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Director of Finance and Accounting

Kx Advisors
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Director of Finance and Accounting is responsible for leading daily operational functions, including accounting, finance, and treasury management. This includes, but is not limited to payroll processing, monitoring of internal controls, cash flow, and projections, as well as financial reporting for Kx Advisors’ US and UK entities. The Director of Finance and Accounting is a key advisor to the senior leadership team, providing input on strategic and operational direction, as well as overall guidance and leadership to the finance and accounting function.


  • Lead the daily operations of accounting, finance, and treasury management
  • Manage payroll process and ensure the accuracy of payroll submissions and the proper record retention for auditing purposes
  • Ensure accurate and timely payment to vendors
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range firm goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures and partner with senior leadership to develop financial planning tools
  • Lead financial reporting separation from Kx’s partner company
  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
  • Oversee activities related to the company's 401k plan
  • Oversee US and UK financial reporting and corporate income tax filings to ensure accuracy and timely completion
  • Oversee the activities of the general accounting group within the Finance department, including accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, joint ventures and leases
  • Provide accurate and timely dissemination of financial information and management reports, and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
  • Oversee disbursement activities and monitor daily cash flow position
  • Lead, coach, mentor and manage individuals and team to ensure top performance of all team members in achieving desired results while finding efficient and effective solutions that create overall organizational value
  • Manage month-end-close and monthly budget review process accurately and timely in conjunction with firm deadlines
  • Provide weekly and monthly financial reporting to senior leadership team


  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or related field; CPA preferred
  • At least 10+ years relevant experience required
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, cost control principles required
  • Knowledge of US federal and state financial regulations required
  • Ability to prepare financial reports and statements
  • Must have strong computer skills and advanced spreadsheeting skills
  • Experience in Microsoft QuickBooks preferred
  • Proven track record of building and managing successful teams, and an ability to manage and motivate team members
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, as well as supervisory skills
  • Prior experience in consulting firms strongly preferred
  • Ability to professionally perform multiple, detail-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and with balancing competing priorities while maintaining responsiveness and good communication

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Washington, DC
20001 USA


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