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Director, Accounting

| Greater Denver Area

As Director of Accounting, you will be the right-hand person to the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. He/she will manage the accounting close process and ensure that all financial transactions are executed and documented in accordance US GAAP. It is important that the person that fills this role is hands on and able to contribute as both manager and individual contributor, within his/her team as well as cross-functionally, most notably with other general and administrative areas. In addition, this individual will support the audit process to ensure satisfactory results including maintaining an effective control environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the maintenance of the general ledger along with the preparation and retention of accurate and timely daily/monthly/quarterly/annual financial reporting
  • Identify, implement and oversee the execution of necessary financial processes, policies, procedures and controls to ensure compliance with US GAAP and all applicable tax laws
  • Organize and drive the monthly account reconciliation process to ensure that all key accounts are reconciled timely, with reconciling items addressed to ensure that the monthly financial statements are complete and accurate
  • Organize and support the external audit process including the year-end close and normal cash management functions
  • Review and explain significant account variances, when comparing actual, budgets and forecasts, including related key metrics
  • Keep Corporate Controller and Operations leadership updated and informed. This includes developing strong cross-functional relationships and participating in cross-functional projects.
  • Work with all levels of functional management within the Company to create an environment conducive to a service-oriented culture and continuous improvement
  • Leverage and improve financial systems and related processes

Professional and Technical Competencies

Accounting

  • Strong knowledge of basic U.S. GAAP and internal control requirements
  • Effective and efficient management of the closing process, including the implementation of best practices and the ability to leverage systems to automate processes and financial reporting

General Business

  • Understands general business issues including external factors that impact the business and industry
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow sound business ethics when executing job responsibilities to build and maintain management confidence
  • Highly proficient in MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and an ERP system environment

Leadership

  • Organizes and executes personnel management activities for direct staff including recruiting, performance management, training and career development to ensure the attracting and retaining the highest caliber of employees
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment
  • Innovative and driven, with a superior ability to execute
  • Excellent communication skills; possess the interpersonal and leadership qualities required to continuously motivate and develop the workforce

Behavioral Competencies

  • Robust interpersonal skills, driven with an attention to detail
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity
  • Strategic
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Adaptable/Open to Change
  • Accountable
  • Exercises Good Judgment

Experience & Education Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant accounting experience required
  • Minimum of 7 years of management experience
  • Foundational public accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with ERPs systems (NetSuite desirable but not required)
  • SEC reporting experience preferred
  • Experience in the software as a service industry preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required
  • CPA required

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law equal employment.

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Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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