Top Accounting Director Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Accounting Director. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounting Director resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.4% of Accounting Director resumes contained General Ledger Accounts as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Accounting Director actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Accounting Director resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Performed general ledger maintenance and analysis, and reconciled bank and general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled General Ledger accounts and involved heavily in cash and inventory control.
  • Review and reconcile various general ledger accounts to verify accuracy.
  • Monitored and review general ledger accounts for accuracy.
  • Reconciled and maintained all general ledger accounts.
  • Managed database and accounting system (Ross Systems) for general ledger accounts payable, accounts receivable and sales order systems.
  • Maintained all aspects of the general ledger including month-end closing, accruals and account analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Created/modified ledger codes, general ledger accounts and cost code masking to support the firm's methodology.
  • Reconciled General Ledger accounts, as well as managed Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll.
  • Reconcile various accounts including; bank accounts, general ledger accounts and trust accounts.
  • Performed daily, monthly, and weekly reconciliation of the general ledger accounts.
  • Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts as well as budget vs. actual performance.
  • Monitored accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger accounts for accuracy.
  • Posted all checks to correct general ledger accounts and disbursed same.
  • Review, analyze, and maintain general ledger accounts and data.
  • Reconcile balance sheet general ledger accounts on a periodic basis.
  • Reconciled all bank statements to general ledger accounts.
  • Reconciled revenue, receivables and general ledger accounts.
  • Team reconciled over 300 general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile bank accounts and general ledger accounts.

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2. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Analyzed and prepared all budget variance analysis including capital improvement budget variance reports, consolidated financial statements and annual business plans.
  • Prepared monthly operational and financial statements including derivatives Mark-to-market (MTM) and Hedge accounting reporting and analysis for management team.
  • Developed and circulated monthly financial statements to the Board of Directors, communicating variances and recommending necessary corrective actions.
  • Drafted a proforma S-11 filing as part of IPO readiness project and prepared financial statements for several recapitalization scenarios.
  • Prepared and presented monthly and annual internal and audited financial statements to Senior Management and Department heads.
  • General, Ledger accounts were expanded to include department and financial statements reformatted to include departmental reports.
  • Generated financial statements for department and leadership review, meeting strict deadlines and ensuring accuracy of data.
  • Review and ensure accuracy in financial statements and internal and external reporting requirements for Inventory and COGS.
  • Prepared quarterly financial statements for Uniform Franchise Offering Circular in advance of Federal Law requirements each year.
  • Consolidated financial statements, eliminated inter company transactions, computed transfer pricing, and recorded FX Gain/Loss.
  • Prepared financial statements, monthly budget analysis, quarterly and annual profitability reports and payroll taxes.
  • Coordinated the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analysis, and informational reports.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly financial statements and statistical reports for Practice Administrator and Board of Directors.
  • Performed the quarterly and annual flux analysis for the financial statements providing reporting for Senior Management.
  • Directed all areas of financial operations including consolidated financial statements, cash flows and budgets.
  • Provided timely and accurate financial statements for 15-20 operating/legal entities of a publicly traded company.
  • Prepared interim and annual financial statements and footnote disclosures; primary liaison with external auditors.
  • Prepared quarterly and annually SEC filings including financial statements, footnotes and supporting documents.
  • Supported corporate headquarters in preparation of quarterly 10Q and annual 10K consolidated financial statements.
  • Create Consolidated Financial Statements to provide accurate and timely financial reporting to Senior Management.

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3. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Work with Tax Director and external auditors on various Sales Tax Audits including reconciling revenue details and pulling requested supporting documentations.
  • Direct oversight of annual investment audit by external auditors which includes risk assessment of external alternative investment funds.
  • Received Satisfactory audit ratings from internal and external auditors with no significant findings for three consecutive years.
  • Led the year-end audit process and coordination of regulated subsidiary audited financial reports with external auditors.
  • Maintained required documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and interfaced extensively with internal and external auditors.
  • Coordinated and established effective working relationship with external auditors, DCAA and other auditors.
  • Served as the primary accounting-policy liaison with external auditors on technical accounting issues.
  • Work directly with internal and external auditors on financial and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance audits.
  • Teamed with external auditors to develop opening balance sheet and related acquisition reserves.
  • Worked directly with external auditors regarding quarterly/annual reports and year end audit.
  • Scheduled external audit and acted as primary liaison with external auditors.
  • Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiners evaluations.
  • Interfaced with external auditors supporting the corporate financial reporting requirements.
  • Prepared Sarbanes-Oxley narratives and documentation for internal and external auditors.
  • Serve as liaison for internal/external auditors and state examiners.
  • Work closely with Controller and external auditors reconciling discrepancies.
  • Gathered and organized accounting data for external auditors.
  • Manage and direct interactions with external auditors.
  • Performed internal audits and assisted external auditors.
  • Prepared requirements for external auditors.

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4. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Researched new technical accounting standards to assess potential impacts and determine appropriate accounting policy and ensure compliance with standards.
  • Calculated commissions weekly and bi-weekly, audited expense accounts to ensure compliance with company policy.
  • Monitored contract requirements to ensure compliance with federal grant funds and recommend future objectives.
  • Performed quarterly quality control assessment to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Reviewed monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed settlements to ensure compliance with existing contractual obligations.
  • Implement departmental procedures and ensure compliance with corporate policies.
  • Act as go-to person for all information on restricted funds, endowments, and ensure compliance of all grants.
  • Implemented custom compliance process for record retention and document processing to ensure compliance with US Customs.
  • Managed the company's insurance portfolio to ensure compliance with legal and contract requirements.
  • Developed accounting policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with clients and the company.
  • Established payroll policies to ensure compliance to local, state, and federal laws.
  • Executed interest rate swap to ensure compliance with debt agreement and lower interest expense.
  • Implemented internal control procedures and perform random audits to ensure compliance with those procedures.
  • Develop accounting policies and procedure as well as ensure compliance throughout the organization.
  • Monitored changes in accounting requirements for impact on company and to ensure compliance.
  • Worked with Tax, Legal and Audit to ensure compliance with industry regulations.
  • Developed SEC reporting processes to ensure compliance with 10Q and 10K reporting requirements.
  • Develop internal control systems to ensure compliance of industry policies and standards.
  • Assisted in definition of firm's composites to ensure compliance with standards.

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5. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Performed an extensive review and establishment of internal controls consistent with the requirements of governmental accounting and auditing standards.
  • Analyzed financial performance, developed account strategies, and instituted internal controls to ensure alignment with strict quality standards.
  • Led team responsible for internal and external reporting, financial analysis and internal controls for Corporate Finance department.
  • Established, formalized processes and procedures leading to improved efficiency and internal controls of finance and operations team.
  • Developed policies and procedures to ensure adequate internal controls and compliance with requirements of federal contracts.
  • Partnered with various operating departments to improve financial reporting, analysis, billing and internal controls.
  • Established internal controls for weekly reconciliation of subsystem line item detail in comparison to general ledger.
  • Succeeded in developing client relationships, establishing internal controls and defining the investment fund reporting.
  • Manage general accounting functions by implementing and maintaining system of internal controls for cash management/reconciliation.
  • Established all internal controls and operational functions for restaurant/club sites related to financial risk.
  • Documented internal processes for improvements to internal controls in preparation for Sarbanes-Oxley attestation audit.
  • Maintain and develop proper internal controls for financial reporting and general ledger administration.
  • Conduct quarterly internal audits to validate internal controls and compliance with federal guidelines.
  • Improved reliability of internal controls; some auditor recommended and some self-started concepts.
  • Maintained internal controls for Finance and Operations teams to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Performed financial analysis to identify and evaluate inefficiencies in internal controls and procedures.
  • Ensured accounting accuracy, internal controls, and regulatory compliance to government agencies.
  • Manage and interact with external auditors regarding year-end audit and internal controls.
  • Prepared and signed monthly statements regarding compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations/internal controls.
  • Introduced procedures to facilitate corporate-wide internal controls to mitigate risk exposure.

