Vice President of Finance and Accounting

The Vice President of Finance and Accounting will be responsible for planning, developing and directing the organizations fiscal function and performance.

Location: 
Houston, TX 77090
Type: 
Full
Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Direct and coordinate the company’s financial planning and budget management functions. • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives. • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans. • Develop financial and tax strategies. • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes. • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction. • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments. • Oversee daily operations of the finance department. • Manage the preparations of financial outlooks and forecasts. • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements. • Design, establish and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives. • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements. • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll and budgeting duties. • Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments. • Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience: 
• Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting required. • Masters Degree preferred. • 10-15 years experience in a senior level finance or accounting position, preferably in a manufacturing environment. • Experience in accounting management preferred. • SAP knowledge and experience required. • CPA certification highly desirable. • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Skills & Abilities: 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Strong technical and analytical skills. • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting projections.
Salary: 
•Commensurate with experience.