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Accounting Manager Consultant - 12228-6

Location : Nashville, TN
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Our client in downtown Nashville, TN has an immediate need for an Interim Accounting Manager for a six month project. This position carries the opportunity to transition to a permanent role. This position will begin remote, but will transition to working in the office in downtown Nashville in 2022. Candidates must live in the Nashville area for consideration.

The Manager, will play a key role within the Finance organization. This position will be responsible for a combination of financial reporting and corporate function operational accounting. This role will also act as a liaison with multiple key stakeholders and will be expected to interact positively and communicate effectively with various functions and levels of management within the Company. The Manager will oversee the monthly accounting close process as it relates to equity, debt, derivatives, goodwill and intangible assets, and other general corporate areas. The tasks encompass monthly review of journal entries, account reconciliations, making process improvements and efficiencies, high-level analysis, involvement in projects, and relationship building with various members of the organization. This position will also supervise the production of external financial statements and regulatory reports for the Company, including domestic and international subsidiaries, under both US GAAP and IFRS standards. The Manager is currently responsible for two direct reports and part of this role will be managing and developing staff, being an exceptional role model, and providing learning opportunities and guidance when necessary. The list of individual duties below is not all inclusive and may vary depending on the candidate’s and team’s skillsets and interests.

The ideal candidate will have strong financial reporting and technical accounting experience, leadership skills, critical thinking proficiency, strong communication, “selling” and collaboration skills. A constant positive attitude and one of resourcefulness will be key to success. The candidate must be able to juggle many different priorities/projects and work effectively in a team environment. The candidate must have the ability to communicate and relate to senior leadership and all levels of personnel within the organization. The candidate will need to be able to operate well in a rapidly growing, fast paced, complex and entrepreneurial environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage external financial reporting schedule and coordinate with internal parties and external auditor to ensure deadlines are met
• Supervise production of over 30 sets of financial statements and regulatory reports for the company and its subsidiaries, including domestic and international subsidiaries, under both US GAAP and IFRS standards
• Coordinate annual financial statement audits and function as a key contact for external auditor
• Conduct initial quality reviews of all externally reported financial data
• Supervise production of quarterly lender reporting
• Ensure all closing activity is performed in a timely manner and reporting deadlines are met
• Supervise accounting for stock-based compensation, debt, goodwill, intangible assets, and other corporate areas as assigned
• Review and approve journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned areas
• Coordinate with the Company’s legal, Compensation, Tax, HR, payroll and other teams to administer the employee stock options program
• Maintain data in the Company’s stock options system
• Maintain the Company’s equity capitalization table and oversee reporting on equity holdings and stock/options activity
• Lead monthly debt accounting and ad-hoc refinancing transaction accounting
• Lead quarterly and annual goodwill and intangible asset impairment testing analyses
• Lead monthly derivative accounting including ad-hoc monthly analysis as well as be the lead contact to our 3rd party derivative valuation expert
• Conduct research on various technical accounting issues as needed and prepare position papers to support conclusions
• Lead staff members and delegate tasks appropriately; coach and develop staff to encourage top performance and job satisfaction
• Enhance the documentation of key internal controls and procedures
• Identify best practices and create ideas for process improvements or automation
• Other tasks or projects as directed by management

Qualifications:

• Proven track record of academic and professional excellence
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (MBA or advanced degree viewed favorably)
• 6 to 10 years of related professional experience
• CPA certification strongly preferred
• Strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills
• Strong knowledge of US GAAP financial statements including preparation of disclosures
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
• Experience with Microsoft DAX and/or Onestream a plus

Other Characteristics:

• Exceptional problem solving and time management skills, attention to detail, organized, and results oriented
• A self-directed individual with a strong ability to manage ambiguity and who adapts readily and easily to changes in priorities and business conditions
• Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
• Comfortable working with very sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion
• Professional demeanor and personal integrity beyond reproach
• Ability to meet the demands of a rapidly growing, fast paced, complex and entrepreneurial environment
• Ability to work with all levels of personnel within the organization, including key personnel within our international regions
• Strong relationship building skills and ability to develop trust between the accounting group and the operational and other finance areas of the Company
• An individual who takes complete ownership of any project to ensure the successful completion of the project, but also collaborates and brings other “owners” into the project
• Ability to hold people accountable without hurting relationships
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