Role details

Director of Finance - Software

Wakefield   •   USD120,000 - USD140,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Lead a Shared Service Center and partner with Sales Division Presidents
  • Ensure Scale-Up Growth of United States Division of a Global Enterprise

About Our Client

A Software and Technology Company located in Wakefield MA. This Software Industry leader is looking to identify a driven Director of Finance - Software to run their Shared Services Center and to work closely with the Vice Presidents of Sales in order to execute new growth strategies and contracts. This Company has been in the United States for more than three years and they have a well-established publicly-traded parent company with a successful product development department. If you are interested in this position please check the job description below and apply. Our client is looking for the successful applicant to go through the interview process during December and start January 2017.

Job Description

  • The initial responsibility of the Director of Finance - Software will be to set up and manage a newly created Finance Center for their United States division.
  • Developing strong relationship with Sales Function to ensure speed driven delivery of analytics and new contracts for prospective new clients.
  • Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team - including Human Resources, IT and Legal.
  • Preparation of financial statements, budgets, forecasts and cash flows.
  • Oversee international trade, sale and storage of products - importing and exporting.
  • Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Oversee and ensure integrity of Financial systems.
  • Cash management and treasury duties including corporate account bank reconciliation
  • Ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Identify process efficiency
  • Direct the Annual Year-end audit with external auditors
  • Provide ongoing training to staff
  • Oversee US and Canadian Tax Procedures.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Related.
  • Master's Degree and/ or CPA Qualification preferred.
  • Software and Technology Industry experience a plus.
  • Experience managing and developing a Shared Service Center.
  • Team leadership and management experience essential.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to integrate with Senior Leadership.
  • Track record in maintaining international reporting relationships.
  • Willingness to travel to Europe and Asia (10%)

What's on Offer

The Director of Finance - Software represents the opportunity for a Finance leader to progress their career in a Scale-Up environment. The Director of Finance - Software will enjoy a competitive Base Salary, Bonus, 401K Plan and Healthcare package. Located in Wakefield MA this Company aim to grow leaders within their business as the Software Company scale up their United States enterprise. The opportunity allows one to travel regularly to Europe and annually to Asia (10% Travel). If you are interested, please apply below.

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