Skoda Minotti Director of Finance (West Side) in Cleveland, Ohio
Director of Finance (West Side)
Skoda Minotti has been recognized by Inc. , Accounting Today and Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management as one of the most outstanding and fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. Additionally, we were recognized by NorthCoast 99 as "One of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio." The driving force that differentiates us at Skoda Minotti is a passion for helping our clients achieve their goals by providing them with an unprecedented level of service and "Delivering on the Promise."
We currently assisting our growing, west-side client with their search for a Director of Finance.
Description of Job: This is a mid-management position responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.
The ideal candidate will have proven success as a high-performing leader; they will be collaborative, strategic, and serve as a valued member of the senior leadership team (SLT).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
Oversees the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
Issues timely and complete financial statements
Coordinates the preparation of the corporate annual report
Recommends benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
Calculates and issues financial and operating metrics
Manages the production of the annual budget and forecasts
Calculates variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
Provides for a system of management cost reports
Provides financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
Coordinates the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
Process CAT, Sales & Use, and Excise taxes.
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in either Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
10+ years of experience in accounting in a manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years leading and developing a high-performing team
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work in a collaborative environment, partnering with those on the SLT to drive results and continuous improvement
Above average computer skills, including but not limited to advanced Excel
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Solid analytical and organization skills
Ability to mentor and motivate others
Self-motivated and self-directed
Only applicants of interest will be contacted.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable laws, including race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition.