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Senior Director of Accounting

Twin Cities Based Industry Leader

Description

Senior Director of Accounting
We are currently seeking a Senior Director of Accounting to lead our Corporate Accounting Team and the Close and Reporting process. This position will be structured around the Accounting Close, Financial Reporting and Technical Research relating to SEC filings and corporate accounting opinions/briefs affecting company wide decisions. This Role will work closely with senior leadership, FP&A, Investor Relations, Treasury and Capital Markets working through business initiatives and structured transactions. We are looking for a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills as this role will lead a team of highly-talented team members. We are looking for someone who can inspire a vision, empower the team and challenge the process. This role will also work closely with external auditors, managing the audit process, thus an understanding of audit process and methodology is a plus. 

This role will report to the Senior VP/Corporate Controller. 

Successful candidates will be able to execute the following duties:


  • Lead a team, driving ownership and accountability, discipline in the accounting close and reporting process

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the department and the broader organization

  • Ability to interact effectively with senior leadership

  • Ability to find and develop talent within your organization

  • Transaction analysis including strategic accounting initiatives working closely with Technical Accounting, Tax and SEC reporting colleagues and financial leaders

  • Interact and coordinate with external auditors to address technical issues

  • Develop, challenge, and implement new corporate accounting policies/procedures

  • Generation of ad hoc reports and decision briefs based upon technical accounting issues translatable to a broad audience

  • Identify opportunities to drive efficiencies and reduce risk in the process

  • Produce, edit, and revise SEC reports. Experience generating reports utilizing technical research and writing skills will be crucial to the success of any individual in this position

  • Lead the monthly/quarterly close and reporting process

  • Work collaboratively with FP&A, Treasury, Policy/Tech in the close process

  • Continue to enhance close process to increase efficiency and reduce risk

  • Interpret and apply guidance to support appropriate accounting positions in consistent, repeatable manner

Requirements

Candidates applying to this position will be considered based upon the following demonstrated qualifications:


  • CPA required (active or inactive status)

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting a plus

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in an accounting, accounting policy or reporting functions preferred

  • Public Accounting experience with a national or large regional firm

  • Exceptional technical research and writing skills

  • Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to think, and work, independently resolving challenging issues

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Job Snapshot

Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $170,000.00 - $195,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
Other Compensation: Highly Competitive Bonus Program

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Twin Cities Based Industry Leader
Company:
US-MN-Minneapolis
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$170,000.00 - $195,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description

Senior Director of Accounting
We are currently seeking a Senior Director of Accounting to lead our Corporate Accounting Team and the Close and Reporting process. This position will be structured around the Accounting Close, Financial Reporting and Technical Research relating to SEC filings and corporate accounting opinions/briefs affecting company wide decisions. This Role will work closely with senior leadership, FP&A, Investor Relations, Treasury and Capital Markets working through business initiatives and structured transactions. We are looking for a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills as this role will lead a team of highly-talented team members. We are looking for someone who can inspire a vision, empower the team and challenge the process. This role will also work closely with external auditors, managing the audit process, thus an understanding of audit process and methodology is a plus. 

This role will report to the Senior VP/Corporate Controller. 

Successful candidates will be able to execute the following duties:


  • Lead a team, driving ownership and accountability, discipline in the accounting close and reporting process

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the department and the broader organization

  • Ability to interact effectively with senior leadership

  • Ability to find and develop talent within your organization

  • Transaction analysis including strategic accounting initiatives working closely with Technical Accounting, Tax and SEC reporting colleagues and financial leaders

  • Interact and coordinate with external auditors to address technical issues

  • Develop, challenge, and implement new corporate accounting policies/procedures

  • Generation of ad hoc reports and decision briefs based upon technical accounting issues translatable to a broad audience

  • Identify opportunities to drive efficiencies and reduce risk in the process

  • Produce, edit, and revise SEC reports. Experience generating reports utilizing technical research and writing skills will be crucial to the success of any individual in this position

  • Lead the monthly/quarterly close and reporting process

  • Work collaboratively with FP&A, Treasury, Policy/Tech in the close process

  • Continue to enhance close process to increase efficiency and reduce risk

  • Interpret and apply guidance to support appropriate accounting positions in consistent, repeatable manner

Requirements

Candidates applying to this position will be considered based upon the following demonstrated qualifications:


  • CPA required (active or inactive status)

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting a plus

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in an accounting, accounting policy or reporting functions preferred

  • Public Accounting experience with a national or large regional firm

  • Exceptional technical research and writing skills

  • Exceptional communications skills, both oral and written

  • Ability to think, and work, independently resolving challenging issues

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