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Chief Accounting Officer

ExecuNet

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted July 9, 2021.

Job Purpose: The Chief Accounting Officer (“CAO”) will be responsible for gathering, reporting, interpreting, and managing the flow of financial information for the Company.

The CAO will oversee the accurate and timely completion of all financial reports, including internal reports as well as those required to be filed with the SEC.

The CAO is expected to have a keen eye toward technical accounting standards and implementation along with legal compliance, balanced with meaningful disclosure and analysis.

The CAO will review existing control environment and implement controls customary for a public company.

The CAO will participate in and influence executive financial decisions through robust analysis.

Utilizing executive leadership skills, the CAO will also lead, develop and supervise the accounting team, including empowering staff members, to foster team and individual growth, while ensuring performance in compliance with all applicable laws and Company policies.

The incumbent will interact with the Company’s senior leadership, accounting staff, operations management, as well as the Audit Committee and Board of Directors.

Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive) Individual must be able to perform the essential duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Production of periodic financial statements/reports (SEC and internal) including regular examination to ensure their accuracy and adherence to GAAP.

Production/utilization of a comprehensive set of controls to ensure that risks are identified and mitigated, including standards similar to SOX 404 preparation and testing.

Effective utilization of the Company’s Accounting system and participation in ongoing ERP analysis and improvement opportunities.

Recruitment, leadership and management/oversight of all accounting personnel and functions.

Continual analysis of and updating financial records, ensuring that all financial data adheres to current tax laws and regulations.

Analysis of accounts and financial information with an eye toward improvements to reduce costs and increase profits.

Act as a liaison to outside auditors, tax advisors and outside counsel, as necessary Represent accounting department at Audit Committee and Board Meetings.

Preservation of confidentiality regarding all Company financial information and accounts Perform other duties and projects as assigned; Take reasonable care for the safety and health of yourself and others; report workplace hazards, injuries, or illness immediately.

Education, Experience & Ability Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a similar discipline.

Master’s degree / MBA or CPA license strongly preferred.

Minimum of 15+ years of progressive Accounting / Finance experience required.

Previous working experience in public accounting preferred.

Current and / or prior experience in leadership roles with companies of $2 billion in revenue or larger.

Demonstrated leadership and communication skills, including a management style that effectively leads professional subordinates
– delegating responsibility, but not accountability.

Demonstrated adherence to technical compliance of accounting rules but balanced with providing meaningful disclosure that provides management and investors with valuable financial information.

Experience with a public company’s SEC filings is required.

Experience developing and testing of internal controls for compliance Strong written and oral communication skills.

Valid Driver’s license with the ability to meet the COMPANY Global vehicle policy and the ability to travel as needed.

Ability to travel on a frequent basis to Charleston, WV, where the majority of the Finance & Accounting personnel are located.

Strong communication and leadership abilities required due to remote location of team members.

Qualifications Education, Experience & Ability Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a similar discipline.

Master’s degree / MBA or CPA license strongly preferred.

Minimum of 15+ years of progressive Accounting / Finance experience required.

Previous working experience in public accounting preferred.

Current and / or prior experience in leadership roles with companies of $2 billion in revenue or larger.

Demonstrated leadership and communication skills, including a management style that effectively leads professional subordinates
– delegating responsibility, but not accountability.

Demonstrated adherence to technical compliance of accounting rules but balanced with providing meaningful disclosure that provides management and investors with valuable financial information.

Experience with a public company’s SEC filings is required.

Experience developing and testing of internal controls for compliance Strong written and oral communication skills.

Valid Driver’s license with the ability to meet the COMPANY Global vehicle policy and the ability to travel as needed.

Ability to travel on a frequent basis to Charleston, WV, where the majority of the Finance & Accounting personnel are located.

Strong communication and leadership abilities required due to remote location of team members.

Additional Qualifications
Must have the ability to provide documentation verifying legal work status; Ability to read and speak the English language proficiently in order to communicate with others; to understand and interpret safety instructions; and to respond to inquiries; Ability to understand and comply with COMPANY Global guidelines & expectations, to include Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest guidelines.

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