Director of Accounting

Direct Hire Brunswick, Maine
  • Location: Brunswick , Maine
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18659
Our client, a mission-driven, nonprofit finance institution, is seeking an experienced Director of Accounting professional who is ready to share technical knowledge, talents, and leadership skills in this unique position based in Maine.
The foundation of this organization is based on its strong beliefs in stewardship, equity, diversity, innovation, and collaboration.

We are looking for:
  • A strong technical Accountant well-versed in GAAP with a focus on Not-for-Profit
  • A skilled management Accountant passionate about the monthly close process, technology implementations, budgeting, internal controls, and financial operations.
  • A professional who masters organizational audits, tax returns, reporting, and compliance.
  • A problem-solver who is driven to navigate and solve complex problems.
  • A collaborative team player who communicates effectively with all team members.

Successful candidates will have/be:
  • A great record of accomplishment, growth, and experience as a finance and accounting professional both in public and private accounting.
  • A history of progressive finance leadership and are ready to lead CEI’s Accounting Department.
  • The ability to bring diverse perspectives, experiences, and approaches to the team, and enjoy the opportunity to work with people to seek best practices and financial health within the operation.
  • Strong people management experience with strengths in coaching, mentoring, and helping the people in your team grow.
  • Master skills when it comes to financial statements, analysis, and budgeting.
  • A team player and a collaborator and able to work within a complex organization meeting the finance needs of the group.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and reporting.
  • Someone who believes in delivering high quality internal customer service and support; and go to work every day ready to give 100%.

  • Leading, providing management and oversight to Accounting Department.
  • Ensure that appropriate systems and industry best practices are in place to effectively maintain accounting and financial management and internal controls.
  • Ensure a timely period close and the production of financial statements.
  • Oversee the day-to-day financial and accounting operations, and internal controls.
  • Help the team grow, providing coaching, mentoring to team members, and identifying training needs.
  • Oversee all technology usage and implementation in the department.
  • Manage reports to external stakeholders and ensure legal and regulatory compliance.

Preferred candidates will have:
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, and 7+ years of successful experience in the combination of these areas: accounting, small business finance, real estate development and institutional investments; preferably in a non-profit setting.
They will also have a passion for contributing to the purpose of lifting communities. 

For this position, salary will depend on experience and compensation includes full benefits.  This organization is working a hybrid schedule that includes both in-office and remote workdays. 

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