|Director of Finance & Accounting opportunity with successful, established, growing, full-service restaurant company. |
Position based in Long Beach area.
Our client is offering an exciting career opportunity for a results-driven Director of Finance & Accounting candidate to join a successful, growing Full-Service concept with a strong commitment to guest service. The right candidate should have a proven track record of delivering results and a strong background in financial analysis, budgeting & accounting.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Finance & Accounting will oversee financial analysis, payroll, cash reporting, and banking for the company. The director will conduct financial analysis and assist with coordinating the company-wide budget process in addition to overseeing the payroll and cash reporting departments.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Financial Analysis – Conducts financial analysis and modeling regarding key performance indicators, benchmarks, pricing, capital investments, contract negotiations, significant cost changes, and other matters with management and chief financial officer.
Payroll - Supervises Payroll staff and processes bi-weekly payroll, ensuring that all processes are executed appropriately and in a timely manner with proper controls in place to ensure accuracy. This includes overseeing the 401k and benefit deductions process and ensuring that payroll journal entries are booked accurately.
Cash Reporting/Receipts - Oversees the company’s cash reporting process. This includes proper booking of sales, gift cards, cash receipts, bank reconciliations, change order processing and credit card reconciliations.
Treasury Management – Oversees company banking relationship, monitor cash balances, bank reconciliations, wire transfers, ACH transactions, change orders and banking costs to ensure company is using best products/procedures to minimize costs.
Budgeting – Experience coordinating a companywide budget process, forecasting and creating detail level budgets.
Continuously looks for improvements in operational processes and designs and implements those initiatives.
Conducts work planning, estimation and prioritization to optimize performance of team
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.
Ideal candidate has 5 to 10 years of experience in restaurant/ hospitality industry
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or MBA preferred
Previous experience as an accountant, financial analyst, accounting supervisor, or
Superior computer skills required; experience in accounting software and Microsoft
Office Suite; Excel, Access, database, or other system knowledge
Experience conducting financial analysis, creating budgets and working with
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards,
and state/national regulations
Able to work well with senior executives and team, as well as mentor/lead other team
- Starting base salary of $80,000 to 90,000(depending on experience)
- Annual bonus of $15,000
- Benefits package including health insurance, vacation time, PTO and 401k retirement plan with company match
- opportunity for career advancement