Director of Accounting

Trooper, PA 19403

Posted: 11/30/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Accounting / Financial Reporting - Management Job Number: 15989 Work Location: Hybrid

Job Description

We are seeking a Director of Accounting to join our client,  a leader in the industry with a commitment to delivering accurate and timely financial reporting. This role will play a vital part in developing and managing accounting practices and procedures, ensuring compliance, and strengthening financial controls .As the Director of Accounting, you will support the Controller and CFO in the development and management of accounting practices and procedures, emphasizing accurate and timely financial reporting. This role involves evaluating and recommending improvements to the organization's accounting and financial reporting processes, ensuring they align with the company's overall goals.

Job Duties:
  • Lead and develop a cohesive, professional team in accounting, financial reporting, inventory management, cash management, and system initiatives.
  • Actively participate in SAP and other multi-year financial system implementations.
  • Review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations, escalating any significant reconciling items/issues to the Controller promptly.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures to enhance the effectiveness of finance and accounting operations.
  • Manage an accurate and timely closing process, including consolidated financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Maintain technical accounting expertise and ensure timely identification, review, documentation, and approval of new GAAP issues in collaboration with the Controller and CFO.
  • Participate in financial due diligence in acquisitions and lead the purchase accounting process and true-up.
  • Create training materials and resources for support personnel, field profit center managers, and accounting teams.

  • Strong technical GAAP knowledge aligned with business operations.
  • 10+ years of business experience and bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA preferred.
  • Acquisition experience, including due diligence, purchase accounting, and integrations.
  • Ability to make presentations and teach/train others on new processes and procedures.
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment.
  • Leadership experience in teams and cross-functional initiatives.
  • National (Big 4 or other) audit firm experience or experience in distribution/manufacturing.
  • Strongly preferred: SAP S4/Hana experience.

If you are a seasoned accounting professional seeking a challenging role with an industry leader, apply for this Director of Accounting position.
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