Role details

This position is now filled

VP/Director Financial Reporting

Dallas   •   USD150,000 - USD180,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leadership role opportunity to be part of a Finance organization
  • We are looking for a Financial Reporting Director with 8-12 years experience

About Our Client

With over 70 years in the real estate industry, our client has the right experience in both private and public sectors. Acting both locally and nationally, this family-owned company has managed to add value to every project in which they've participated.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership to the financial reporting organization

  • Direct the preparation of financial statements, analytical review and supporting schedules necessary for internal and external GAAP reporting, including head office reporting.

  • Manage the drafting and filing processes for all quarterly/annual reporting, including covenant compliance to government agencies and lenders

  • Key contact between the Company and external audit regarding annual audits, quarterly reviews and other financial reporting matters of the company and its subsidiaries

  • Monitor FASB and SEC developments to identify and document the potential impact of new pronouncements or other authoritative guidance and manage the implementation of the related accounting and disclosure requirements

  • Establish and manage financial reporting calendar

  • Sharing authority and responsibilities with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization; enabling individuals to stretch their capabilities; and accomplishing the business unit's functional priorities

  • Maintain effective communication with other departments as basis for ensuring complete and accurate financial information and disclosures

  • Work with the Chief Accounting Officer and Controller to develop accounting practices, interpret and apply existing and new GAAP as they apply to the company

  • Search for new and improved ways of conducting financial reporting processes; capitalize on system resources and capabilities

  • Assists with special projects and other related duties as may be assigned

The Successful Applicant

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting required

  • CPA required

  • Strong technical understanding of generally accepted accounting principles

  • 8 - 12 years progressively responsible experience including

    • Public Accounting experience; Combination "Big 4" and private accounting experience

    • Financial Reporting experience required

    • Knowledge of real estate and mortgage banking preferred

    • Management experience in leading accounting professionals across multiple locations and interfacing with cross-functional teams is required

  • Experience with JD Edwards E1 general ledger system and Reports Now a strong plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interface with multiple levels of management

  • Demonstrated ability to research and interpret accounting guidance and draft accounting memos to support conclusions

  • Demonstrated track record of identifying and implementing process improvements/efficiencies

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary with bonus structure