• Director of Accounting

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(9/6/2019 12:32 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Direct the organization's accounting operations and improve accounting processes by adopting best practices for this dynamic global business


    • Produce accurate and timely Consolidated financial reports in accordance with US GAAP for all corporate and country operations (IFRS familiarity preferred).
    • Manage and direct accurate and timely closing cycles of financial systems.
    • Report on the company’s financial performance to Lenders by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data and statistical metrics including monthly consolidated financial reports and trends
    • Develop & lead an accounting team and organization capable of scaling with growth
    • Research and determine technical accounting treatment, implement appropriate and/or new accounting policies to support treatment, especially regarding revenue recognition and lease accounting
    • Monitor and maintain the integrity of the internal control environment, including correction of deficiencies and implementation of suggested improvements.
    • Maintain effective checks and controls over financial functions
    • Supervise external audits and insure their timely completion.
    • Coordinate compliance with in-country statutory, governance and tax reporting requirements with local team
    • Maintain and identify improvements for the accounting system and business processes with a goal towards optimization, automation and efficiency.
    • Lead system upgrades and new system implementations
    • Develop and maintain a well-documented system of accounting policies and procedures
    • Supervise Treasury function (manage all working capital elements, maintain banking relationship)
    • Collaborate with FP&A to lead the production of the annual budget and forecasts
    • Ad Hoc projects


    • 10 years of accounting experience, 5+ years in a Senior Manager role
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required, CPA also required
    • Deep experience with global accounting operations, reporting and tax
    • Expertise in a variety of industries including service industry and technology
    • In-depth understanding of both US and international accounting principles
    • Systems implementation and optimization experience
    • Maturity and integrity in dealing with challenging situations in a fast-paced business
    • Experience managing a team & ability to motivate, delegate and empower staff
    • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong leadership skills


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