Job Title
Accounting Director
Date Posted
6/23/2022
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Accounting Director – Memphis, TN – Direct Hire

Our client is looking for a Director of Accounting which is a key asset to the operation of the company. This is a direct hire position located in Memphis, TN offering a competitive salary and benefits package. This is an awesome role with opportunities for growth working with a great team.

The position is responsible for the planning and executing of all assigned accounting and financial functions. Primary responsibilities include leading the monthly close process, billings to clients for products & services provided, collection of accounts receivable, supervising accounts payable, monthly reporting, maintaining adequate internal controls, asset management and cash management.

The Director, Accounting will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve, and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee critical accounting functions, including inventory accounting and controls, intercompany accounting, accounts payable as well as credit and collections;
  • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective internal controls and process documentation;
  • Manage intercompany balances and reporting between business unit and corporate accounting;
  • Play a key role in the monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure complete and accurate accounting records are maintained;
  • Review and approval of journal entries and account reconciliations;
  • Accurate and timely production of monthly/quarterly/year-end financial reporting schedules;
  • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting;
  • Proper analytical review of the operations from a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective;
  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances;
  • Support external financial audit and the preparation of annual tax return with outside CPA firm;
  • Complete other ad hoc reporting requirements and data analytics using query-based reporting;
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directly supervises employees in the accounting department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of five years of related work experience.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT:

Bachelor’s Degree and CPA Certification

Please send your resume to Reba White, rwhite@summerfield.net