Director of Accounting & Finance

Direct Hire Portland, Maine
  • Location: Portland , Maine
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #17535

Our client, a SaaS company in the Portland, Maine area, is seeking an experienced and self-directed Director of Finance & Accounting to add to their leadership team. 

The Director of Finance & Accounting will oversee all accounting activities and ensure that the company has the proper ?nancial controls, ?nancial reporting procedures, and accounting systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure ?nancial strength and ef?ciency. They will be responsible for executing the invoicing, managing the accounts payable & receivable, and producing ?nancial reporting. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional who thrives in a fast-paced workplace, and well-versed in working closely with senior management.

Successful candidates will be able to work strategically while also being very hands-on as a department of one, currently.

Responsibilities

? Run monthly and annual ?nancial close processes

? Development and manage ?nancial controls in accordance with the company’s procedures and General Accepted Accounting Principles

? Prepare & issue monthly customer invoices

? Accurately assess & classify all expenses

? Manage all balance sheet accounts and perform monthly reconciliations

? Collections management, including communication and escalation to management team, where required

? Purchase planning and expense management

? Support with bankers, auditors, tax advisors and other relationships with ?nancial partners/vendors

? Project cost accounting controls and accuracy

? Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic plans

? Perform ad hoc analysis as needed

? Lead or support special projects in conjunction with the operations team

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

? Bachelor's Degree in ?nance, accounting or a business ?eld

? 5+ years of experience in a similar role required

? CPA preferred

? High attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proven track record of accuracy and quality in prior work experience

? Experience working in an early-stage company required

? Experience with SaaS and professional services businesses preferred

? Curious and motivated learner, willing to shift priorities and stretch outside of a traditional accounting role if needed ? Experience with QuickBooks or similar general ledgers required

 

Salary will depend on experience and includes full benefits.

This role can be remote, in the office or hybrid! Flexible schedule and great culture. 

 

Pro Search is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

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ProSearch is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.