Robert Half Director of Financial Reporting in Coppell, Texas
Description Robert Half has teamed up with a well-known public company located near Irving to assist in the recruitment of a Director of Accounting. The role will report to the Corporate Controller and be responsible for a team of 20 plus.
Please reach out to Chris Willhite, CPA on LinkedIn (call Chris at 972-789-9590) AND email your profile to Chris dot Willhite at RobertHalf (all word) dot com .
Key Job Functions
The Accounting Shared Services Director will manage all shared services accounting for a large, well known public company in Dallas. This accounting director serves as a key member of the Leadership Team led by the VP-Controller and works directly with many key leaders from across the business to bring new initiatives. This role has direct oversight of over 20+ professionals including three managers working in the two payment processing teams and the franchise accounting team. The Director of Accounting will be an integral contributor to the ongoing implementation of new financial systems. This role reports to the Vice President - Controller and will partner extensively with others in corporate accounting, finance, tax, legal, investor relations, treasury, human resources and IT.
Manage internal and external relationships in a positive manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace
Work collaboratively with others within and outside the function to achieve goals, simplify processes, reduce costs, prevent loss, and to ensure that work is completed safely, accurately, and on time
Develop technical and professional skills of direct reports and teams, empower self-directed career progression and create an environment where team member engagement and effective collaboration is a priority
Oversee the completion of supporting documentation required for financial filings with the SEC
Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of two managers and a supervisor
Perform supervisory/review duties, including review of month-end close journal entries and account reconciliations and in certain scenarios direct preparation of analyses and supporting documentation
Perform or oversee forecasting for various areas including credit card fees, delivery services fees and gift card fees
Review, update and draft accounting policies related to critical/complex accounting estimates
What You Bring to the Team
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interface with all levels within the organization
Accounting degree and CPA certification preferred
12+ years of total experience in a public accounting firm and/or a public company environment
A combination of industry and Big 4 experience is preferred
Experience in SEC Reporting and/or technical accounting a plus
Managerial experience required
Strong U.S. GAAP acumen and understanding of accounting and financial reporting matters affecting public companies
Exceptional analytical skills Requirements
CPA, Big 4 audit, external reporting (SEC)
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