Director of Finance and Accounting

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This is not your average Controller role!! And not a job for your average Controller. This is a role for a fast track, highly analytical public/private CPA with a minimum of 7-10 years of experience who has ideally worked for a PE owned company and wants to be the right-hand to a dynamic CFO of a rapidly growing company. This is a strategic finance position which will not only oversee the accounting operations of the company including financial reporting, monthly close process and the annual audit but perform in-depth financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting, data analysis and play a key role in the integration of acquired businesses. You will need advanced Excel and financial modeling skills, strong communications skills along with a strong work ethic to succeed.

Duties Include:

Strategic, Planning and Forecasting

Assist CFO and senior executives to prepare annual budgets
Develop a financial forecasting process and assist in the development of long-term strategic plans.
Analyze financial details to identify opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
Analyze and provide input on company expenses

Financial Reporting & Accounting

Lead all financial statement preparation, presentation, and analyses.
Partner with the CFO to develop the general ledger accounting structure and financial reporting templates.
Create in-depth variance analysis of operating results compared to prior periods and budget.
Develop daily/weekly/monthly journal entry process and protocols to maintain accounting records.
Oversee monthly and annual close process, including reconciliation of key accounts.
Act upon and resolve all variances resulting from operational results timely.
Develop a financial reporting package for monthly and annual results.
Partner with senior management to identify and report on key performance metrics and indicators.
Oversee the implementation and consolidation of accounting records for newly acquired companies
Establish and maintain policies and procedures and internal controls to ensure sustainable and profitable growth
Manage a team of professionals across accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable

Audit Process & Financial Systems

Prepare the company’s financial statements and books and Be the point person working with the auditors
Work with CPA firm to ensure timely completion of quarterly reporting and attestation requirements.
ERP/Financial Software Implementation & Upkeep
Play a key role in standing up financial systems, ensure data imports are accurate and systems work as needed.
Create systems and processes for checking accuracy of data within software.
•Evaluate and improve processes and systems to promote operational excellence


Cross-train staff to achieve increased efficiency, employee motivation, collaboration, workforce sustainability, and corporate agility.
Mentor team members as part of succession planning and participate in the company’s career pathing initiative.


Minimum 7-10 years of experience
Certified Public Accountant
Public accounting + Private Company experience
Private Equity experience ideal
Must have excellent analytical skills; financial modeling skills, advanced excel skills
Ability to think outside box, analyze data, identify problems. offer solutions
Excellent communications skills
Proven ability to manage staff and worth with senior management
Team player, positive attitude