Senior Director, Finance

Large firm in NY needs:

Senior Director of Finance
will lead a staff responsible for day-to-day accounting and controllership activity, including the monthly close, revenue recognition, technical accounting, and related projects.
manage accounting procedures, internal controls, and the financial close; as well as the monthly close processes and reporting (due diligence and SEC reporting).
technical accounting, managing external auditors, supervising A/R and A/P, Audit, and financial systems and administration.
provide leadership to the Finance function and assist in finding ways to upgrade the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity of the Finance Department, and driving a cultural transition from being a small subsidiary to a much larger (the business has tripled in size) subsidiary of a public company.
Supervise the following areas:
Financial Close - Ensure integrity of financial information for the organization; timely delivery of monthly actual results to Corporate; and manage external auditors.
Financial Analysis - Assist the VP, Finance in providing financial analysis to support strategic planning and decision making (budgeting/forecasting, variance analysis and underlying cost drivers).
Tax - Review of tax reporting for the corporation and all cases. Communicate any case specific tax issues to personnel in other departments as needed, and communicate and coordinate with tax advisors and the IRS on tax matters.
Accounts Receivable and Payable - Provide guidance to the department to ensure timely collection of all outstanding A/R and manage A/P.
Payroll - Oversee the semi-monthly payroll administration in a multi-state environment.
Management - Lead a group of professionals in financial and strategic business initiatives.
Financial Systems - Ensure all financial systems are operating effectively and are designed to deliver timely, accurate and meaningful information to support strategic planning and decision making processes.
Audit - Manage relationship with internal control partner and external auditing firm. He/she will be responsible for participating in the corporation and performance of audit reviews and results to ensure accurate reporting.
Reporting - Ensure the accurate forecasting and reporting of revenues and expenses. Additionally, prepare internal monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
Cost Control - Engage in cost containment discussions and initiatives with suppliers and internal groups to achieve objectives
Process Improvement - Evaluate current processes and continuously recommend process improvement and efficiencies.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Tax is required
CPA or MBA is required.
A minimum of five years accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Big Four public accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is preerred
A broad finance background, such as exposure to corporate and individual taxes, including payroll taxes.
Experience managing a team with multiple deadlines along with experience in project accounting
A wide knowledge base of different Software Systems is required, along with strong computer usage experience.
Experience with a Professional Services (B2B) company is strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of payroll policies and procedures; local, state and federal tax laws; federal and state statutes pertaining to FLSA, etc.
Knowledge of ADP Pay Expert, HRB and Great Plains are preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint)
Must be flexible in adapting to a dynamic, flexible, fast-paced environment and possess strong organizational and problem solving skills
Strong communication, interpersonal, and supervisory skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to motivate people to accomplish organizational goals
Ability to work with minimal supervision and to be able to operate independently in a 'crisis' situation.
Must have strong supervisory and analytical skills.
Please email your resume in WORD format and current base salary requirements ASAP: Darrenf AT rtijobs . com

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