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6. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Managed foundation accounting and established internal accounting controls and accounting procedures to ensure contributions were accounted for in accordance with GAAP.
  • Provide oversight responsibility for accounting and financial analysis of Corporate Accounting department in accordance with GAAP and internal company policies.
  • Reported operating results in accordance with GAAP and international accounting standards to parent company, executive management and department heads.
  • Analyzed financial data and interpreted policies and procedures to maintain consistency with GAAP and other statutory requirements.
  • Reviewed and interpreted proposed US GAAP and statutory accounting regulations and implemented the resulting standards.
  • Prepared divisional and consolidated financial statement according to GAAP for internal and external uses.
  • Reviewed various financial packages, prepared necessary GAAP adjustments and consolidated financial statements.
  • Ensured accuracy of investment-related data in financial statements on GAAP & statutory bases.
  • Re-engineered revenue recognition procedure in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reconciled and approved all revenue accounts to ensure that all transactions are GAAP compliant and all internal controls are properly documented.
  • Analyze financial information and general ledger accounts, based on GAAP and implemented accounting policies and procedures on a monthly basis.
  • Led all U.S. GAAP accounting policy personnel across all MassMutual business segments (insurance, investments and mutual funds).
  • Closed the books in a GAAP compliant financial statement presentation monthly and prepare variance analysis for review with the CFO.
  • Drafted and published corporate policies and procedures with ongoing attention to business environment dynamics and strict adherence to US GAAP.
  • Hire and manage production accounting staff and ensure compliance of Fox policies and procedures, GAAP and SOX guidelines.
  • Implemented new policies and procedures within 24 hours to maintain compliance with NCUA, FASB, and GAAP pronouncements.
  • Identified transactions that were not being accounted for under US GAAP standards which lead to restatement of financial statements.
  • Reviewed monthly management reporting for both US and local group, consolidated quarterly US GAAP financial and tax reporting.
  • Developed and documented the Company s GAAP and IFRS accounting policies, including the policies for unique complex transactions.
  • Ensured the financial reporting of all foreign and domestic entities was accurate, timely and consistent with GAAP.

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7. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Reduced accounts receivables by 80% and improved the retention rate by positively contributing to the organizational effectiveness strategies.
  • Major Accomplishment: Established accounts receivable procedures for improvement on effectiveness and timely reporting of accounts receivables and collections.
  • Manage in-school Accounts Receivables and conduct soft collections calls to maximize cash collections.
  • Developed policies and procedures to reduce accounts receivables by 38%.
  • Manage student accounts receivables system with SCT BANNER A/R.
  • Improved collections thus decreasing accounts receivables by 12%.
  • Prepare all Accounts Receivables Revenue Reports to management.
  • Summarized receivables by maintain invoiced accounts; coordinated monthly transfers to accounts receivables account, verifying totals and prepared appropriate reports.
  • Performed cash management duties-bank reconciliations, daily deposit monitoring, updating checkbook balances, accounts receivables and payables.
  • Developed and prepared multiple reports for CEO Initiated policy and procedures for accounts payable, accounts receivables and general ledger reporting.
  • Managed and coordinated accurate general accounting (accounts receivables and accounts payables) and financial reporting.
  • Entered all accounts payables and accounts receivables documents into Great Plains, for payment.
  • Managed staff of Accounts receivables, payables, billing, and advertising traffic departments.
  • Determined the payout of accounts payables and tracked accounts receivables.

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8. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Balance sheet/income statement reconciliation; all fixed assets accounts, accounts receivable/accounts payable accounts and all operating expense accounts.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions including balance sheet reconciliations that had not been reconciled since business was established.
  • Conducted annual internal audit and monthly balance sheet accounts analysis resulting in minimal immaterial external audit adjustments.
  • Prepared and filed Article of Incorporation for corporations and analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
  • Prepared monthly analysis of General Ledger and balance sheet accounts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Implemented balance sheet /income statement account reconciliation process and completed two years of historical reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations including explanations of significant variances and validity of balances.
  • Reviewed all balance sheet reconciliations and significant accounting estimates and identified and communicated findings.
  • Maintain balance sheet integrity through proper asset and liability valuations, and classifications.
  • Review monthly general ledger account reconciliations to ensure accuracy bookings of balance sheet.
  • Provide analysis, reconcile balance sheet and inter-company accounts with Tribal Government.
  • Implemented full balance sheet reconciliation process to ensure accurate and supported accounts.
  • Prepared all financial statements including monthly balance sheet and income statement.
  • Revised account reconciliation process to better evaluate balance sheet accounts.
  • Analyzed consolidated balance sheet and investigated unusual significant balances.
  • Reviewed and prepared reconciliations for balance sheet accounts.
  • Established monthly reconciliation of balance sheet.
  • Perform accounting analysis of balance sheet accounts; expense and salary accruals; department expense analysis; and prepaid and insurance.
  • Managed the internal control balance sheet attestation process coordinating 175 account owners of approximately 8,000 accounts in this new public company.
  • Improved the month end close cycle timing and implemented a new monthly Balance Sheet Account review process utilizing peer reviews.

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9. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Complete general office functions, accounting responsibilities including accounts receivable, invoicing, account reconciliation, general journal entries.
  • Manage month-end close responsibilities including revenue recognition, journal entries, and detailed balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Reconciled operating and other checking accounts; investigate and resolve discrepancies and prepare related journal entries.
  • Reviewed all journal entries and account reconciliations and prepared month-end financial statements.
  • Reviewed all journal entries and analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed and approved monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Perform monthly general ledger reconciliations and prepare journal entries.
  • Served as the backup to the Director of Financial Accounting and reviewed all journal entries made by the financial accounting staff.
  • Manage daily US and Asia Pacific accounting activities, including review of journal entries and monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
  • Managed a staff of five accountants who prepared journal entries, reconciled accounts, completed special projects and compiled audit support.
  • Approve all journal entries: Revenues, Expenses, Reinsurance, Stop Loss, Capitation, Shared Risk Accruals and IBNR.
  • Analyzed monthly revenue and expense variances and posted accruals, deferrals, depreciation, amortization and other adjusting journal entries.
  • Manage accounting functions including time sheets, general ledgers, journal entries, account payable, and other accounting responsibilities.
  • Review and approve journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, payment authorizations, and billing requests for new rate codes.
  • Maintain the accounting software updated and reconcile bank accounts daily as well as prepare the journal entries for each transaction.
  • Determined and reviewed monthly and yearly journal entries and accruals to ensure the general ledger was properly stated.
  • Developed month-end journal entries for revenue recognition, accruals, payroll, and most facets of accounting cycle.
  • Analyze information received to create monthly journal entries of $60M - $70M required for financial closings.
  • Managed daily activities of staff accountant, including review and approval of A/P invoices and journal entries.
  • Managed accounting staff of 8 in daily accounting functions including A/P, A/R, and journal entries.

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10. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Integrated the Human Resources and Contracts management systems into the Accounting/Management system to significantly reduce errors and duplicate data entry.
  • Directed all accounting, human resources, insurance and benefits administration for this personal communications company and its international subsidiary.
  • Improved the human resources function by developing policies, procedures and providing accurate reporting for insurance and benefit administration.
  • Provided general office management and human resources support to employees and independent contractors.
  • Involved in Human Resources when necessary concerning unemployment or child support enforcement.
  • Review and supervision of Human Resources/Risk Management function.
  • Developed an integrated System and Operational Division working directly with Underwriting, Claims, Human Resources, Accounting and Actuarial Departments.
  • Supervised accounting, human resources and information technology departments for private club of 700+ members doing $6,000,000+ in revenues.
  • Managed the Club's Human Resources, Benefit Administration, and Payroll functions for over 85 Employee Partners.
  • Supervised three departments (human resources, accounting and finances) consisting of a total of 35 employees.
  • Provided Accounting expertise and functional support to Senior Management, Human Resources, Customer Support and Compliance departments.
  • Directed all Finance, Accounting and Human Resources activities and staff, providing Executive Management for operations.
  • Administered employee 401(K) program and assisted Human Resources with payroll and employee benefits.
  • Acted as the point person for the funds human resources group and was responsible for payroll.
  • Managed and supported Accounting, Finance, Basic IT and Human Resources during their high season.
  • Managed Human Resources duties, such as hiring, benefits administration, performance monitoring and review.
  • Established a company-wide financial plan with oversight for revenue, operational expenses, and Human Resources.
  • Managed 401(k) and Pension plans as well as all human resources.
  • Managed accounts receivable and payable, general ledger, payroll and human resources.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for approximately 120 employees and serve as human resources representative.

