Why would I want this job?

Manufacturer that specializes in the design, development and distribution of extrusion and converting technology seeks a Director of Corporate Accounting and External Reporting.

What would I be doing?

  • Direct the general ledger, financial close, consolidation and financial statement generation processes for the entity worldwide
  • Lead corporate accounting team to produce complete and accurate general ledger Accounting and GAAP financial statements
  • Lead the preparation of financial reports including the monthly internal financial statements, as well as the quarterly reporting packages to be filed with bank filings
  • Lead accounting team toward continued process and internal control automation and enhancements
  • Lead acquisition integration team from general ledger mapping and closing the books perspective
  • Actively participate in monthly financial statement closing process
  • Assist with financial analysis and formulation of recommendations to achieve department objectives
  • Seek and recommend potential opportunities for cost containment and analyze variances from budget, plan, or anticipated trends
  • Assist in planning and executing the annual external audit.
  • Responsible for global accounting policies and procedures for company
  • Assist in key project initiatives within the company by overseeing project teams, assignment of responsibilities and facilitation of regular meetings for timely goal attainment.
  • Effectively manage an assigned staff in a manner consistent with organizational policies and values
  • Promote and support the participation of staff in applying the principle/model of continuous improvement to improve existing processes and enhance the effective utilization of personnel and material resources

What would make me qualified?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration or Finance with an Accounting emphasis or work experience
  • Certified Public Accountant experience


  • Minimum 8 plus years of experience in finance and Accounting with a minimum 3 years of experience at a public Accounting firm
  • Inside public or private company corporate Accounting experience with heavy close and consolidation experience in a complex environment (multi-national corporation experience is strongly preferred)
  • ERP System experience is required as related to the general ledger, close, and consolidation
  • Experience with implementing consolidation systems will be beneficial as we are embarking on implementing a new consolidation software at company
  • Knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Experience with GAAP and financial statement analysis.
  • Experience presenting in meetings, including preparation of agendas, documenting meeting minutes, sending out documents to attendees.
  • Experience communicating verbally (phone, one-on-one) and in writing (email, letters, reports, other correspondence) to varying external and internal contacts
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring, evaluating and training staff.
  • Must be team oriented with ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams.