Lead the division’s accounting and finance teams across multiple business entities and locations.
Direct the monthly close process, ensuring timely completion and accuracy of account reconciliations and journal entries in compliance with US GAAP.
Drive standardization in accounting policies and practices.
Ensure revenue is properly recognized under, and complies with, the requirements in FASB ASC 606.
Ensure project accounting and Percentage of Completion schedules are complete, accurate and updated timely.
Lead the implementation of accounting and process changes by providing training, documentation, and support to local accounting teams.
Manage the external audit process for the division.
Prepare monthly financial statements on a timely basis.
Prepare financial reports and track against budgets and forecasts.
Collect, consolidate, and analyze financial data. Support management in analyzing financial results and delivering monthly management discussion & analysis reports.
Oversee the division’s billing, credit & collections, accounts payable, cash disbursements, inventory, fixed assets, payroll, general & project accounting for the division.
Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly cash forecasts, including analysis of receipts and disbursements and variance analysis.
Provide financial analysis to evaluate projects, programs, capital expenditures, project margin, etc. when necessary.
Coordinate transition of any new acquired entities toward successful integration into CoolSys with both Director of Operations Integration, Director of Accounting Integration and any outside advisors.
Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
All other duties as assigned.
Oversee the division’s accounting teams to guide financial decisions, establish, monitor, and enforce accounting policies and procedures, and maintain a system of controls.
Develop accounting and financial staff through coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
Interface with customers and vendors to create alliances for best practices in daily operations.
Qualifications/ Skills & Experience:
Strong understanding of US GAAP, especially in the application of percentage of completion accounting and compliance under ASC 606.
5+ years of experience in a Supervisory or Leadership capacity.
3+ years of construction or service industry experience.
Demonstrated process improvement accomplishments.
Experience in conducting the month-end close process, which includes the preparation of journal entries, reconciling various balance sheet accounts including intercompany reconciliations, maintaining the fixed assets module, financial analysis, and reporting.
Proficient knowledge in the areas of Payroll, AR, AP, Project Accounting, Inventory, Cash Flow management and forecasting, and a solid understanding of Percentage of Completion accounting.
Comfortable interacting with a variety of skill levels with a demonstrated ability to lead through influence.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite with strong Excel skills, and ability to use typical business tools including ERP systems.
Self-motivated with strong organizational/prioritization and time management skills.
Ability to multi-task with close attention to detail.
Proven ability to work effectively under pressure & meet deadlines.
Required Education and Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Big 4 experience preferred
Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, technical, and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships at all levels and across functions of the organization including the ability to interact with senior management and entrepreneur business leaders.
Ability to apply good judgement and discretion.
Ability to understand and follow all company policies and procedures and all applicable State and Federal laws.
Possess a high level of personal integrity, a strong work ethic, and a steady demeanor.