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11. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Performed variance analysis against annual budget and forecasts and provided explanations and recommendations to department managers and senior management.
  • Prepare annual budget working with Facility Directors and review monthly operating statements and variance analysis reports.
  • Facilitated annual budgeting process for executive director and managers to comply with expectations of management firm.
  • Prepared annual budget and prepared detail analysis for operational directors on variances from budget.
  • Developed financial modeling system to project factory requirements for annual budget process.
  • Participate in financial strategic planning and prepare annual budget and forecasts.
  • Performed annual budget creation and analysis for regional and community chapters.
  • Prepared annual budgets, audit schedules and other requested documentation.
  • Completed annual budgeting reporting and assisted CFO in budget presentations.
  • Prepare annual budgets that reflect departmental needs and cost-effective management.
  • Developed Excel monthly financial statements and annual budgets.
  • Managed development of annual budget at departmental level.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive annual budgeting procedures.
  • Assisted Executive Director in preparing annual budget.
  • Supervised and participated in annual budget preparation.
  • Completed annual budgets for affiliated companies.
  • Developed annual budgets and monthly revisions.
  • Supervised and performed annual budget.
  • Managed financial performance for Facilities, Corporate Technology and Consumer Products with an annual budget of approximately $80 million.
  • Prepared annual budgets, long range plans, and monthly forecasts and supported quarterly, annual, and compliance audits.

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12. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Established financial and operation control structure in transitioning the privately owned company to meet public company reporting and SOX standard.
  • Write and implement policies and procedures incorporating designated SOX controls.
  • Managed internal control compliance and the maintenance of SOX-quality documentation.
  • Developed SOX documentation using DFD presented to BOD in Zurich for IPO purposes (ICS Project) and passed KPMG review.
  • Assisted in setting up Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls for accounting department to be in compliance with SOX objectives.
  • Coordinated with the Controls group to ensure that the unit complies with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX).
  • Managed Fixed Assets from CIP to roll forward schedules and ensured they were capitalized timely in accordance with SOX.
  • Improved 206 account reconciliations to meet SOX compliance, which included a company policy, purpose, and procedure.
  • Modified reporting procedures and templates to align them to company s SOX control matrix and SEC disclosure requirements.
  • Worked closely with the SOX and internal/external audit teams to ensure compliance with SOX regulations and accounting standards.
  • Coordinated quarterly reviews and year-end financial statement audits, SOX testing, and ongoing periodical audits by lenders.
  • Maintain SOX internal control environment by ensuring controls and accounting policies and procedures are defined and tested.
  • Key member of SOX sub-committee which oversaw the identification, documentation and testing of key controls.
  • Worked closely with Corporate SOX team in risk identifications, control improvements, and compliance enforcement.
  • Established and responsible for SOX implementation, regulatory controls, and internal / external audit reviews.
  • Provide financial results review, SEC disclosures, SOX compliance, and major maintenance analysis.
  • Ensured compliance with SOX guidelines, as well as led Fixed Asset auditing for company.
  • Managed internal and external audit processes, as well as reviewed and updated SOX controls.
  • Maintained all royalty controls and evaluated SOX requirements, implementing responses to testing as required.
  • Worked on SOX readiness and successful SOX testing in 2011 without any significant deficiencies.

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13. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Work closely with independent auditors during quarterly and annual audits to produce timely and accurate financial statements for investors.
  • Organized year-end information for all associations in order to provide necessary information for tax preparation and annual audit.
  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and annual audits, including preparation of audit schedules and fluctuation analysis.
  • Prepared annual audited financial statements for three separate legal entities with complete financial statement footnotes.
  • Worked collaboratively with outside Accounting Firm for annual auditing and tax preparations.
  • Coordinate the annual audit of financial statements and other required regulatory audits.
  • Managed annual auditing process, including signing of audit management letter.
  • Coordinated quarterly reviews and annual audit by our independent auditors.
  • Coordinated annual audit with accounting staff and organizational managers.
  • Prepared work papers, footnotes and coordinated quarterly/annual audits.
  • Prepare semi-annual audit packages for reporting to corporate headquarters.
  • Assisted external auditors for preparation of annual audit.
  • Managed monthly closings and quarterly/annual audits.
  • Participated in reporting on the financial condition of the Authority at the annual audit committee meeting of the Board of Directors.
  • Manage centralized payroll function and administration of the 401(k) plan, including annual audits and compliance testing.
  • Work with external auditors on critical accounting issues, provide position papers and manage annual audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Collaborate closely with auditors during the annual audit and provide all work papers and journal entries for analysis.
  • Worked with external audit group to provide documentation necessary for the completion of the annual audit report.
  • Perform the primary liaison function for the interim and annual audit by both internal and external auditors.
  • Work jointly with internal and external auditors, including coordination of quarterly reviews and annual audits.

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14. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Improved control environment through development and implementation of procedures that provided audit compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Led the effort to establish accounting policy, streamline operating procedures and implement Sarbanes-Oxley compliance processes.
  • Guided the accounting and operating departments through the Sarbanes-Oxley internal control assessment and reporting requirements.
  • Prepared procedural documentation reporting guidelines and controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and spreadsheet control standards.
  • Maintained controls via Sarbanes-Oxley by updating existing controls / implementing improvements, as necessary.
  • Maintained and attested to proper internal control environment in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Participated in Sarbanes-Oxley reviews by documenting all aspects of Revenue and Expenditure Cycles.
  • Maintained Sarbanes-Oxley documentation of investment accounting controls, and coordinated related control testing.
  • Maintained and managed audit schedules for external audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Project lead for Sarbanes-Oxley process documentation for accounting and financial reporting.
  • Provide annual updates to Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and reporting to Internal Audit.
  • Documented and designed internal control procedures to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
  • Updated and reviewed documentation and process narratives for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Established timely month end deadlines and proper Sarbanes-Oxley documentation.
  • Developed and implemented Sarbanes-Oxley control plans and testing.
  • Managed external audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities.
  • Prepare and maintain Sarbanes-Oxley documentation and procedures.
  • Managed Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for Infrastructure Accounting processes.
  • Directed implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance program.
  • Coordinated audits, implemented new procedures to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and prepared position papers on new pronouncements.

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15. Oversight

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Here's how Oversight is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Established governance guidelines, service level agreements, and oversight meetings to ensure relationship was mutually beneficial.
  • Harmonized accounting functions: internal/external financial statement preparation, financial inventory oversight, and A/P staff management.
  • Created Management Oversight Committee to facilitate communication and collaboration across departments.
  • General oversight of Public Resource Center distributing resources internationally.
  • Improved financial reporting to Management that enhanced operational oversight.
  • Provided oversight of all accounting and procurement functions.
  • Provided oversight of sales & manufacturing operations.
  • Inventory control tracking and financial oversight.
  • Coordinated financial audits and responses for independent financial audits, 401k and ESOP audit and audits by federal contract oversight agencies.
  • Provided oversight of general ledger posting, month-end close, and reconciliation processes to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Provide expert oversight to over 200 restricted investment funds totaling nearly $100M for the benefit of National Parks.
  • Assumed management responsibility and daily oversight of the Business Office, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts Departments.
  • Designed and implemented project level controls and oversight for the company's first cost plus contract.
  • Managed the oversight of day to day accounting operations for the company's 3 entities.
  • Provide financial and accounting oversight, leadership and support to corporate and local executive team.
  • Improved on time billing to federal and private sponsors by developing staff and oversight measures.
  • Execute vendor payments and customer billings and oversight of accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Performed all accounting duties and had oversight responsibilities for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Complete oversight of general ledger, A/R, A/P, payroll, and collections.
  • Supervised staff of 14 and maintained oversight of accounting department of Shared Services division.

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16. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Prepared hundreds of corporate tax returns, dozens of trust returns, and hundreds of individual income tax returns.
  • Prepared schedules needed for annual federal and states income tax returns.
  • Prepared federal and state corporate estimated tax payments and federal consolidated and various state corporate income tax returns.
  • Reviewed and reconciled income tax returns for domestic and international divisions.
  • Performed monthly bank reconciliations and prepared quarterly non-income tax returns.
  • Prepared consolidated income tax returns for affiliated corporations.

