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This is a role to work for our client, a software startup from the US. We are looking for a Director of Accounting Operations to join our client’s dynamic, mission-driven team.
Note: this is a remote, contractor role.
The Director of Accounting Operations is responsible for overseeing the operational accounting functions to ensure accurate and timely generation of financial information to management and other internal/external teams. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded problem solver and is enthusiastic about driving change and reworking processes by collaboratively working with substantially all departments across the overall organization. In this role you will assist and support the Chief Financial Officer with ad hoc inquiries, reporting, and accounting compliance. You will also provide a lead oversight role in the development and maintenance of operational accounting policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
Certified Public Accountant, preferred
10+ years of related experience, preferably a mix of public and private accounting
Experience managing people and/or proven leadership ability
Experience with international accounting, preferred
General business tax knowledge, preferred
Strong working knowledge of accounting systems and internal controls
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Proficiency in an ERP and other transactional systems (NetSuite and Salesforce experience a plus)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Highly organized and effective at managing own deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong people management skills, preferably in remote or hybrid team environment
Exhibit confidence, ease, and flexibility working in an extremely fast-paced, ever-changing, deadline-driven environment
Ability to prioritize tasks and strategize.
Focus on making data-driven decisions
Benefits - What’s in it for you?
Competitive compensation in US dollars. Salary range: $45,000 to $60,000 annual
3 weeks of PTO
Local holidays from your country
Excellent and dynamic work environment.
Career development opportunities
Work laptop + other equipment if needed
Report directly to the CFO
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