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Director of Finance and Accounting

Thomas Edwards Group Frisco ,TX
  • Posted: 17 days ago
  • $84,501 to $131,073 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Our client in Frisco is seeking a Director of Finance and Accounting to add to its team, located in Frisco, Texas.  The Director of Finance and Accounting you is responsible for the following: 

  • Forecasting - work with the FP&A team to improve and streamline processes, and build timely accurate models that reflect historical and forecasted results, forecasted revenue/cost and cash to ensure management can make rapid and effective business decisions; contribute to modeling of new business opportunities including product lines and entire entity operating models 
  • Technical Accounting - ensure GAAP compliance, proactive in identifying and resolving issues, develop and implement new accounting policies, make accounting judgements, write technical position memos 
  • Revenue recognition - drive compliance with ASC 606, work with operations and IT to improve processes, reports and systems 
  • Reporting - work with the Controller to improve periodic financial reporting including weekly progress reports, monthly financial results, monthly consolidations, key metrics, budget variance analysis, and any ad hoc analyses as necessary 
  • Serve as the primary contact with external auditors on technical and reporting items, discuss and resolve issues, generate/review financial statements and footnotes for audited financial statements 
  • System development contact for Finance – drive system development efforts to enable “push button” reporting in Workday, ensure GAAP compliant processes are configured correctly, participate in implementing process efficiencies available within Workday (e.g., forecasting templates) 
  • Income tax - interface with outside tax advisors on new tax issues, participate in establishing an efficient tax strategy and monitor transfer pricing to drive compliance tax policy and minimize tax liabilities 
  • Closing of books - responsible for calculations and adjustments for revenue recognition, income taxes, other technical items; assist with analysis of inventory; generate monthly consolidated results; assist with reducing the close cycle, implement efficiencies 
  • Develop strong relationships outside Accounting, leverage function to assist others, improve coordination and flow of information 
  • Monitor and improve internal control processes for proper company governance 

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of business concepts and principles 
  • Strong understanding of forecasting techniques and concepts 
  • Prior experience in a technical accounting and reporting role 
  • Extensive technical accounting experience with numerous topics 
    • Required – revenue recognition, inventory, consolidations/eliminations; some exposure to domestic and international income taxes, stock-option accounting 
    • Strongly Preferred – ASC 842 lease accounting, deferred rent, internally-developed software, foreign currency translation/remeasurement, transfer pricing experience 
  • Strong ability to identify and research technical issues, write technical memos, resolve with auditors 
  • Experience with consolidating multiple entities for reporting purposes, identifying eliminations 
  • Experience with generating external and internal financial statements, writing footnotes 
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls and evaluating/improving controls 
  • Outgoing personality is required, must be a self-starter able to drive positive changes 
  • Experience with managing personnel is required 
  • Advanced Excel skills, demonstrated knowledge of numerous formulas and ability to apply them to generate efficient models/analyses 
  • Major ERP system experience is required; system evaluation and development/improvement experience preferred 

Years of Experience 

  • 12+ years of progressive finance and accounting experience 
  • 4+ years in public accounting (auditing) or other role with significant technical accounting responsibilities 
  • 5+ years in forecasting, budgeting, analysis or combination of FP&A/accounting roles 
  • Combination of public auditing and industry accounting is preferred 
  • CPA is required 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required 
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or MBA is preferred 
Company Description
Thomas Edwards Group is a Dallas-based executive search firm specializing in the direct hire and project placement of accounting and financial professionals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We have been in business for 23 years and are consistently ranked as one of the top contingent fee search firms in Dallas (Dallas Business Journal). We’ve also been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” numerous times by the Dallas Business Journal. Our business is on the rise and we are looking to add a few top-notch professionals to our growing firm.

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Thomas Edwards Group is a Dallas-based executive search firm specializing in the direct hire and project placement of accounting and financial professionals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We have been in business for 23 years and are consistently ranked as one of the top contingent fee search firms in Dallas (Dallas Business Journal). We’ve also been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” numerous times by the Dallas Business Journal. Our business is on the rise and we are looking to add a few top-notch professionals to our growing firm.

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