Location
Tampa FL
Position Type
Permanent
Date Posted
12/06/2022
Salary Range
$135,000.00 - $150,000.00 10% Target Bonus

Our client, headquartered in Tampa, is a rapidly growing private equity backed/national company with multiple entities and they are continuing to expand. This expansion has fueled their need to bring more talent to their financial leadership team.

The Director of Financial Reporting will be a critical team member and early employee, participating in building a highly scalable, best-in-class finance and accounting organization as a key partner with the Chief Financial Officer and the VP of Accounting. He / she will help drive financial and accounting operations and interaction with the operating businesses.

The Director of Financial Reporting must have superior organizational and communication skills, while maintaining strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. This individual will direct and oversee the internal financial reporting function with regional platforms. This position will also be highly involved in enabling the regional platforms to improve their monthly financial statement close and reporting process. This opportunity offers high visibility to the executive leadership team in a rapidly growing company.

This role will report directly to the VP of Accounting and work closely as a key partner with the regional controllers and accounting teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial reporting management and oversight to ensure that financial statements are accurate and complete by reviewing them for any errors or omissions
  • Manage members of the regional accounting teams to drive financial reporting that is automated, accurate, timely, and audit-ready
  • Estimate the impact of new accounting standards or other changes in accounting principles on the regional financial statements
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve the monthly, quarterly and year-end close process
  • Review current processes for improvement and automation opportunities to enhance financial reporting procedures
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are prepared on a monthly basis by the regional platforms
  • Make decisions about which accounting methods should be used for recording transactions, and communicate these decisions to other departments within the organization
  • Assist as needed with comprehensive annual budget planning
  • Support team with key strategic initiatives
  • Prepare presentations as necessary summarizing key findings of analyses and projects
  • Lead a broad range of ad-hoc projects focused on improving reporting quality
  • Contribute to team culture and effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Experience:

  • 10+ years of prior accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience required
  • Controller experience in a public or private company preferred
  • Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP accounting
  • CPA license required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, master’s degree a plus
  • Experience with Sage Intacct a plus
  • Experience preparing financial statements, robust disclosures, etc.
  • Strong ability to communicate accounting and financial information into common language
  • Extreme formatting, organization and priority setting skills
  • Strong accounting experience and demonstrated ability to lead / drive processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and teamwork
  • Interest in joining a well-capitalized entrepreneurial team
  • Positive attitude, team player
  • Highly motivated, comfortable working independently
  • High energy, ownership of work product and dedication to driving results
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Personal Characteristics:

  • Analytical – finds meaning and action in numbers, and is data-driven
  • Great initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Excellent communicator – written and oral
  • Stellar time management and organizational skills
  • Resourceful – figures out how to achieve results creatively with finite resources
  • Thrives in a nimble, lean, unstructured, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Works collaboratively and energetically
  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards
  • Self-aware, accepting, honest, open, and respectful of others
  • Ability to create and execute on processes for professionalizing and integrating family-owned businesses using best practices