Director of Accounting in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Our global, billion-dollar client is looking to hire a Director of Accounting to oversee their shared services center (General Accounting, Tax, Reporting, Treasury, etc.) in the central Dallas area.

They are looking for someone with a CPA, large revenue experience and a demonstrated history of change management, implementations, and building processes/procedures - an overall positive leader with the ability to manage multiple levels and work closely with executives. This person will eventually be managing both a large team here in Dallas and their offshore team as well.

Long/short-term goals for this role:

  • Consolidating fragmented processes to a centralized location
  • Work extensively with internal groups/operations in driving efficiencies from a financial standpoint
  • Enforce controls/compliance, take lead role on ERP conversion
  • Participates in the monthly corporate accounting close process, including preparation and booking of assigned journal entries, and ensuring the general ledger is complete, materially accurate, and closed timely and in accordance with internal and external reporting requirements.

What you bring to the table:

  • Past responsibility for multiple areas including but not limited to Cash Management, Fixed Assets, Leases, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Financial Reporting.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible experience in corporate accounting is required.
  • Experience with coordination and direction of external audit process
  • Ability to read and interpret journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Strong process orientation and knowledge of accounting controls
  • Experience in design of accounting processes, documentation, implementation, and training of staff
  • System Conversion experience a plus