Director, Financial & Technical Accounting

Location: Charlotte, NC
Date Posted: 02-15-2018
The Director, Financial and Technical Accounting is responsible for ensuring the Company achieves its financial objectives through accurate and timely implementation of technical accounting Standards and oversees the integration of the Standards and acquisition procedures from a coordination position.  This position liaises and coordinates with the Finance and other groups of management on existing and new accounting Standards, performs accounting tasks, and assists with the SEC reporting needs.  The position will also help coordinate efforts to integrate the new Standards as it relates to acquisitions and maintain functional relationships with acquired companies. 
  • Technical accounting research, coordinate and solicit financial data from the segments in an effort to implement new accounting Standards
  • Engage management and Finance in educational seminars to educate the company about new accounting Standards (such as, Revenue Recognition, Lease Accounting, etc.)
  • Research technical accounting issues and document the company’s position on such issues
  • Assist the SEC reporting representatives regarding disclosures needed to comply with new accounting standards
  • Assist with the gap analysis between existing accounting policies and potential new policies to confirm that existing or new internal controls are in place
  • Coordinate the design and document the company’s playbook on steps to integrate new Standards and general procedures around new acquisitions, ensuring  to the company’s culture and policies and procedures are in place
  • Oversee the various aspects of acquisition integration and coordinate the efforts of each group as acquisition targets are integrated

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of ten (10) years in applying technical aspects of GAAP and SEC accounting rules
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel required
  • Some travel may be required
  • CPA, MBA or Masters’ of Accounting
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with cost accounting, product line profitability, and variance analysis
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting policies and procedures including GAAP, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Experience with large-scale ERPs and reporting tools (e.g., QAD, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, HFM/Essbase)
  • Excellent data mining and analysis skills; ability to collect, interpret and analyze data and present logical conclusions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
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