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Posted: Mon Feb 26 2024

Accounting Director

Clearwater, Florida

Direct Hire

Job Title: Accounting Director
Location: Clearwater, FL
Compensation: $120k-$135k Base
Job Type: Full Time
Benefits: Retirement, Healthcare, Paid Holiday, PTO, etc.

Why You Should Apply:
  • PE Owned, global manufacturing company with nearly 3 decades in their industry
  • Headquartered in Clearwater with multiple offices and manufacturing sites worldwide
  • Own and operate several industry leading brands that are sold online and retail stores
  • Mainly growing through acquisitions; As a result of that there is long term career growth within the company
  • They have a tight-knit culture that’s friendly and inviting
What We’re Looking For:
  • The ideal candidate has 10+ years of accounting experience with some experience working in a private equity backed company environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance required, Strong preference for Master’s/MBA Degree
  • CPA strongly preferred/not required
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, rolling up sleeves and working on the day-to-day tasks as needed
What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Leads accounting team including assigning daily tasks and reviewing work on a daily, weekly, monthly basis (journal entries, corrections, financial reporting, etc.)
  • Lead month-end close process for the business unit and ensure a timely close process monthly
  • Lead the consolidated reporting efforts with corporate accounting leaders
  • Act as a business partner to local and corporate leadership by providing strategic recommendations based on the financial situation of the business unit
  • Keep local and corporate leaders informed on potential or on-going issues
  • Lead payroll tasks including processing payroll biweekly and calculating commissions monthly
  • Ensure team is utilizing the most effective processes and procedures; Work with business leaders to plan and implement changes as needed
  • Act as liaison to internal and external auditors; Provide requested documents or reports in a timely manner
  • Mentor and guide junior team members, as well as train on skills as needed
  • Handle or delegate ad hoc requests as needed by leadership

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