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17. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Managed the month-end/year-end close process including revenue recognition, divisional profitability and cost analysis, variance analysis and backlog reports.
  • Prepared and reviewed consolidated quarterly statutory reporting package according to EEC and management guidelines, including detailed variance analysis.
  • Prepared budget to actual variance analysis and assisted operators with yearly budget preparation.
  • Review financial performance against budget/forecast and prepare monthly commentary on variance analysis.
  • Improved budgeting methods for manufacturing production and reporting variance analysis.
  • Prepared financial statement variance analysis and gross profit by product.
  • Introduced department heads to budget process and variance analysis reporting.
  • Provided variance analysis reports for Regional and Community chapters monthly.
  • Produced monthly variance analysis and explanation for material differences.
  • Presented quarterly reporting and variance analysis for these markets.
  • Managed daily cash forecasts and periodic variance analysis.
  • Prepared variance analysis for upper management review.
  • Performed variance analysis on global financial statements.
  • Conducted monthly financial statement variance analysis.
  • Prepare variance analysis for billed vs. collected vs. write off amounts and how it relates to cost status and license fees.
  • Prepared three-year plan and revenue forecasts, annual operating and capital budgets, financial reporting, and variance analysis.
  • Provide key insights in business planning for budgeting, forecasting, and actual to budget variance analysis.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly P&L variance analysis and commentary, Develop sales profitability models.
  • Monitor changes between budget, projection and actual results and provide trend and variance analysis.
  • Process an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close and variance analysis.

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18. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Oversee the monthly financial close process, business and account analysis and ensuring financial results are delivered accurately and timely.
  • Refined monthly close processes to reduce frequency and impact of period-end adjustments, gaining overall departmental efficiency and accuracy.
  • Managed monthly financial close process and statutory reporting for five property & casualty insurance companies.
  • Improved usability of monthly financial information by establishing a 4-day monthly book close process.
  • Controlled and coordinated one-day close process and results analysis for top management.
  • Designed SharePoint department homepage, increased visibility month-end close processes.
  • Trimmed eight days from monthly close process by standardizing the journal entry process and defining roles and responsibilities for accounting staff.
  • Planned, directed, and executed monthly and yearly close processes in support of a $2.1B, 8,000 employee division.
  • Implemented new Ad revenue recording and reconciliation process to shorten the monthly close process, reporting and reconciliation of Ad revenue.
  • Restructured the month end close process enabling a revenue flash EOD+1 and final P&L and BS by EOD+3.
  • Reduced month-end close process from 8 days to 3 days on non-quarter and 10 days to 4 days on quarter.
  • Reduced monthly close process by several weeks along with creating analysis reports for give to the trustee board.
  • Review and approve tasks within the month-end close process and compile financial reporting for all levels of management.
  • Coordinated consolidating monthly close process throughout organization; streamlined monthly close from three weeks to eight business days.
  • Cut monthly close process time 50%, while increasing financial reporting output, timeliness and accuracy.
  • Reviewed and streamlined in-house accounting policies and practices which decreased the month-end close process by 5 days.
  • Managed the monthly close process, including the consolidation of home and field office accounting databases.
  • Reduced cycle time of financial close process by an average of three days or 20%.
  • Accelerated the month-end close process to the 6th business day, financial reporting on the 10th.
  • Led cross-functional reporting team identifying 52 unique data gathering components of the monthly hard/soft close process.

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19. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Created a reconciliation process between the financial system and donation system improving the financial reporting with accurate revenue recognition.
  • Managed implementation of Project Profitability Review initiative, transitioning from cost-based revenue recognition to units completed revenue recognition.
  • Established Revenue Recognition guidelines within acquired companies, which included developing Performance Delivery Model and Proportional Performance Model.
  • Reviewed all account reconciliations to include fixed asset management, payroll reconciliation, and revenue recognition.
  • Directed involvement with Accounting Policy for revenue recognition and deferred revenue accounting treatment.
  • Maintained accountability for the proper timing and application of revenue recognition rules.
  • Developed Revenue Recognition policies and procedures for the National Account Services business.
  • Established and analyzed royalty portfolio revenue recognition, receivable and reserve requirements.
  • Implemented new revenue recognition procedures to resolve improper recognition of sales.
  • Provided revenue recognition training to accounting staff in international entities.
  • Developed International Revenue Recognition policy for all international properties.
  • Manage consolidations, revenue recognition and fixed assets.
  • Streamlined processes and procedures associated with revenue recognition and project setup which reduced the monthly close cycle by 4 days.
  • Managed the company's financial reporting, revenue recognition, accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll functions.
  • Work directly and daily with all levels of staff to ensure proper revenue recognition and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Well versed in SAB 101, SAB 104, SOP 97-2, and EITF-0021 to determine Company revenue recognition methodologies.
  • Reduced government collections from 90-120 days to less than 30 days by instituting process to bill immediately after revenue recognition.
  • Led three departments comprised of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Project Setup, to include revenue recognition.
  • Developed and delivered software revenue recognition training on revenue criteria, multiple element arrangements, deal structuring, etc.
  • Promoted and responsible for financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, revenue recognition, cash receipts, and disbursements.

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20. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Performed due diligence and successfully integrated all financial reporting responsibilities from six acquisitions over a two year period.
  • Helped organization diversify through acquisitions as member of team performing due diligence on companies to potentially purchase.
  • Initiated and developed written summary of analysis and due diligence of existing and potential new investments.
  • Assist the investment banking analysts in due diligence and preparation of forecasting models for management analysis.
  • Performed due diligence on potential acquisitions and managed accounting and integration for acquisitions.
  • Managed two operations analysts and supervised one operational due diligence analyst.
  • Include involvement in due diligence and other activities surrounding acquisitions/dispositions.
  • Performed extensive financial due diligence on several acquisition candidates.
  • Assisted with acquisition analysis and due diligence activity.
  • Prepare due diligence financial analysis for potential acquisitions.
  • Participated in due diligence review of Ziff-Davis acquisition.
  • Performed due diligence procedures for targeted acquisitions.
  • Collect bids, conduct due diligence, analyze data, and recommend the most prudent plan of action for investments.
  • Developed financial exhibits for due diligence performed during acquisition by a publicly owned entity (Express Scripts, Inc.).
  • Performed financial due diligence for acquisition candidates and various other special financial projects as assigned by the VP of Finance.
  • Completed due diligence process to select outsourcing firm and bank to comply with company policy and to minimize risk.
  • Recommended improvement and enhanced effectiveness of the due diligence and integration process for the second acquisition in FY 2010.
  • Played key role to market the company for sale, complete due diligence and take the company private.
  • Performed due diligence for 80 real estate transactions for restaurant purchases, sales & sale leasebacks.
  • Key contributor in due diligence, including data room with over 25,000+ pages of information.

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21. Audit Procedures

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Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Increased accuracy of royalty accounting and reporting by applying strategic audit procedures, automation, and additional reconciliation procedures.
  • Implement internal audit procedures while completing inventory control functions and financial operations.
  • Developed audit procedures for shrinkage control and procedure implementation.
  • Redesigned Inventory and Fixed Asset audit procedures.
  • Developed internal audit procedures to utilize in the review of hotel operations, to ensure compliance with standard operating procedure.
  • Established audit procedures that subsequently led to an outstanding internal audit rating in the Cargo division.

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22. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Managed a business with 80% revenue growth without need for additional Accounting department staffing.
  • Partnered with VP Operations to identify new opportunities for revenue growth and cost reduction.
  • Earned a reputation as a finance executive in formulating corporate strategies to drive revenue growth and performance improvement.
  • Defined and implemented a costing methodology/model that allowed the service delivery organization to achieve 300% revenue growth.
  • Developed budgets, analyzed financial data and leveraged multiple avenues for annual revenue growth.
  • Identified areas of targeted revenue growth and implemented solutions focused on cost reduction/containment.

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23. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Reviewed the accounting input across 10 different QuickBooks accounts for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Initiated and effectively managed planning and approval stages of the conversion of Quicken/QuickBooks process to Cost Point web application.
  • Cleaned up accounting in QuickBooks with help of prior accountant who had used different software.
  • Directed all aspects of shift from QuickBooks to SAP; oversaw all technical/functional team requirements.
  • Set up financial system in QuickBooks for 2 new companies started in Oct. 2007.
  • Trained staff of bookkeepers on QuickBooks and performing monthly accounting services for multiple entities.
  • Managed financial transactions and record keeping with strict attention to detail using QuickBooks.
  • Export customer and vendor invoices from our online ordering system to QuickBooks.
  • Team leader for Oracle migration of acquired company from QuickBooks.
  • Worked with and created advanced spreadsheets to talk to QuickBooks.
  • Processed and prepared all aspects of accounting using QuickBooks Software.
  • Calculate and process weekly payroll using QuickBooks Pro.
  • Utilized and proficient in QuickBooks.
  • Implemented QuickBooks Premier Accounting Software with full project cost accounting functionality to accurately report net profit of projects.
  • Provided technical support to franchisees using Quickbooks and Executive Back Office Software reducing accounting expenditures for franchisees by 20%.
  • Maintain company books (3 companies) using QuickBooks and Deltek GCS Premier.
  • Approved/prepared purchase orders and all Axium expense reports with QuickBooks.
  • Prepared specialize reporting in Quickbooks and Excel for Senior Management.
  • Assisted in the implementation of Quickbooks accounting software.
  • Converted start up hospital accounting system information from Quickbooks to Meditech.

