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  • Location: San Fernando Valley, CA
  • $180000 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1242
  • Salary: $180,000 - $210,000

Title: Director of Accounting

Industry: Retail

Location: San Fernando Valley – Hybrid

Overview: Pacific Executive Search has been engaged on a search for a Director of Accounting role with a very successful CPG company based in Van Nuys. The ideal candidates should have manufacturing or CPG experience and have a background in public accounting.

Description:
**Responsibilities**

  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the accounting department, including establishing an organizational structure to meet department goals
  • Handle all aspects of General Accounting and Financial Reporting functions, such as general ledger, payroll, inventory, accounts receivable, and accounts payable
  • Lead the global consolidation of financial performance in compliance with relevant regulations
  • Analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information to evaluate operating results in terms of profitability and performance against budget
  • Ensure timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual external financial reporting and filings in accordance with GAAP
  • Collaborate with subsidiaries to identify local risks and understand statutory reporting requirements
  • Work closely with external auditors during year-end audit and prepare annual audit requests
  • Collaborate with the CAO to plan the transition of the accounting function to IPO readiness
  • Establish and maintain a strong control environment with responsibility for SOX oversight
  • Implement financial controls, procedures, and systems to comply with internal and external control measures
  • Provide expertise on changes to GAAP Accounting policy impacting domestic and global financial teams
  • Maintain system processes and procedures with current Oracle ERP and future accounting system maintenance
  • Support the development of the Accounting department for timely financial reporting and data delivery for operations
  • Offer training and mentorship to new and existing team members
  • Perform other assigned duties as needed

**Qualifications**

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) in Accounting from a four-year college or university
  • 15+ years of Corporate Accounting and financial management experience in a CPG company
  • Minimum 10 years of supervisory experience in accounting/finance
  • CPA license required
  • Public accounting experience mandatory
  • Strong preference for IPO and SEC reporting experience
  • Expertise in Oracle or equivalent ERP software
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and strong system and data mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage people effectively
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time and project management skills
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