Accounting Manager

Location Plano
Date Posted August 26, 2020
Job ID 10553
Employment Type Direct Hire

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Job Description:

We are assisting our Plano, TX client in a search for an accounting manager. This role will lead a small team, overseeing both COGS and General Accounting functions for a rapidly growing organization, generating over $2.5 billion of revenue globally. We are seeking an innovative problem solver with a strong mind for efficiency, technology, and controls. Working for a fast-moving, private equity-owned company, the successful candidate should be prepared to grow, learn, evolve quickly, and to conquer new challenges daily.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives continuous improvement throughout the Accounting organization, identifying areas of improvement in policies, procedures and operating methods.
  • Leads COGS and General Accounting functions.
  • Identifies opportunities to streamline work and improve internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Assists with management of the close and consolidation process.
  • Supports IPO readiness.
  • Maintains reporting deadlines while working with the external Big 4 auditors.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 7 + years of Big 4 or 2nd Tier public audit, or Corporate Accounting experience. 
  • Superb interpersonal skills with proven ability to build and maintain internal / external relationships.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in accounting, financial systems and strong business acumen.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • ERP experience preference towards SAP.
  • Ability to prioritize task and meet strict deadlines.
  • Availability for occasional international travel (once travel restrictions are lifted).

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