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24. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Delivered improvement recommendations and traveled across North America to present BPO service options to CPA professionals through seminars.
  • Audited general ledger accounts, prepared P&L statements and balance sheets, and worked closely with the corporate CPA.
  • Prepared, monitored, managed and reported budget and financial information to Executive team and CPA firm for tax preparation.
  • Managed and reviewed annual preparation of work papers for CPA firm to coordinate federal returns and state franchise returns.
  • Initiated in-house accounting procedures that reduced excessive reliance on CPA firm, resulting in reduced costs to business owners.
  • Prepare annual tax package for federal and state (25) tax return preparation by local CPA firm.
  • Initial preparation of Medicare and Florida Medical Assistance cost reports subsequently reviewed and approved by CPA of record.
  • Ensured compliance in all accounting practices, and supported independent CPA and grant officers in audit process.
  • Provided financial information to an independent CPA for preparation of tax return and annual cost report.
  • Coordinate with CPA firm all necessary information to complete corporate tax returns for this non-profit corporation.
  • Supply detailed tax documentation to outside CPA firm needed to submit accurate corporate returns.
  • Work with CPA annually to prepare tax returns and K-1s for each investor.
  • Planned audit, prepared schedules, and was liaison with outside CPA firm.
  • Assisted CPA in preparation of annual tax return and quarterly tax estimates.
  • Saved considerable time on tax reporting by guiding efforts of external CPA.
  • Worked with outside CPA firm to assure all accounting functions are completed.
  • Reviewed and reconciled accounts in preparation of yearly CPA accounting review.
  • Assist company CPA with backup files and monthly inventory data sheets.
  • Supervised accounting staff, bank reconciliations and financial report for CPA.
  • Served as outside CPA since 1995 and hired full-time in 2007.

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25. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Total direct/indirect reports included 30 professionals.
  • Managed eight direct reports in new position created to implement cost reduction projects, and initiation of strategic planning process.
  • Managed and developed five to six direct and indirect reports including a department manager and several staff accountants.
  • Managed approximately 30 direct and indirect reports, and aided in the development and management of budgets.
  • Managed direct reports (reviewed and approved work, developed, trained, and evaluated).
  • Managed a staff of six direct reports, including an accounting supervisor and administrative personnel.
  • Managed thirteen direct reports for Society, three hospitals, seven shelters, and affiliates.
  • Managed day to day operations and escalations of a team with 8 direct reports.
  • Lead staff of six, including an AP manager with nine direct reports.
  • Supervised and led the work of 2-3 direct reports in the accounting office.
  • Hired, developed and supervised a staff of 30 with 6 direct reports.
  • Managed a team of 31; 5 direct and 26 indirect reports.
  • Prepared and distributed payroll for staff of [5] direct reports.
  • Direct reports include Controllers, Billing clerks, Audit and Purchasing agents.
  • Direct supervision of a staff of 37, with 10 direct reports.
  • Led a team of 3 direct reports and 24 indirect reports.
  • Manage accounting staff of four direct reports and one indirect report.
  • Managed 5 direct reports with total staff responsibility of 26 employees.
  • Manage a team of 22 staff with four direct reports.
  • Directed team of 4 direct reports with 7 indirect reports.

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26. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Develop, analyze, and interpret statistical accounting results in comparing performance against budget and other measures of operating effectiveness.
  • Supported business development by interpreting contracts and developing accounting policy to ensure compliance and proper accounting treatment.
  • Present and interpret benchmark information to senior management and business partners providing recommendations to reduce administrative expenses.
  • Provided leadership to overall research grant activity including interpretation and application of funding guidelines and regulations.
  • Facilitated enterprise-wide project to merge owner-operators to one system reducing costs and resulting in quality reporting.
  • Promoted to oversee the integration of new enterprise and industry initiatives into revenue accounting processes.
  • Apply technical knowledge and possess ability to discuss /analyze/ interpret financial statements.
  • Automated production of Balance Sheets and Operating Statements using Hyperion Enterprise.
  • Managed the implementation of a statewide enterprise asset management system.
  • Managed cost consultation and variance analysis interpretation for Senior Management.
  • Summarized and provided insightful interpretation of budget proposals.
  • Upgraded from Yardi-Enterprise to Yardi-Voyager reporting systems.
  • Managed corporate perpetual inventory quantities.
  • Developed business cases and presented to management with MS PowerPoint to recommend a course of action and implement specific projects.
  • Led finance team in major ERP implementation project in the areas of inventory, accounts payable, and general ledger.
  • Worked closely with division senior management to interpret the financial results, adjusting strategies or processes as deemed appropriate.
  • Created correspondence, reports, presentations and awards using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Implemented JD Edwards OneWorld ERP system which increased efficiency with 10% lower headcount and increased functionality.
  • Reviewed and interpreted company contracts and documents, and counseled CEO on company position and options.
  • Performed third party partner audits, identifying underpaid royalties resulting in significant third party cash settlements.

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27. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Lead of implementation team for a new network-based equity real estate portfolio reporting and analysis package.
  • Communicated regularly with senior management of the real estate, construction, and property management departments.
  • Managed financial reporting for multiple real estate development joint ventures and other investments.
  • Facilitated information gathering and calculation of real estate tax escalations.
  • Managed ten associates, responsible for general ledger close, real estate accounting, budgeting & forecasting, and expense control.
  • Promoted to manage expense processing for Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) while tracking/handling rental receipts for 30+ properties.
  • Head of the accounting department for a real estate investment partnership that purchased and managed various commercial properties.
  • Manage relationship with real estate tax attorney to review annually all assessments to cut cost of property taxes.
  • Facilitate the processing of lease, CAM and real estate tax payments for all US real estate locations.
  • Reported to the VP of Global Tax of this $1.5 billion privately owned real estate brokerage firm.
  • Led the transition process when New York Life Investments acquired McMorgan & Co.'s real estate group.
  • Accelerated the reconciliation and recovery of common area cost, real estate taxes and operating expenses.
  • Maintained financial operations for $5M property and real estate development firm with 17 subsidiary companies.
  • Vacation ownership sales, real estate development, resort property management - Manage accounting department.
  • Directed the recording and reporting of the system's real estate and mortgage portfolios.
  • Review and analysis of the terms of proposed global real estate investment funds.
  • Supervised the accounting and reporting systems for mortgages and equity real estate investments.
  • Managed full spectrum financial reporting for over $100 million of real estate.
  • Review of operating budgets and financial results for private real estate developers.
  • Used One-Site real estate software to accurately account for rental property.

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28. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Designed and created Hospital Patient Billing Brochure and updated Patient Billing Statement for initiative to improve customer service and patient communication.
  • Launched training initiatives for provider relations representatives on several topics including customer service, account reconciliation, and personal development.
  • Evaluated month-end close process to determine if any procedure improvements were necessary to improve accuracy and customer service.
  • Directed the new hire training process, improved customer service and handled insurance carrier negotiations and credentialing management.
  • Maintained a high level of customer service by providing timely and accurate reporting to ancillary departments.
  • Implemented department wide employee awards program recognizing outstanding performance for customer service and innovation.
  • Earned additional responsibility and took on advisory role to Customer Service Center.
  • Maintained customer service levels for both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills both internally and externally.
  • Focused toward enhanced customer service.
  • Directed all accounting activities for $3 billion of annual expenses for the Sales, Marketing and Customer Services operating departments.
  • Fostered a positive customer service environment to ensure high level service to various departments and all levels of staff and management.
  • Served as customer service liaison for hospital customers, including patients, Administrators, Directors, Physicians, and Staff.
  • Reduced excessive staff turnover and customer service issues between a dedicated accounting processing center and the Health Care Division.
  • Manage a staff of 300+ that provides world class customer service to all of our customers.
  • Directed the day-to-day workforce of 25 customer service representatives, 2 supervisors and 4 managers.
  • Respond to usual or escalated student concerns and inquiries while providing excellent customer services.
  • Improved customer service by designing a credit card POS reporting system and extending credit.
  • Served on Finance team responsible for creating and administering a customer service program.
  • Served a key role in the implementation of Customer Service Program.

