Associate Director, Financial Reporting in Raleigh at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Associate Director - Financial Reporting
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in public accounting and SEC reporting, preferably in an asset management setting with operating businesses and global operations. This position will report directly to the CFO and will become a member of the finance leadership team providing guidance across all financial reporting. He/she will also provide financial leadership and day to day financial management, recommendations on accounting guidance, assistance with investor reporting and due diligence requests, team management, and internal financial metrics.

Relevant Industry and Discipline Experience
  • 7-9 years of recent public accounting experience
  • Experience with operating companies
  • Experience responding to investor's inquires and professionals conducting due diligence on the company
  • Experience leading and transforming financial systems and software products
  • Foreign transactions experience is a plus

Education and Certifications
  • Master's Degree in Accounting (or equivalent degree) preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is desirable

Primary responsibilities and key challenges
  • Preparation of Financial Statements - Accuracy and Timeliness - Review and present the financials on a monthly basis. Analyze monthly financial statements, financial packages, and other informational reports/analysis for the finance committee. Review and revamp (as necessary) financial reporting systems and processes. Implement and document GAAP accounting policies and internal control procedures working with auditors to complete annual audit, including making technical recommendations. Develop and maintain systems and processes required to track information to comply with GAAP and complete an annual audit. Lead finance team to complete audits and reviews of operating subsidiaries and other processes.
  • Strategic and Tactical Reporting - Support strongly the company's mission, vision and values. Work closely with the CFO to establish and maintain systems and controls to verify the integrity of all accounting and finance processes, systems, and data. Seeking out and developing strategies and opportunities of analysis to improve reporting while reducing inaccuracies.
  • Information Systems - Effectiveness and Reliability - Recommend, lead, and be a champion of system improvements, software changes and technology enhancements.
  • Develop and Update Accounting Policies and Procedures. Establish appropriate internal controls and guidance to ensure accurate and timely execution of reporting needs. Develop and monitor GAAP policies and procedures and corporate guidelines and ensure that policies are documented quarterly for compliance with external audits.
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control. Work with the VP, Finance to assist the annual budget process.
  • Provide Accurate and Timely Information to the Management Team for effective decision making - Participate in a wide variety of special projects and develop ad hoc reports.
  • Hire, Train and Develop Staff - Be a resource for staff. Build cross-departmental relationships and hold managers accountable to ensure timely and accurate information is collected and shared.
  • Self-Development. Be highly informed about the changing regulatory environment and developments relative to the industry and competitive landscape to incorporate best practices throughout the company. Interact frequently with the executive management team and finance committee.
  • Ensure Compliance with Partnership Agreements and other governing documents -Represent company during audits and interact with the company's public accounting firms and regulators to ensure audits are completed timely and are an accurate reflection of the company's financial position. Support the company in SEC and IRS audits as needed.
  • Effective Risk Management - Effective stewardship and safeguarding of assets through proactive internal control measures. Verify proper insurance levels are maintained on company assets. Also, work with Controllers and operations personnel regarding claims for property, inventory and business interruption.
  • Business and Financial Advisory Services - Be a valuable member of specific teams across the company, including supporting acquisitions, investor relations, legal, etc.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions. Assist in analyzing and execution of acquisitions and dispositions. In addition, lead the assimilation of the accounting necessary to effectively merge new entities into the company.

If you are interested in, and qualified for, this position please apply below and include your resume in Word format. Questions? Please contact Beth Shandley, Nick Palacios, Joe Lucas, Josh VanNamee or Ruth Y. at 919-719-6500.

Vaco provides a fresh approach to job placement for accounting, finance, and other professionals looking for full-time or interim positions. We do things differently at Vaco, and the industry is taking notice that we treat you as the true professional that you are. Our goal is to help our clients acquire great talent and help our candidates find their next great opportunity. We value our relationship with you.

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US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor candidates at this time.