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Director of Accounting

160,000 – 170,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Our client is seeking a Director of Accounting and Compliance responsible for oversight of the accounting and accounting related activities, including business activities, oversight of payroll administration and the accounting for income taxes.
Major Responsibilities / Essential Functions:

  • Supervise accounting support team
  • Manage the general ledger closing cycle
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations in support of the closing process
  • Review and compile quarterly and annual data for inclusion in press releases, 10-Qs, and 10-Ks
  • Conduct accounting research to provide insights for new business ventures and emerging accounting regulations
  • Collaborate with Financial Planning and Analysis in preparing annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Aid in developing accounting policies/positions in support of commodity transactions
  • Evaluate new contracts to ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards
  • Manage the corporate tax function and the relationship with outsourced tax services
  • Guarantee compliance with statutory filing requirements for both direct and indirect tax activities at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Monitor, analyze, document, and communicate existing and emerging topics to ensure accurate GAAP and statutory tax reporting
  • Ensure accurate delivery of payroll payments, reporting, and compliance activities
  • Provide leadership and guidance on all matters pertaining to the organization's payroll activities, encompassing strategic and tactical planning
  • Lead and supervise a team to handle all payroll inquiries and requests, maintaining a high level of quality and customer service
  • Maintain documentation for internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Examine and present financial statement disclosures, particularly non-regulated and tax disclosures in consolidated financial statements
  • Provide support to external audits for quarterly and annual requests related to non-regulated, accounting, tax, and payroll activities; offer variance analysis and explanations for MD&A as needed
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with various business units across multiple workstreams



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, Master's degree preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in various roles of increasing responsibility and day-to-day accounting activities and team management
  • Power and Utility and/or Energy industry experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC and other regulatory accounting/reporting requirements and application, as well as an in-depth understanding of the accounting standard setting process
  • Strong analytical and project planning skills and ability to research theoretical concepts, conclude on impacts, and implement solution frameworks for regulatory mandates, new transactions and to align to business growth

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Diverse company offering great benefits. Hybrid work environment.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 160000

Salary Max : 170000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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