Director of Accounting

Key Details:

  • Enhance the capabilities of an accounting team at a large, complex business with multiple verticals
  • Highly visible role at a company with a great reputation and corporate mission
  • Onsite position in Greater Orlando, FL

Director of Accounting
Salary Range: $150,000 – $180,000
Location: Greater Orlando, FL 

We are seeking a strong leader to enhance the capabilities of an accounting team at a large, complex business with multiple verticals. Lead a team of 14+ people and develop processes to ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory compliance. Collaborate closely with the Corporate Controller and CFO on fiscal year-end activities, audit preparations, and strategic financial planning.
This is a highly visible role at a company with a great reputation, corporate mission, and diverse operations.

Leadership responsibilities: 4 direct reports, including Corporate Accounting Manager, Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Receivable Manager, and Division Accounting Manager. 

What will you be doing?

  • Develop and mentor the corporate accounting team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Manage the AP and AR departments, including oversight of vendor management, invoice processing, billing, and collections.
  • Oversee month-end and year-end close processes, including monthly preparation and review of financial statements, journal entries, and account reconciliations for a large, multi-entity business.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements in financial reporting and accounting practices.
  • Liaise with external auditors to discuss year-end closure progress, manage auditor request lists, promptly address external auditor inquiries, scrutinize annual report schedules and footnotes, revise internal control documents, and oversee the publication of the fiscal year-end.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to support budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis initiatives.
  • Prepare and present financial packages and flash reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Conduct an annual review of the shareholder metrics report, a quarterly preparation of the Board metrics report, and a high-level final review of bank compliance.
  • Oversee benefit plan calculations and payments. Support the coordination of annual actuarial reports and associated journal entries.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of accounting systems and processes.

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. CPA certification is required.
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience at a large, multi-entity business.
  • Experience managing corporate accounting, AR, and AP departments
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and working knowledge of GAAP
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience supporting an ERP implementation is a bonus.

The business is committed to diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. Apply now to be part of a dynamic team driving financial excellence and innovation!

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