Director of Accounting

Covina, CA 91724

Posted: 04/10/2019 Job Titles: ACCT - Assistant Controller, ACCT - Controller, ACCT - Director of Accounting Job Number: 2486 Pay Rate: 132,000

Our client is a $75MM Nonprofit and the CFO is looking for a strong Director of Accounting to oversee Accounting operations. 

Job Summary:
Responsible for the accounting operations of the organization to include the production of periodic financial reports, oversight of the accounting systems, recordkeeping, and management of the comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization' s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as well as state and federal regulations. Ensures the integrity of the financial statements critical to the property. Provides oversight in audits of financial statements by external auditors and regulators and ensures compliance with all hospitality reporting requirements.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Produce timely and accurate financial and accounting reports that are compliant with all applicable statutes, regulations, and policies
Manage all general accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and IT functions which include performing month-end close process, preparing and booking journal entries, account reconciliations, procurement, shipping & receiving, inventory, variance analysis, project management and maintain fixed asset records
Annual budget and monthly forecast preparation
Maintain strong internal control throughout the property
Provide timely and accurate responses to requests for information from internal and external offices
Develop, maintain and improve financial and accounting policies and procedures; modify organizational structure to improve operations and services delivery
Oversee tax related matters to ensure they are met in a timely manner
Manage team of 12-18  individuals. Lead, train, develop, motivate, and evaluate staff in order to maintain a high level of employee commitment and competence for sustained and self-reliant performance and achievement of the department and the company goals
Responsible for also overseeing and managing the Purchasing and IT departments
Managing relationships with external auditor

Job Requirements:
Strong technical U.S. GAAP accounting knowledge
Skills to oversee ERP system and database maintenance including working with internal and external software support as necessary
Ability to oversee all aspects of the accounting area including AR, AP, Credit & Collection, Payroll and General Ledger. Ensure the month close is completed accurately and within the monthly close cycle, including the preparation and review of all Balance Sheet account reconciliations and key accruals
The position requires an articulate and effective communicator able to present technical, financial information in a clear, concise manner
Bachelor' s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
Hospitality experience
Advanced computer skills required in accounting software, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook,

Ideal candidate will have:
At least eight years of progressively responsible financial management experience
Experience in nonprofit accounting and single audit 
Experience with high end, destination resorts preferable
Responsible for the coordination, completion, and timely filing and submission of reports, including but not limited to tax reporting
Strong project management skills including an ability to multi-task, prioritize and respond quickly within a rapidly changing environment
Exceptional technical writing, analytical, and problem solving skills

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