• Vice President / Director, Finance

    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/13/2018 3:39 PM)
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    New York
  • Overview

    Vice President/Director - Finance


    We’re searching for a Vice President/Director of Finance who is responsible for the overall financial operations of industry-leading clients. 

    Tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Partner with client teams/regional staff and develop relationships with Relationship Managers/General Managers to influence productive and accurate client/regional financial management
    • Lead client/region team meetings in management of financial metrics
    • Resolve issues, conflict and areas of potential exposure
    • Use good business judgment to resolve financial management decisions
    • Formulate a high level “big picture” point of view
    • Provide thoughtful recommendations to solve business issues and implement solutions
    • Supervise financial management functions that reside with staff
    • Manage and develop staff into productive team members utilizing skills and tools available to succeed
    • Hone influencing and persuasive skills to become a trusted partner
    • Evaluate requests to determine the most effective and efficient solution, and how it impacts the future financial management of the client/region
    • Show judgment on when to elevate issues/requests and when to resolve independently
    • Prioritize and streamline tasks for self and staff to ensure accuracy and efficiencies
    • Suggest process improvements and coordinate the implementation to benefit Capability
    • Appropriately represent and encourage growth within Capability
    • Leverage Capability resources to resolve issues

    To qualify, you’ll need:

    • Four year degree (Finance, Accounting, or Business)
    • Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred but not required
    • 10-12 years of professional experience in a Finance or Accounting position. Prior supervisory experience is required
    • Has excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office, Word, Excel (including Pivot Tables) and financial reporting systems (Lawson, Business Objects, Crystal, Hyperion Pillar)
    • Understand accounting concepts (debits/credits, revenue recognition, percent complete, reserves/absorptions, DSO calculation)
    • Has an understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and is highly attuned to near flawless work and execution.
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Require little direction to manage staff and clients and meet ongoing deadlines
    • Demonstrate initiative, responsibility and follow through for “owned” work
    • Develop strong interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse groups agency-wide
    • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Maintain positive team player attitude
    • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

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