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29. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Lead team and facilitated acceptance of constantly changing corporate environment as parent company to move toward more centralized functions.
  • Analyzed Internal Control procedures, recommending alternatives for compliance with Division and Parent Company requirements.
  • Perform monthly consolidation and prepare monthly financial statements for parent company and 15 subsidiaries.
  • Provide timely monthly and quarterly reporting to publicly traded parent company.
  • Transitioned and designed files for new Parent company financial submissions.
  • Set up consolidated Hyperion report for transmission to parent company.
  • Participated in budgeting and forecasting requirements of parent company.
  • Prepared consolidated reporting (Hyperion) for parent company in Holland as well as for auditors and government entities.
  • Presented to the President of the worldwide parent company and the President and CEO of Briggs Plumbing Products.
  • Coordinate all financial and tax reporting for the parent company and its affiliates and all homeowner's associations.
  • Led the accounting department to best practice status in operating efficiency with parent company.
  • Compile and present annual company business plan to senior management and parent company.
  • Coordinate and manage the financial reporting to the Parent Company.
  • Prepare financial reports to CFO and Israel parent company.
  • Prepared daily cash flow analysis for parent company.
  • Serve as liaison to parent company.
  • Directed the consolidation of parent company financials and maintained books and records for parent company and approximately 30 subsidiary companies.
  • Coordinate the consolidation of financials with other subsidiary and with parent company.
  • Accelerated month end close by 5 days and year end by 30 days to meet deadlines set by new parent company.

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30. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Supervised and trained Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Education and Special Projects personnel.
  • Assist CFO/ACFO on special projects, financial projects, and analysis for hospital operations.
  • Managed budget, five and ten-year plan presentations, and special projects.
  • Assisted in special projects as requested by the CFO and department managers.
  • Complete special projects as requested by upper management.
  • Assisted the interim CFO in special projects.
  • Perform special projects and assignments as assigned.
  • Handled multiple special projects as need basis.
  • Create FRX reports for special projects.
  • Assist CFO on special projects/analysis.
  • Managed to completion special projects.
  • Directed and participated in special projects as required including, Complete re-write of the IT system supporting reinsurance.
  • Assist in policy and procedure review and formation Special projects for Senior Vice President/CFO and Asst.
  • Worked with Assistant Controller on special projects and ad hoc reporting.
  • Assist Vice President Administration & Finance with special projects.
  • Perform special projects as required.

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31. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Supervised Company payroll and allocations using ADP software.
  • Delivered timely and accurate ADP payroll processing.
  • Adopted ADP EZ Labor Management and integrated with ADP PayeXpert systems reducing hourly employee payroll processing time by 1 day.
  • Assumed responsibility for the payroll department which oversaw the weekly processing of ADP payroll for over 250 employees.
  • Supervised the conversion of the ADP payroll and benefits to a PEO company known as TriNet.
  • Approved all time sheets, as well as, entered time into ADP for payment.
  • Update of vacation and personal time accrual required new programming and upgrade to ADP.
  • Manage and maintain ADP payroll system to ensure the accuracy of payroll reports.
  • Integrated HR software with ADP payroll and MAS 90 General Ledger.
  • Process time cards and payroll through ADP.
  • Handled payroll function through ADP.
  • Processed payroll for 60+ employees bi-weekly using Automatic Data Processing (ADP).Administrative:Handled personnel actions including PTO requests.
  • Upgraded Accountmate G/L system, converted department from DOS/Lotus to Windows/Excel, converted payroll from in-house to ADP system.
  • Create standards for payroll processing system and create payroll import system from ADP download reports to Epicor General Ledger.
  • Direct Payroll department for large retail operation with 2000 employees utilizing ADP Payforce, managing staff of 2.
  • Implemented and managed Unanet time sheet system, ADP payroll system, and bank reporting systems.
  • Implement and transition from in-house payroll using Deltek GCS Premier to ADP payroll system.
  • Helped to implement Deltek GCS and Time and Expense from QuickBooks and ADP timekeeping.
  • Managed and successfully implemented ADP GL payroll and Clearview interface project.
  • Coded ADP transactions for uploaded journal entry of multi-state payroll.

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32. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Developed, reviewed and communicated compelling business cases that supported financially and operationally justified strategic corporate initiatives and process improvements.
  • Directed multiple regional teams in structured process improvement efforts to streamline the monthly closing cycle and financial reporting requirements.
  • Prepared monthly reporting deck outlining performance matrix, accuracy & timeliness of task completion & process improvements.
  • Directed business process improvement analyses to optimize field operations effectiveness and improve organizational decision support.
  • Issued the consolidated audited financial statement Implemented process improvements and procedures to reduce closing schedule.
  • Collaborate with executive team on overall process improvement, strategic planning and decision making.
  • Participated in multiple general ledger conversion, master data standardization and process improvement projects.
  • Evaluated current processes, performed quality analysis, and implemented continuous process improvements.
  • Evaluated business monthly operations and identified areas for cost control and process improvement.
  • Increase efficiency in closing procedures by developing and implementing process improvement initiatives.
  • Implemented automated and non-automated process improvements allowing 2 position reductions in accounting.
  • Streamlined financial activities, introduced process improvements, and enhanced overall efficiency.
  • Drive process improvements by enhancing control objectives and service line productivity.
  • Implemented collections process improvements that accelerated cash receipts and decreased DSO.
  • Implemented process improvements to increase efficiency and data integrity.
  • Drive global generation financial process improvement and standardization.
  • Motivated the department and created process improvements that led to seasonal sales increase of 20% and instituted real time reconciliation.
  • Managed multiple process improvement projects successfully, including a new T&E system and new corporate credit card program.
  • Interact closely with key management staff to foster process improvements for a uniform flow of financial transactions and reporting.
  • Served as project manager for all Accounting related projects, working with IT on 20+ process improvement initiatives.

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33. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Assisted with budgeting process, including monthly budget variance review meetings with business units and provide management with over/under explanations.
  • Review internal accounting processes to identify areas of improvement and ensure appropriate accounting practices at all business units.
  • Advise individual business units on overall budgets including marketing, fixed assets, operational expenses and volumes.
  • Centralized all general accounting functions for 35 business units nationwide.
  • Improved consistency of accounting between strategic business units.
  • Provide all necessary data to key executives to assist in developing the organization's planning and execution across all business units.
  • Participated on Oracle R12 system integration and HFM/TM1 reporting globally across all regions and business units implementing all Oracle Financial modules.
  • Directed accounting functions of nine warehouses, a staff of eight and two business units with 24 P/Ls.
  • Instituted monthly conference calls with relevant business units to manage corporate responses to new bankruptcies and payment defaults.
  • Managed Federal and State/Local Income Tax compliance teams for 14 business units spear within 40 legal entities.
  • Directed all aspects of finance and accounting for this provider of building supplies with multiple business units.
  • Build and maintain very strong internal business relationships within Finance and the supporting business units.
  • Processed accounts payable for 7 different business units with various interfaces and automated payment methods.
  • Participated in SAP accounting implementation for all business units throughout the United States.
  • Key liaison between Corporate and the business units on accounting matters.
  • Coordinate monthly pre-close meeting with business units & finance to ensure financial results are accurate and complete.
  • Directed bonus/commission functions for more than 3,500 people throughout multiple business units within Adecco.

