infrastructure, processes, and controls to identify areas of improvement and additional investment.

  • Represent as global accounting lead for Accounting team with respect to new and enhanced system implementation and similar projects, as need be.

  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation and review of the quarterly and year-end SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and other required SEC filings. Ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements.

  • Responsible for all technical and accounting memos required as part of our quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management and our external auditors.

  • Facilitate review and approval of SEC filings with external auditors, legal counsel and audit committee.

  • Provides oversight for the timely implementation of new accounting standards across functional teams, including new revenue recognition and leasing standards.

  • Own and partner with the Accounting Team and key business partners to ensure the Accounting Policy Manual and procedures are updated and compliant with U.S. GAAP. Assist with accounting policies and procedures training throughout the company as needed.

  • Prepare and present technical accounting updates to senior management, including discussion of current issues/memos, upcoming business changes which will drive technical issues and implementation of proposed new guidance status.



Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s preferred)

  • CPA license (active or inactive status)

  • Public accounting experience (preferably Big 4)

  • 10+ years of post-graduate accounting experience

  • 4+ years of people/staff leadership experience

  • Knowledge of all aspects of US GAAP and SEC technical accounting and reporting

  • Knowledge of a Large ERP system

  • Ability to effectively present information with confidence and accuracy to various levels of internal management and external auditors

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to establish credibility based on knowledge of technical accounting subject matter areas with internal management and external auditors

  • Strong leadership, outstanding project management and analytical skills

  • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively with a variety of personalities

  • Attention to detail, organized with clear documentation, and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations, while problem solving and effectively multi-tasking to arrive at the correct resolutions

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Sox Compliance requirements



Compensation:  $160,000 to $190,000 + bonus

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Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $160,000.00 - $190,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
Other Compensation: Bonus Eligible

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Top Twin Cities Based Employer
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Employment Type:
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Pay Type:
$160,000.00 - $190,000.00 /Year
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Accounting, Finance
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Description

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING


Exciting opportunity to join one of the Twin Cities most respected employers. Due to an internal promotion, we are looking to hire our Sr. Director of Accounting.  The Sr. Accounting Director will be responsible for accounting operations and related controls, including the production of periodic financial reports and maintenance of a system of accounting records. This role will be responsible for leading the Accounting team. This position sets comprehensive controls, secures and enhances the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensures that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and international financial reporting standards. The position will be responsible for managing, reviewing, and overseeing all accounting policies and procedures, including non-transactional accounting activities, as well as financial operations processes and duties. This position reports to the Corporate Controller.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • Oversee the monthly close process and ensure the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of journal entries as well as compliance with applicable accounting principles.

  • Act as a thought leader to the Finance team by evaluating current infrastructure, processes, and controls to identify areas of improvement and additional investment.

  • Represent as global accounting lead for Accounting team with respect to new and enhanced system implementation and similar projects, as need be.

  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation and review of the quarterly and year-end SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and other required SEC filings. Ensure compliance with SEC and GAAP reporting requirements.

  • Responsible for all technical and accounting memos required as part of our quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management and our external auditors.

  • Facilitate review and approval of SEC filings with external auditors, legal counsel and audit committee.

  • Provides oversight for the timely implementation of new accounting standards across functional teams, including new revenue recognition and leasing standards.

  • Own and partner with the Accounting Team and key business partners to ensure the Accounting Policy Manual and procedures are updated and compliant with U.S. GAAP. Assist with accounting policies and procedures training throughout the company as needed.

  • Prepare and present technical accounting updates to senior management, including discussion of current issues/memos, upcoming business changes which will drive technical issues and implementation of proposed new guidance status.



Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s preferred)

  • CPA license (active or inactive status)

  • Public accounting experience (preferably Big 4)

  • 10+ years of post-graduate accounting experience

  • 4+ years of people/staff leadership experience

  • Knowledge of all aspects of US GAAP and SEC technical accounting and reporting

  • Knowledge of a Large ERP system

  • Ability to effectively present information with confidence and accuracy to various levels of internal management and external auditors

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to establish credibility based on knowledge of technical accounting subject matter areas with internal management and external auditors

  • Strong leadership, outstanding project management and analytical skills

  • Ability to build strong cross-functional relationships and work collaboratively with a variety of personalities

  • Attention to detail, organized with clear documentation, and thorough with the desire for continuous improvement

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations, while problem solving and effectively multi-tasking to arrive at the correct resolutions

  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Sox Compliance requirements



Compensation:  $160,000 to $190,000 + bonus

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