Thursday, August 15, 2013

Great NYC Area Opportunity for CPA - Chief Accounting Officer for Public Company

A client company is looking to hire an outstanding Chief Accounting Officer. Time is of the essence in responding to this opportunity.  Please forward this posting to anyone in your network with the proper qualifications and interest.

The Company
Our client is a growing, public company and leading global satellite data communications company, specializing in Machine-to Machine (M2M) communications and solutions.  Its customers include global leaders in heavy machinery and transportation companies.  Their proprietary, low-cost and reliable two-way data communications services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets; and marine/homeland security.  The Company also provides strategic partnerships with other terrestrial carriers.  They are headquartered in Rochelle Park, New Jersey with additional offices in New York, Atlanta and Japan.

The Chief Accounting Officer is responsible for the efficient and effective functioning of the day-to-day financial and accounting operations of the company.  The CAO will function independently of the CFO and have a high profile in the management structure.  

·         Ensure the timely and accurate maintenance of the financial books and records of the Company.
·         Manage the reporting process so that financial information provided to executive management and the board of directors is both timely and accurate.  This includes the preparation of financial statements on a monthly and quarterly basis, and coordination of a full set of financial statements into public company filings
·         Coordinate and ensure compliance with the company’s external auditors.  Participate in audit committee meetings and prepare reports and memo’s for the audit committee.
·         Implement, maintain and monitor effective controls over Company’s financial operations.
·         Understand all major issues affecting analysis, acquisition and management of acquisition targets.
·         Supervise accounting staff to ensure:  effective and timely production of all requisite reports, statements, memorandum and any and all other documentation on behalf of the Company; the financial integrity of the Company’s books and records relating to the Company’s activities; timely and accurate processing of cash management, accounts payable and proper handling of all tax matters and timely filing of all tax return related to the Company.
·         Guide and manage the department’s technology capabilities to keep pace with the growth in the business.

·         Exceptional leadership qualities to lead a department of financial professionals in a growing company and deliver results for the department.
·         10+ years in management positions involving accounting operations. 
·         5 years of experience as CAO or Controller.
·         Public accounting experience desirable.
·         M&A experience a plus.
·         BS degree required; CPA, MBA favorably viewed.
·         Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner.
·         Strong presentation skills.
·         Extremely detail-oriented.

·         Meticulous about quality of work product.

Compensation is competitive and attractive.

Qualified candidates, send MS-Word version of resume and cover letter to:

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