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Director of Accounting (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job #1569740
Houston, Texas

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.


• Undergraduate Degree in Accounting and CPA certification required


• 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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