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34. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Prepared and presented monthly management reports to executive management and supervised relevant data compilation for 10-Q and 10-K disclosures.
  • Formulate departmental strategies, advise executive management of process improvements, and implement plans to achieve objectives.
  • Advised executive management on accounting implications of in-licensing agreements with collaborations and co-promoters of products.
  • Developed vision based on best practices and presented results to executive management for implementation.
  • Monitored and analyzed variances between provisional and actual indirect rates for executive management action.
  • Oversee treasury management and implemented a weekly cash flow report shared with executive management.
  • Complete cash management analysis to executive management for forecasting and funding requirements.
  • Prepared consolidated financial reports for distribution to Joint Boards and executive management.
  • Reported quarterly significant accounting matters to executive management and Audit Committee.
  • Performed special variance analysis for executive management.
  • Presented results to executive management team.
  • Performed various analysis for executive management.
  • Collaborated with key members of executive management daily to implement financial strategies for the success of all insurance pools.
  • Worked with internal staff to determine gaps in performance, and advised executive management on actionable solutions.
  • Directed all aspects of accounting and reporting and served on the Executive Management Team.
  • Assisted Executive management with designing accounting reporting for proposals to be presented to clients.
  • Provide and present monthly financial data analysis and reporting to board members and executive management.
  • Prepared financial reporting package and reviewed financials with executive management.
  • Prepare global internal financial reports for $100 Million global Maptek operations for CEO and global executive management team.
  • Assisted Executive Management team with developing business models to maximize reimbursement from third party payors using unit cost analysis.

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35. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Implemented payroll/human resource management software, organizing and automating all functions, resulting in headcount reduction and overall cost savings.
  • Worked with operational leaders in negotiations for strategic sourcing arrangement and development of related processes that enabled significant cost savings.
  • Key Accomplishments Directed teams that developed procedures to decrease excessive utilization and realized cost savings.
  • Generated an 18% cost savings to the company by reducing selling, general and administrative and research and development expenses.
  • Implemented numerous process improvements providing cost savings and value added to ACMH (separate list of improvements attached).
  • Implemented conversion from manual to paperless filing and reporting which resulted in a substantial cost savings to the Company.
  • Managed financial audits and quarterly reviews using effective coordination and processes resulting in 10% cost savings.
  • Outsourced the payroll processing and payroll tax functions of the company resulting in net cost savings.
  • Negotiate with Vendors to achieve optimum cost savings on goods for resale, products and supplies.
  • Recognized cost savings and reductions company-wide in areas such as paper costs, leases and supplies.
  • Serve as a member of the Senior Management Team and co-chair the Corporate Cost Savings Committee.
  • Cost savings over 250 thousand dollars due to negotiation of long term medical agreements.
  • Established central services function resulting in annual cost savings in excess of $2million.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities while streamline processes to reduce waste and minimize redundancy.
  • Negotiated new contract with payroll provider at 18% cost savings.
  • Identified cost savings and improved value through negotiations.
  • Oversee and support the Cost Savings initiatives.
  • Integrated accounting operations of acquired companies, achieving cost savings and process efficiencies.
  • Absorbed the processing of short term mission trips enabling the cost savings of a full time staff person in Christian Ministries.
  • Designed reports in the Oracle environment that resulted in substantial cost savings through financial reporting efficiencies.

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36. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Produced statistical reports on a monthly basis as needed to comply with auditing information necessary to complete certified financial audit.
  • Deliver financial statements on time with appropriate explanations on a monthly basis to senior management.
  • Reviewed account reconciliations of general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Interacted extensively with senior executives in Finance, Planning, Operations, Office Services and global IT on a monthly basis.
  • Balance sheet accounts are maintained, analyzed, and reconciled on a monthly basis with all issues reviewed and resolved timely.
  • Prepared financial highlights on a monthly basis and presented financial updates quarterly for the Board of Directors and executive management.
  • Present financial information packets for 8 associations for the Taylor Morrison BOD on a monthly basis.
  • Perform and review variance and budget analysis on a monthly basis for 300 profit centers.
  • Reconcile cash bank accounts on a monthly basis between bank statement and general ledger.
  • Handled review of expenses on a monthly basis to ensure company stayed on budget.
  • Reconciled bank accounts, credit card accounts and other accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Perform bank reconciliation for College's Credit Card account on a monthly basis.
  • Interacted with Treasury to ensure debt covenant compliance on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile College's Payroll bank account on a monthly basis.
  • Declare Imports and Sales Tax reports in a monthly basis.
  • Present financial update to company on a monthly basis.
  • Managed over 70 Accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Trained new Administrators on how to review financials and developed tools to report on a monthly basis.
  • Managed the company-wide consolidation process and review of the financials on a monthly basis.
  • Meet with the Trustee's on a monthly basis to review financials.

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37. Medicare

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Here's how Medicare is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Served as primary contact to bank during systems implementation and resolved matters with Medicare related to provider-based status issues.
  • Coordinated data collection for annual financial audit and Medicare Cost Report.
  • Coordinated preparation of annual Medicare Cost report.
  • Provide strategic direction in all aspects of Medicare plan enrollment, membership, account management, and benefits coordination.
  • Progressed through increasingly responsible roles in overseeing health plan membership operations for family of Medicare Advantage health plan companies.
  • Eliminated previous difficulties associated with cost reporting for both the Medicare and MediCal program.
  • Maintained 100% audit compliance from the Medicare Fiscal Intermediary and internal accounting auditors.
  • Prepared 6 hospital Medicare cost reports resulting in $700K in settlements.
  • Worked with Medicare and other insurance carriers.
  • Administered departmental budget, set and monitored KPIs, and oversaw quality and compliance operations, including coordination of CMS-Medicare submissions.
  • Compiled data and reports for independent auditors; monthly, quarterly and annual surveys, and annual Medicare Cost Report..
  • Staff Accountant / Medicare Biller / Accounts Receivable Collection S.W.A.T.
  • Billed via EMDEON for VA/Medicare billing Claim Status via insurance companies/VA Maintained accounting ledgers and posted account transactions.

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38. Budget Preparation

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Here's how Budget Preparation is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Developed and implemented new spreadsheets and formulas for budget implementation that reduced time budget preparation and compilation.
  • Coordinated budget preparation, consolidated financial reporting, and advised departments on strategic financial plans.
  • Budget preparation and administration, monthly closing of books and Payroll administration.
  • Assisted with departmental budget preparations and analyze budget variances.
  • Assist in budget preparation and updating forecasts as required through complex financial models.
  • Participated in the budget preparation and reviews for my hotels.
  • Assist with budget preparation and analysis of monthly results.
  • Served in an interim role during budget preparation.
  • Budget preparation and presentation to Board of Directors.
  • Assisted the executive board with budget preparation.
  • budget preparation, cash management, and bank reconciliations Supervised staff of nine Annual sales for US Operations of $1.2 million

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39. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Analyzed potential acquisitions and integrated multiple acquired companies into the G/L and financial systems.
  • Provided education and training to Hospital administrators and managers on financial systems.
  • Directed all accounting operations and financial systems and services.
  • Maintained, updated, enhanced all computerized financial systems.
  • Implement worldwide Oracle financial systems for international operations.
  • Reviewed operational and financial systems of retail business.
  • Maintained/enhanced all computerized financial systems.
  • Provide properly installed, updated and functional financial systems to ensure that the financial informational demands of the Company are met.
  • Assisted in the integration of a major acquisition, including financial systems and new personnel.
  • Directed and supervised the installation and maintenance of the required financial systems.
  • Owned financial reporting, including financial systems, recruitment and training.
  • Manage all accounting and financial systems and reporting.
  • Implemented financial systems for JD Edwards conversion.
  • Worked closely with in-house Oracle Financials support team to develop and streamline financial systems and processes.

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40. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Trained staff members on preparing internal reconciliations with monthly computerized statements.
  • Recommended and encouraged appropriate training and professional development for staff members.
  • Coordinated activities of external consultants and managed two staff members.
  • Developed and promoted numerous staff members to higher management positions.
  • Reorganized the Award reporting team of 7 staff members to improve compliance and timeliness of required federal and private financial reporting.
  • Supervised accounting staff members, prepared monthly schedules and evaluations, monitored vacation, PTO and sick leave.
  • Trained and mentored 2 accounting staff members, implementing ongoing changes for continuous improvement mindset.
  • Supervised a staff of 3 full-time and 3 part-time accounting and customer service staff members.
  • Review and track credit card charges for 36 board and staff members for monthly postings.
  • Provided leadership and direction for team of 6 direct reports and 24 staff members.
  • Supervised 20 staff members focused on general ledger, accounts payable, and payroll.
  • Developed documentation and trained various staff members to use the new electronic filing system.
  • Developed and trained 5 staff members on use of new software and procedures.
  • Enhanced staff accountability by championing time management and cross training of staff members.
  • Conducted interviews, training, and annual evaluations for staff members.
  • Supervised staff members performing the accounting functions of the various facilities.
  • Maintain supportive relationships with the club general managers and staff members.
  • Direct and manage four staff members of the finance department.
  • Hire, train and supervise ten staff members.
  • Developed, hired and trained accounting staff members.

