Director of Accounting

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842888_2819769

Parker+Lynch is recruiting for one of our premier and up and coming clients in Tucson, AZ. The role of Director of Corporate Accounting is an amazing opportunity to get in on the ground for with a company that is fast growing and successful.  



The Director of Corporate Accounting will serve as a key partner to the CFO and Controller. They will be a critical team member in helping with the vision and leadership of the accounting function. This position will be primarily responsible for driving processes and internal controls across the organization to ensure compliance with US GAAP, Accounting Principals, and statutory reporting, providing insightful management reporting and partnering with the business to achieve explosive business growth.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the month-end close, including preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations and account analysis, ensuring completion within 7 business days.
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports are provided to management, lenders and other partners
  • Maintain appropriate financial reporting systems, processes and controls to ensure financial reporting requirements are accomplished
  • Analyze monthly financial results and present to the leadership and other key business stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, primarily by preparing timely and accurate monthly financial statements
  • Ensure completion of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, and resolution of items
  • Investigate and resolve accounting/reporting issues that arise
  • Coordinate with independent auditors, internal auditors and tax auditors during respective audits
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    Leadership:

  • Establish an effective business partnering relationship with the Controller, CFO and executive team
  • Support business initiatives with strong processes, internal controls, policies
  • Ensure all business activities comply with US GAAP
  • Support and complete any ad-hoc requests for financial information as required to assist with decision making
  • Coach, mentor and lead direct reports to ensure they have the training and development required to achieve business/department objectives
  • Ensure team fully understands their accountabilities and have the authority and expertise to achieve them
  • Providing succession, progression and growth opportunities for team and bench planning for key roles
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    Requirements:

  • 10 years experience in accounting and reporting in a corporation and/or national accounting firm with at least 4 years of managerial experience
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA required
  • Strong technical expertise, with comprehensive understanding of US GAAP and SOX 404 compliance
  • Previous accounting experience with a publicly traded corporation and SEC reporting highly preferred
  • Experience in retail, restaurants, or other multi-unit consumer services company highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated leadership, analytical abilities, project management and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated team building, personnel coaching and development skills
  • Must possess ethical standards, maintain high levels of credibility and confidentiality
  • What they offer:

  • Excellent benefits including; medical, dental, vision, PTO, 401K 
  • Great location in the heart in downtown Tucson
  • On-site gym 
  • Employee game room
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • If you're interested in this role, please send your resume to Karolyn.Canonico@parkerlynch.com.



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