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Director of Accounting

Job ID: BH329678

Category: CPA, Controller, Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Job title: Director of Accounting

Job location: Boston but remote for now

Industry & Company size: E-commerce company approaching $1 Billion in revenue, PE backed. 

Must Haves:
CPA
public accounting and industry experience
e-commerce/retail/consumer goods industry experience
Management/supervisory experience

Job description:

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING

Primary Location: Boston, MA, US

Due to our continued success, we are adding a Director of Accounting to our talented team.  As the Director of Accounting you will lead the accounting team and report to the VP, Controller.  You will be responsible for oversight of the general ledger and accounting operations on a day-to-day basis. The role is currently remote.  

Responsibilities

  • Oversight and management of the general accounting function which includes all aspects of financial reporting including Revenue/Accounts Receivable, COGS/Inventory and Operating Expenses.
  • Oversee and ensure efficient and timely month-end, quarterly and year-end close process which includes balance sheet reconciliations and analysis.
  • Partner with Finance, Operations and other cross-functional teams to collect and share data to assist in presenting complete and accurate financial records.
  • Develop and coach team members, responsible for supervision of small team of accountants.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Accounting required
  • Masters Degree/CPA strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5-10+ years of experience gained in a combination of public accounting and/or retail company
  • Experience in Retail or Consumer Markets preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting required
  • Well organized and capable of managing multiple projects in dynamic fast-paced environment

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.