Director of Accounting

  • Job #6787

  • Location:
    Pierce County
  • Wages: $80-100K/yr DOE
  • Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An established Pierce County company seeks a Director of Accounting to oversee all functions of their accounting department.

To qualify for this position you MUST have:

  • A Certified Public Accountant license and have a BS/BA in Accounting
  • 10-15 years of progressive experience in a senior accounting function
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Suite products, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • An understanding of all aspects of fund control including safeguards and tracking controls
  • The ability to pass a background and credit check

Public Accounting experience is strongly preferred!

As the Director of Accounting, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Hiring, supervising, coaching, developing and prioritizing the workflow in the Accounting Department
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database as needed
  • Managing the budget process and advising the owners of any liabilities
  • Participating with leadership and strategic planning
  • Reviewing contracts ensuring accuracy and contract compliance as it relates to accounting function
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Managing independent contractor files and process 1099 forms

This position requires a truly involved manager, experienced performing all required accounting functions with the fortitude to step into the trenches and help out with the work as necessary.

Physical Requirements and Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job involves approximately 75% sitting, 25% moving. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs.

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