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.

Houston, TX 77090
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.
•Commensurate with experience.