Director of Accounting in Charlotte, North Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:
North American manufacturing company that’s been headquartered in Charlotte for 100+ years
The company has experienced double digit growth for the last 3 years.
A company that focuses on being involved and giving back to the community
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU
Executive Leadership team that is engaging
Commitment to employees with history of promoting from within
Opportunity to impact the organizations growth and work directly with corporate leadership and operations
WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:
Ownership of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process and execution of related controls including overseeing the reconciliation process and core JE listing. Ensure the accurate and timely capture of financial transactions including internal and external system interfaces.
Provide direction to accountants and analysts in resolving issues and discrepancies.
Prepare schedules used in the quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes.
Maintain chart of accounts and hierarchy of entities, classes, and reporting units in the general ledger system.
Develop and improve internal controls and accounting procedures. Minimize manual effort and ensure compliance with GAAP, tax, legal, audit and regulatory requirements.
Manage and develop the Reporting and General Ledger accounting team through innovative hiring, management, and training/development techniques: Implement and manage recruitment and on boarding processes, as required; Perform staff appraisal and performance review processes in line with company policies; Create and maintain professional development plans for direct reports; Set and manage performance goals, standards and expectations with direct reports in accordance with the company policy.
Stay current on the latest developments such as IRS codes/regulations/guidelines, accounting software enhancements, policies and procedures, GAAP standards, etc.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and minimum of ten (10) years’ progressive public and private accounting experience with at least 5 years’ experience in managing a team; or any combination of education, experience and training.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.