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Director of accounting

LA 2028

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted December 18, 2019.

The LA28 Finance team is looking for a Director of Accounting!

The ideal candidate for the role will be responsible for leading the organization’s accounting practices and financial compliance.

This role will lead and implement both the routine and advanced accounting functions and will work closely to partner with functions to develop and evolve accounting policies and procedures for the future of the organizing committee, while emphasizing the values of integrity, excellence, optimism, collaboration, and inclusion in all forms.

Key Responsibilities for the role include: Develop and manage all accounting operations and systems including A/R, A/P, Payroll, GL, and Revenue Recognition, Inventory and Bank Reconciliations Ensures that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.

Develops tools/systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the Executive team and recommend actionable improvements to ensure the integrity of the company’s financial information, systems, operations and strategies.

Interface with outside audit and tax firm(s), banks and lessors, casualty/liability insurance agent(s), credit card companies, and collection agencies Manage Treasury operations, including cash management and reporting Manage month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing procedures Prepare and publish timely and accurate financial statements Coordinate compliance with internal and external financial policies and reporting requirements Research technical accounting issues for compliance Document and maintain financial controls and processes Facilitate and manage the annual audit process with external audit firm Support periodic tax compliance reporting and relationship with external tax support firm Identify opportunities for process improvement Partner with FP&A team daily for various matters Qualifications: Functional: Proven experience as a Director of Accounting with excellent references 8+ years of accounting experience with strong administrative skills CPA required Experience in non-profit accounting preferred Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures Hands-on experience with creating and modeling financial statements Hands-on experience with GL and month-end/year-end closing procedures Experience with ERP systems preferred Must possess excellent Microsoft Excel skills.

Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

Must have solid written and verbal communication skills.

Strong facilitation, training and troubleshooting skills.

Strong attention to detail and highly organized.

Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.

Leadership Ability to patiently and efficiently perform in a fast-paced environment and handle and manage multiple workloads, priorities and deadlines.

Possess personal drive to start a project and see it through to completion.

Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work with individuals at all levels in the organization and strong relationship building abilities.

Ability to effectively communicate technical issues to non-technical people.

On-call availability and able to respond remotely from any location.

LA 2028 is committed to operating fair and unbiased recruitment procedures allowing all applicants an equal opportunity for employment, free from discrimination on the basis of religion, race, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, color, ethnic or national origin, or any other classification as may be protected by applicable law.

We aim to recruit the right people for the jobs we have to offer, and to assess applications on the basis of relevant skills, education, and experience.

Please send resumes and cover letters to Position will remain open until filled.