Director of Accounting

Full time
california 01/11/2017   Full time Competitive

Private Equity firm in West LA with over $30Bn in AUM is currently looking for Director of Accounting. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with pedigreed professionals coming from key Los Angeles Financial Institutions, and learn from and grow with a highly recognizable company.

Job Description

You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with the board of directors, the investor community, external auditors, insurance brokers and all other external parties that require financial information.

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements;
  • Management of organizational cash flow and cash flow forecasting;
  • Present financial results to the Board of Directors with narrative on results, variances to plan, trends and key metrics;
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process;
  • Responsible for all financial and accounting functions including policy development and implementation and financial system development and management;
  • Development and management of internal financial controls;
  • Oversight and mentoring of the accounting and finance staff;
  • Work with CEO and senior management on all major transactions including capital raises, debt, major partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures;
  • Define standards, policies, procedures, measures and organizational enhancements to meet company goals for finance;
  • Oversee and optimize financial reporting to management and other stakeholders to ensure transparency and to inform decision making throughout the company;
  • Develop new and improve existing business processes to assess enterprise-wide financial effectiveness for greater transparency, more accurate reporting and better identification of cost saving opportunities;
  • Potentially manage IT, HR and General Counsel

The Successful Applicant

  • 10+ years of experience leading the finance function of an organization;
  • BS in Accounting or Finance (MBA and CPA preferred);
  • Experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination;
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus;
  • Strong leadership skills marked by a collaborative team orientation;
  • Ability to motivate team members at all levels to cultivate a dynamic and highly productive work environment.

What's on Offer

This is a fantastic opportunity to enter a company while they experience great growth, and thus taking on more and more responsibilities, providing you with the career opportunities you want! A few of the many perks offered by our client are:

  • Competitive pay
  • High bonuses
  • Regular reviews to ensure career growth
REF: MP/1266540