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Director of Finance

Company: Ultimate
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Director of Finance is a Leadership Team position and the head of our clients Finance & Accounting Department, responsible for their department's success.Reports toChief Operating OfficerLocationCorporate Headquarters in Oak Park, MIResponsibilities include (but not limited to)* Train, mentor, and lead Finance & Accounting team members.* Develop team members professionally.* Adhere to and enforce company policies and standards.* Assure a timely and accurate month-end close (8 business days).* Maintain accurate financial records across the company.* Oversee issuing of mid-month flash reports to team leaders.* Oversee any audits.* Stay up to date on relevant laws & regulations to assure that company's financialpractices maintain necessary compliance.* Ensure that proper controls are maintained to avoid risk.* Stay current on advancements in the Finance & Accounting industry to assure that best practices are being kept.* Attend and participate in Leadership Team meetings and projects.* Collaborate effectively with other departments.* Oversee budget, forecasting, and financial analysis.* Effectively manage cashflow and debt.* Oversee the company's insurance needs (V&E, liability, and work comp).* Make financial recommendations to Executive Team.* Embrace continuous improvement by establishing new processes and systems to improve efficiency and accuracy.* Make necessary talent additions to accommodate growth and/or turnover.* Provide corrective action and/or performance coaching when necessary to Finance team members.

Requirements* Align with all of companys Core Values: Accountability, Continuous Improvement, Win/Win(1+1=3), Unity, Integrity, Safety, and Respect.* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or another related field.* A minimum of five years accounting experience.* A minimum of three years managing and leading a team of three or more.* Able effectively to train, mentor, lead, and oversee a team of three or more.* Sufficient experience and high-level understanding of general ledger, journal entries, tax reporting, budgets, and forecasting.* Sufficient experience and high-level understanding of income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows.* Sufficient experience and understanding of month-end closing process.* Have a strong understanding of A/P and A/R.* Be analytical and possess problem-solving skills.* Be able to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders.* Be detail oriented and very organized.* Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Have excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize.* Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new software quickly.* Be very proficient with basic business software (Microsoft Word, Excel, & Outlook, etc.)* Have sufficient experience with Accounting & Finance software (QuickBooks preferred).* Able to demonstrate impeccable integrity & privacy when viewing, handling, and working with confidential data.* Able to professionally represent the company.* Pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.Compensation* Base salary, exempt* Salaried benefits package***Please email resume to for immediate consideration!***

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Ultimate, Detroit , Director of Finance, Executive , Oak Park, Michigan

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