Accounting / Finance / Auditing, Business Development, Management, Operations
POSITION TITLE: Director of Accounting and Finance
DATE WRITTEN: 12/5/17
LABOR GRADE: 11-13 (DOE)
REPORTS TO: CFO (corporate)
POSITION SUMMARY and KEY OBJECTIVES:
The Director of Accounting and Finance is responsible for overseeing the general accounting and financial reporting functions. This includes implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This position will directly supervise four staff in general and payroll accounting.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and JOB DUTIES:
Oversees the general accounting function, which includes inter-company accounting, cost accounting, cash management/reconciliation, payroll, inventory management, fixed asset management and benefit management.
Coordinate year end external audit, including preparation of year end audit workpapers.
Prepares annual budget and financial forecasts.
Prepares monthly plant and quarterly executive business presentations.
Ensures that the accounting department is staffed with qualified financial personnel capable of meeting their objectives and responsibilities as well as ongoing development.
Ensures financial records and reports are prepared in compliance with company policies and in accordance with GAAP
Directs completion of Federal and State tax reporting requirements (including property, sales and use, payroll and other local taxes), insurance reports and other reports required by government regulation.
Assists Corporate with dealing with tax related issues and meeting reporting requirements.
Manage steel surcharge inventory to ensure company is maximizing recovery of pass through costs to customers.
Assist Human Resource department to ensure the accuracy of benefit administration.
Administer defined benefit and defined contribution plans to ensure compliance with plan documents.
Identify and quantify financial and business risks; comment and make recommendations.
Quantify and analyze performance metrics; comment and make recommendations.
QUALIFICATION and EDUCATION:
Undergraduate Degree in related field, Accounting preferred; CPA certification required.
Minimum 10 years of Public Accounting and Private Industry accounting experience combined
Experience with ERP systems
Prior management experience required, preferably in automotive component (metals) manufacturing.
Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, internal controls, cost accounting and financial reporting required.
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite; advanced experience with Excel.
Excellent communication skills required.
Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions at plants and corporate.
Additional Salary Information: MFC offers a very competitive compensation package.