Director of Accounting

Posted by Vecna Robotics (booth # S4583)


About the role:

The Director of Accounting will play a key role in building a highly scalable, best in class financial organization. He/she will drive the ethos for how the accounting operations runs and ensure the appropriate balance between an adequate control environment and the needs of a rapidly growing business. The selected candidate will not only be technically strong, but also possess the leadership and communications skills necessary to support the overall business with accurate and timely reporting and actionable information. This position reports directly to the CFO.

In this role, you will:

Lead a growing internal staff and outsourced accountants to ensure accurate and timely three statement GAAP reporting and work closely with the CFO to prepare monthly and quarterly internal and Board reporting.
Drive efficiencies in the financial reporting processes and create consistency in revenue and expense recognition across all contract types.
Research, implement and subsequently manage select accounting and adjacent financial systems in close conjunction with the CFO.
Build and continuously improve internal controls around financial reporting; maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; and work cross-functionally to implement changes in firm-wide processes in the spirit of finding the appropriate balance between a controlled environment and business goals.
Hire, mentor and develop a growing accounting team that serves as a service center for the entire organization.
Liaise with the Company’s external auditors and tax advisors throughout the year to research, implement and document necessary technical accounting standards, policies and procedures and ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory matters.

What we are looking for:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and a CPA license.
5+ years of progressive accounting / finance experience. Public accounting in audit services and experience at a VC- or PE-backed company both big pluses.
Excellent communication, leadership and team development skills.
The professional maturity to take ownership, operate with transparency and focus on producing results with a willingness to be ‘hands on’.
Experience owning a company’s general ledger and producing timely financial reporting (i.e. monthly, quarterly, year-end).
A broad business acumen with exposure to both software and manufacturing accounting.


Posted Date 2/20/19
Job Type Full Time
Contact Diandra Drago
Contact Email
Preferred Contact Method
Email Only
State/Province MA
Country United States of America



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