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Director of Accounting (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job #1569740
Permanent
Houston, Texas
Director

Our centrally located and fast growing client is searching for an Accounting Director.  The Director will have oversight of several functions in the corporate accounting and/or financial reporting teams, including the financial statement consolidation process and financial analysis.

This role will serve as an Advisor for technical accounting matters, including M&A due diligence and integration. Will be responsible for, and implementing, all financial policies under GAAP. This position reports to the VP – Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensures that financial statements are prepared in compliance with policies and directives, GAAP and reporting requirements.

• Monitor emerging accounting issues and new pronouncements to ensure that the  financial statements are presented in accordance with GAAP.

• Performs technical accounting research on various new or proposed accounting standards changes or on specific company transactions and provide written policy memo’s.

• Leads the implementation of new accounting standards, updating accounting policies and supporting the training efforts on changes.

• Supports the financial operations in fielding questions about accounting policies or technical accounting matters.

• Lead the financial statement due diligence of any potential and executed acquisitions or divestitures. Responsible for the purchase price accounting, policy memo’s and integration of acquired entities.

• Analyze, research and document critical and complex accounting and reporting issues.

• Serve as a primary liaison to external auditors to coordinate the annual audit.

• Responsible for annual evaluate of intangibles and goodwill.

• Responsible for company stock based compensation accounting.

Degree/Licenses:

• Undergraduate Degree in Accounting and CPA certification required

Experience:

• 10+ years of accounting in industry and/or public accounting to include technology company or clients, International business a plus.

• M&A accounting

• Strong knowledge of GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting.

• Prior management experience.

• Demonstrated ability to lead and develop high-performing teams.

• Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions

• Experience with process improvements/automation #1569740 

  

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