Director of Accounting

About the Opportunity

Our client is a privately-held fashion wholesaler that is actively hiring a Director of Accounting! This new position reports to the CFO and assists him in managing the team and day-to-day operations as the company continues to excel.  This position offers an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment in the industry. The successful candidate will possess well-rounded accounting knowledge and experience, along with strong interpersonal skills. They are within walking distance to both Grand Central and Penn Station, with brand new offices and a generous PTO policy.

The annual base salary range is $150,000 to $190,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the month-end close and consolidation process across the organization on a monthly basis
  • Prepare the monthly internal reporting package for executive teams and present the results and findings
  • Manage the processes and assist within the accounting organization, such as AR, AP and Financial Reporting
  • Will be the key contact for external auditors for all financial statement reviews/annual audits and preparation of tax returns
  • Be proactive in identifying and implementing process improvements across the organization to increase efficiency within financial reporting
  • Oversee, monitor and work to improve accounting procedures, internal controls and database management
  • Audit the workflow to ensure that all accounting transactions are processed accurately and in compliance with industry standards
  • Reconcile the general ledger and balance sheet
  • 865Monitor the asset capitalization policy and the recording of depreciation
  • Conduct account reconciliation and analysis
  • Assist in the monthly and yearly closing
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist in the implementation of FASB changes

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting or Finance; Professional Certification (CPA) preferred but not required
  • Mix of both public & private sector experience required
  • 5-7 years’ experience managing the financial processes of an organization
  • Wholesale industry experience is required; fashion apparel is a plus: need a demonstrated understanding of inventory stages and warehousing processes, including software/EDI and chargebacks
  • Experience with bank factoring process is required
  • Strong Computer skills: expert with MS Office especially Excel and PowerPoint; knowledge of accounting systems, such as Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Knowledge of reading and researching EDI is a plus

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