Director of Accounting – Pre-IPO – Houston –

Our client has plans to go public and they are looking for a Director of Accounting to join their team. In this position, you would lead a team of 6.

Why take a Director of Accounting role with this company?

  • Very visible role!
  • Succussion plan for the Corporate Controller role
  • The company is going public (no previous IPO experience required)
  • The company is always in acquisition mode! #entrepreneurial

What the Director of Accounting will do…

  • Assist in preparation of internal and external financial statements
  • Streamline Month End Close Process. Evaluate controls for IPO process.
  • Perform technical research to ensure compliance with applicable accounting guidance
  • Support the accounting team with special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Assist in maintaining system of internal controls
  • Work with the internal and external auditors to assist in year-end audit procedures
  • Prepare and review audit schedules as needed
  • Coordinate among various business units to ensure consistent accounting treatment
  • Recommend, design, and implement accounting policies and procedures
  • Managed team of 6

What the company needs in a Director of Accounting:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 7+ years in an accounting-related position with managerial experience
  • 3-5 years of public accounting experience and previous publicly-traded company experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills including strong working knowledge of GAAP & SEC
  • Superior analytical, organization, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and management team
  • Flexible and self-directed with the ability to stay focused and meet goals, while working independently
  • Outstanding leadership, supervisory, and training skills required

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