VP of Accounting

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  • Houston

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Job ID#: 10416

Vice President of Accounting (Houston, TX-100% REMOTE possible)
(REQUIRED – MUST HAVE ACCOUNTING LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AT A CONSUMER LENDING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION/FIRM-no exceptions!!!)

SUMMARY:

Seeking a highly experienced VP of Accounting with a passion for people, technology and innovation.

Requires a strategic minded professional with a strong analytical capability and comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced, and fast-growing company in the specialty finance industry.  Well-versed in navigating cross-collaboration with biz-dev, operations, and technology functional teams as well as strong communication skills are a must.. Oversees, manages, and directing an high-performing Accounting team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and monitors all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems
  • Manages and ensures compliance with company policy and appropriate US GAAP standards
  • Manages the monthly financial close
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting across all areas
  • Accountable for all accounting and reporting areas to include payroll and commission accounting, accounts payable, and the GL
  • Has custody of the monitoring and approval of accounts payable and employee T&E transactions
  • Drives continued emphasis on process efficiency and enhancement in these areas
  • Oversees compliance and filings for all areas of tax, including corporate income, sales tax and other indirect tax
  • Interfaces with external auditors (i.e. financial statement audits).
  • Evaluates and implements systems improvements
  • Drives efficiency and effectiveness improvements via automating processes  as well as enhancing internal processes and controls
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with internal team members and cross-functional teams
  • Maintains accounting policies and procedures
  • Takes ownership of planning, assigning, and directing work, and assessing and providing performance feedback to employees

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance from a 4 yr accredited institution; C.P.A. and/or Big Four experience preferred but not required
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 yrs leading and managing an accounting team (preferred experience in a small-to-medium sized company)
  • Experience with/within the consumer lending industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and internal accounting controls
  • Works well under pressure in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Strong prioritizing, organizational, and time management skills
  • Must have flexible thinking and be able to work in ambiguity
  • Must have an analytical mindset and have strong problem-solving skills

Key Benefits and Perks::

  • Career development & training 
  • Considerable employer contributions for health, dental and vision programs  
  • Unlimited personal time-off 
  • 401(K) match
  • Merit advancement opportunities 

Client is a fast-growing Fin-tech firm undergoing a national expansion and is seeking top notch talent to be a part of that growth.

NOTE: This is an In-Office role in Houston, TX.  Proof of vaccination for Covid 19 is required in January 2022 OR weekly or more frequent testing must be completed at employee expense.

Qualified inquiries to:  rreyna@proalt.com

 

 

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