Director of Accounting

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17630
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Director of Accounting
Job Location: Houston, TX
Base Compensation: $105,000 — $140,000
Total Compensation: $105,000 — $140,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Hospitality

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Join a publicly traded company as the Director of Accounting! This is a young publicly traded company that just doubled in size this year.  There are currently 15-20 people in the accounting group and over 20,000 employees total in the company. They are looking for someone willing to step up, be a leader, great employee, and who is comfortable with on the job training.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING'S ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Directs the timely & accurate preparation of all financial statements including balance sheets, income statements and cash flow reports for month end and year end process
•Ensures proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
•Analyzes period financial statements and provides commentary for management reporting
•Manages period, quarter, and year-end close process
•Establishes accounting classifications of all expenditures
•Develops accounting policies and procedures to be used by corporate and field locations
•Administers treasury function of the company, including account maintenance, transfers, and credit cards
•Manages requirements under debt agreements, including funding, repayment, and interest settlements
•Arranges for and acts as primary contact with organization’s independent auditors on accounting matters
•Prepared audit materials to facilitate internal and external audits
•Researches transactions to ensure compliance with applicable technical accounting guidance
•Maintains internal control environment to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
•Assists in preparation of all SEC regulatory filings.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
•Excellent organization skills needed
•Flexible and self-directed worker with ability to stay focused and meet goals, while working independently
•Multi-tasking skills and ability to remain effective and patient under pressure
•A good communication and interpersonal skills
•Ensure that data is accurate and work is thorough and to the highest standard
•Detail oriented and analytical  

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance, with CPA required
•A minimum of three to five years of prior industry accounting experience in a public company
•Three to five years public accounting experience
•SEC reporting experience required
•SOX reporting experience
•Advanced proficiency in Excel and Word, required
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 7-8+
  
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