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  • Little Rock, AR
  • 110000 - 150000

Director of Accounting

Bell & Associates

Our rapidly expanding client, with corporate HQ in Little Rock, is seeking a Director of Accounting for one of their divisions. This is a highly visible role and will interact with all levels of this organization, over multiple states and growing. The Director of Accounting assists and oversees the entire accounting and month-end close process with a focus on reporting compliance, accuracy of month-end financials, and maintaining effective communication with both internal & external clients. It is expected that the Director of Accounting will be able to proactively identify issues and seek solutions that deliver long-term benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Core knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and adherence to those.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely month-end closing processes including variance explanations on the balance sheet & income statement.
  • Prepare, publish timely, and communication of monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
  • Preparation and/or review of monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Maintain responsibility for team management and development including training, coaching, and providing feedback on performance.
  • An understanding of cost accounting and the ability to track cost through the life cycle of a product. Being able to apply those costs against work in process.

Education Requirements

  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 10+ years of progressive leadership experience including management of employees
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Candidates with Manufacturing and/or Agriculture background will be given priority
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