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Paul Davis Restoration of Greater MSP and the Northland
Saint Paul, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Are you an individual with a strong drive to master and complete projects? Do you have a high level of attentional to detail and exactness do drive analysis to support the growth and development of the organization? Do you enjoy working for an organization that strongly believes in its vision, mission, and values? 

Paul Davis Restoration of Greater Saint Paul and Minneapolis is looking to add an Accounting Professional to lead the Finance and Accounting Team. This individual will have oversight of the financial plan and support the implementation of the plan through the operation vision of the organization.

 Since 1966, Paul Davis has been an industry leader in the areas of property damage mitigation, content restoration, and reconstruction.

From flooding to fires and frozen pipes, Paul Davis responds with 24-hour emergency service to restore calm in the most chaotic of events. We are here to serve in every capacity, providing excellent customer service and a quality product. We continually strive to maintain excellence and experience that is second to none. Passion for quality drives everything we do.

 We aim to be the “Employer of Choice” in our community by committing to each employee. We have competitive compensation, on the job training with the opportunity to grow and advance in our exciting business!

We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision-, FSA-, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, PTO and more! All of this, partnered with an incredible Company culture!

Basic Functions: ·         Leadership and operation of the Finance and Accounting team·         Oversight of Financial Planning, Operational Reporting, design and maintenance of Internal Controls and Monthly Close Procedures.·         Cross-functional oversight of Financial & Operational Risk Management, Human Resources, and Information Technology.·         Responsible for organizational financial planning and working across all departments and lines of business to achieve strategic objectives. Basic Requirements:·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline, required·         CPA preferred but not required·         7-10 years of experience in accounting/financial management·         3-5 years of financial audit experience or engagement management preferred but not required·         Accounting (Quickbooks/SageIntacct), Reporting (PowerBI/Qvinci) knowledge preferable·         Excellence with Office 365 programs including Outlook, Excel, Word, and more·         Experience with CRM Software (NextGear Solutions/Salesforce) preferred, but not required·         Experience in general construction or building restoration preferred but not required·         Excellent professional verbal and written communication required·         Must be a service-oriented individual to the organization with the customers in mind.  Skills and Knowledge:·         Ability to implement/apply best in practice processes and procedures to transform the Finance & Accounting function while creating sustainable value within the organization through aggressive stages of growth.·         Must possess strong analytical skills, including financial and operational modeling.·         Thorough understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business and operational risk and control processes and procedures.·         Strategic thinker with the ability to work across a broad range of issues and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage and influence change.·         Precision with reported financial outcomes, cash flow, risk mitigation.·         Experience with financial reporting standards, US GAAP accounting principles and federal & state regulatory requirements.·         Proficiency acting as the primary liaison with third parties including external auditors and tax preparation professionals, bankers, federal, state and local tax authorities and insurance brokers. Evaluated On:·         Results versus the Annual Financial Plan·         Performance versus Internal Controls and Monthly Close Procedures·         Measurement of Annual Strategic Goals·         Retention, Recruiting, and Performance of Finance and Accounting Team ·         Skill Development versus Annual Skill Development Goals  Overall Duties Include: ·         Advise the CEO and participate with the leadership team in the development of organizational and financial strategies and objectives to support the vision and mission of the organization.·         Professionally represent Paul Davis Vision, Mission and Values.·         Retain, Recruit, Train, and Lead all Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Administrative Team Members.·         Develop and mentor Finance/Accounting department personnel to reach maximum potential for the individuals and organization.·         Partner cross-functionally with Operations, Business Development, Sales and Marketing leadership and teams in support of the organizational and financial objectives.·         Develop and execute annual recruiting plan to support departmental goals. ·         Drive and manage process improvement and reporting initiatives to increase operating performance.·         Oversee the development of the Human Resources function, operations and ensure best hiring practices are sustained to maintain & strengthen the existing culture.·         Coordinate and manage 3rd party relationships and compliance with banks, auditors, tax professionals, regulatory agencies, strategic partners, customers, vendors, and professional service providers. High Detail Job Accountabilities:·         Develop, implement, and complete annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes for both financial & operational perspectives.·         Provide financial planning and analysis support including budget/forecast to actual and pertinent financial & operational KPI analysis.·         Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and financial reporting packages.·         Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements and supporting schedules, reconciliations, and write-ups for internal and external reporting, including operational and regional segment reporting, variances/trends vs. budget/prior periods, and recommendations.·         Develop, implement, and monitor internal control structure for Finance/Accounting department and organization including cash receipts, cash disbursements, project/job costing, monthly close and general ledger account reconciliation processes.·         Oversee the recording of financial and non-financial transactions in accordance with US GAAP including managerial/intercompany transactions.·         Maintain an orderly accounting system and records including the chart of accounts, revenue, expense, asset, liability, and equity transactions.·         Ensure general ledger payroll entries, accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions are processed accurately, timely and with appropriate approvals.·         Review, approve, record, track and analyze all budgeted capital expenditures.·         Oversee and optimize software systems environment including accounting & ancillary transaction software to streamline accounting functions, and work with operations project management software to maximize efficiencies and gain business insights.·         Maintain existing accounting system, billing, purchasing/inventory, and related systems and evaluate new systems as requested/needed.·         Forecast and manage short term cash flow and key business metrics weekly/monthly.·         Oversee and optimize cash flow management through cash receipts, cash disbursements, planned purchases, current cash balances and investments, and liquidity related to working capital line of credit.·         Comply with local, state, and federal reporting requirements and tax filings, including employee withholding oversight and reporting.·         Identify, evaluate, and manage financial & operational risks to the organization including risk mitigation strategies and annual insurance coverage renewals.·         Attend and actively participate in leadership development training and coaching .
  • Participates in marketing and business development as the need arises.
  • Participates in emergency services when an “All hands-on deck” scenario arises.
  • Participate in Paul Davis social events, Goal Setting and Review, All Team Meetings. and as many other opportunities as possible to engage with the rest of the team.
  • Complete special assignments as requested by Supervisor.
 Hours:·         Standard Business Hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM·         Hours required will vary and may require attendance of evening social, networking, and business development events.

Reward:·         Compensation is evaluated on a yearly basis effective from the start date of employment of each calendar year. An annual reward planner (ARP) is completed at that time. ·         Promotions and advancement within the position bring progressively greater challenge, learning, responsibility, and compensation. ·         Outstanding Benefits including company paid Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance as well as options for Vision, Accident, ST/LT Disability. 
·         Employer sponsored 401k program with 3% company match.

Paul Davis Restoration of Greater MSP and the Northland

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Saint Paul, MN
55104 USA

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Finance and Insurance

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