Director of Finance & Accounting

  • Country: Jordan
  • Industry: Services
  • Level: Senior

  • Description:

     

    Overview

    We are looking for a Director of Finance and Accounting with a focus on ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of financial statements and reporting. You will be reporting directly to the COO, this position will supervise day to day operations of accounting such as but not limited to, Project Accounting, AP/AR, Budgeting & Reporting and ERP System.

    This position is responsible for maintain strong financial internal controls and drive decisions that impact the organization. This role will work directly with Business Development and Operations.


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    Responsibilities

    ·       Direct the management of the monthly closing of the financial systems, ensuring that all activities are executed in a timely manner and in accordance with accounting policies, procedures, and guidelines.

    ·       Continuous monitoring and assessment of the analytical tools and reports utilized with a focus on systems and process enhancements supporting financial management of the organization.

    ·       Maintain and/or develop internal accounting controls. Organize and communicate accounting policies and procedures as needed. Ensure that accounting processes and operational functions are designed effectively to meet standard internal controls and are implemented and consistently performed for all related activities.

    ·       Provide leadership and supervision to AP/AR, Project Accounting, and Budgeting and Reporting.

    ·       Coordinate the roll out of ERP system and work closely on improving business capabilities and processes.

    ·       Coordinate automation and development of other workflow tools that align with the organization’s strategic goals.

    ·       Direct and manage departmental staff through goal setting, guidance, and coaching. Prioritize and assign departmental goals and projects and provide developmental opportunities.

    ·       Evaluate, design, and develop staff skill sets as required in current and future technology.

    ·       Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

    ·       Operate with the highest level of conduct, integrity, and confidentiality, setting the example for leaders and associates.

    ·       Develop and nurture strong cross functional partnerships, driving business results, and inspiring a culture of transparency, collaboration, and accountability. 


  • Required Experience:

    Qualifications

    ·       Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or in a related field.

    ·       A Master’s degree in business administration or CPA will be advantageous.

    ·       At least ten years of experience in relevant work experience, and five years management experience.

    ·       Ability to identify inefficiencies, re-engineer processes, prepare an action plan, and manage execution and post-delivery.

    ·       Strong attention to detail and passion for digging into processes to better understand them and communicate the big picture.

    ·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions.

    ·       Ability to research and apply applicable accounting guidance.

    ·       Passionate about mentoring and effectively develop employees.

    ·       Passionate about business excellence and continuous improvement in processes.

    ·       Advances MS Office skills and experience with ERP systems (preferably SAP).