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41. IRS

low Demand
Here's how IRS is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Developed first department driven budget planning process providing more efficient and accurate data while promoting departmental ownership.
  • Developed and implemented company's first comprehensive monthly and quarterly reporting system for senior management.
  • Developed company's first electronic internal audit process to improve accuracy of payroll.
  • Distributed a $1.3 million suspense reserve, while revamping the entire financial structure within my first three months of service.
  • Develop job descriptions and recruit candidates from job boards; career fairs and select and interview employees in with department managers.
  • Led conversion project to implement Lawson general ledger software, only local system to close on time first month following go-live.
  • Realized 20% improvements in employee satisfaction scores in all aspects of Director and Leadership in first full year of employment.
  • Collaborate with Financial Aid, Student and Academic Affairs, Book Store to ensure transactions are posted accurately and timely.
  • Discovered and recovered $70,000 in under-billed federal receivables through extensive analysis within the first five months with the organization.
  • Provided guidance in the establishment of the company including preparation of all local, state, and IRS forms.
  • Note: Eagle Support's accounting system was determined to be adequate for the first time under my direction.
  • Developed and established the first accounting aptitude test sanctioned by the union for all employees hired in accounting.
  • Created and implemented a first time budget process for over 20 departments, 150 stores and a website.
  • Implemented Federal Excise Tax savings initiative resulting in over $1M in savings during the first twelve months.
  • Reduced expenses by 30% in the first year, primarily taxes, insurance and travel expenses.
  • Established DCAA approved Initial Forward Pricing Rates and submitted first Incurred Cost Claim to support DCAA requirements.
  • Reduced 10 Audit Comments to 3, receiving a clean audit opinion in first year of operation.
  • Rolled out first employee handbook distributed to employees so that all company policies were clear and documented.
  • Helped 6 employees advance to supervisors by co-developing and leading first leadership training course for veteran seniors.
  • Manage IRS audits, Franchise Tax Board Audits, Sales Tax Audits as well as EDD audits.

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42. Corporate Office

low Demand
Here's how Corporate Office is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Directed & maintained retail financial communication and control with property divisions and corporate offices.
  • Coordinated with accounting staff at corporate office for monthly corporate financial reporting.
  • Provided corporate officers and Board with pertinent cost reports, tax information, and various other financial reports.
  • Coordinated all external and internal audits for all business units as well as the corporate office.
  • Implemented a fiscal year-end change from 5/31 to 6/30 involving coordination with the corporate office.
  • Provided accurate and timely information to Manufacturers, GM's and the Corporate Office.
  • Provided support to corporate office for all phases of year-end closing and audits.
  • Managed all accounting functions for corporate office and oversaw bookkeeping for eight subsidiaries.
  • Acted as liaison between hotel manager and accounting staff and corporate office.
  • Implemented both corporate office and on-site conversion to AMSI software.
  • Report revenue details to department managers and corporate office.
  • Reported revenue to Corporate Office.
  • Developed and implemented plan to consolidate all transactional processing units into corporate office.
  • Prepare and monitor intra-company activity with other facilities and corporate office.
  • process sales reports weekly and monthly royalty reports and quarterly financial reports to the corporate office.

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43. Department Heads

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Here's how Department Heads is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Assisted department heads, reviewed and summarized results for management for budgets and mid-year projections for approximately 150 departments.
  • Partnered with department heads to create annual operating budgets and assisted with quarterly re-forecasts.
  • Analyzed accounts monthly and performed ratio analyses for distribution to various department heads.
  • Mentored department heads and employees on proper accounting procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Collaborated with other department heads on budget planning and development.
  • Develop, in concert with other department heads, corrective actions necessary to clear accounts held for bill release.
  • Communicated and trained all department heads for adherence to corporate policies and procedures; supervise one accounting assistant.
  • Improved accuracy and timeliness by identifying gaps in processes and working with department heads to obtain better information.
  • Communicated with hospital administration and campus department heads on financial matters, including tax returns and cost reports.
  • Prepared monthly P&L variance analyses and discussed material variances with department heads.
  • Collaborate with department heads to discuss budget status, operational issues and financial concerns.
  • Provided technical accounting guidance, training and development to the department heads and staff.
  • Assisted department heads in formulation of department budget, cost reports, etc.
  • Work with department heads to report on and develop capital spending budgets.
  • Assisted department heads on yearly budget.
  • Educated department heads on revenue recognition and complex accounting issues including how to analyze revenue drivers and increase revenue.
  • Act as liaison between accounting and other department heads as well as external advisors.

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44. Peoplesoft

low Demand
Here's how Peoplesoft is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Analyzed all accounts associated with downstream operations and efficiently utilized Right Angle and PeopleSoft accounting systems.
  • Implemented a company-wide end-to-end Oracle/PeopleSoft solution.
  • Led the planning, selection and implementation of the PeopleSoft financial management system and the Eagle STAR/PACE portfolio accounting system.
  • Led conversion from PeopleSoft HRIS to the Cyborg payroll system with a 98% accuracy rate for initial payroll processing.
  • Spearheaded the deployment of the PeopleSoft Cash Management Module as part of the statewide streamlined banking initiative.
  • Lead the modification of PeopleSoft in order to comply with new Mexican Government reporting requirements.
  • Led team of 21 on a successful implementation of PeopleSoft ERP system in 2008.
  • Implemented Time and Labor PeopleSoft module for time tracking of US employees.
  • Completed the upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.1 in 2011.
  • Assisted in upgrade of PeopleSoft for Accounting Department.
  • Created custom reports using PeopleSoft nVision module for the dissemination of financial data for use by department heads and financial officers.
  • Implemented FAS133 accounting for derivatives, Sarbanes-Oxley, accelerated close, and Peoplesoft 8.8 upgrade.
  • Manage and administer the Peoplesoft accounting system and GL team.
  • Developed Hotwire's Oracle reports and handled mapping of Oracle to Hyperion and Peoplesoft for parent company reporting and accounting.

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45. Ifrs

low Demand
Here's how Ifrs is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Prepare and review monthly consolidated financial report (40 subsidiaries) based on IFRS.
  • Compose and present technical papers with respect to the application of IFRS.
  • Monitor IAI NA accounting policies are compliant with IFRS.
  • Strategized and directed the conversion to IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) of a multi-national 18 billion EUR food retailer.
  • Completed IFRS readiness review and presented company status to senior management.
  • Performed preliminary IFRS evaluations related to fixed assets.

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46. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Managed finance and accounting functions for energy storage and power delivery solutions manufacturer with annual sales of $100 million.
  • Second Largest distributor of Propane in the United States annual sales greater than $2 billion.
  • Directed Demand Planning and Manufacturing operations for 3,000+ items and $500M in annual sales.
  • Prepare and monitor annual sales and capital expenditure projections as well as budgets for operating and administrative expenses.
  • Generated annual sales forecasts, secured lines of credit-foreign and domestic, developed and implemented global marketing strategies.
  • Managed and governed successful start up of $380M Gas & Power assets, with annual sales of $1.5B.

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47. ACH

low Demand
Here's how ACH is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Monitored financial performance of each program office and inpatient units and reports variances to senior management based upon designated reporting schedule.
  • Achieved increased financial control and compliance by developing and/or enhancing several policies and procedures, which became organizational best practices.
  • Implement and integrate necessary processes and procedures to achieve strategic goals, improve performance and maximize efficiency.
  • Analyzed company operations and developed new processes and procedures to achieve maximum efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Demonstrated articulate detail with each client providing stellar customer relations; performed all general accounting functions.
  • Started as an accounting clerk and was promoted to positions of increasing responsibility until reaching Director.
  • Pursue best practice process improvements in each area and collaborate with interfacing organizations.
  • Prepared Consolidated Statements of Parishes/Schools for CFO including Assessment calculation each year.
  • Supervised monthly financial reports, Statutory Quarterly and Annual Statements and attachments.
  • Formulated departmental goals and directed activities toward achievement of those goals.
  • Partnered with internal customers to achieve and report on strategic initiatives.
  • Continued financial management of expanding outreach grant programs for Community Health.
  • Provided updates regarding project milestone achievements and issues requiring management attention.
  • Restructured internal audit program and approach to have an operational focus.
  • Monitored inventory performance and directed appropriate corrections to achieve sales forecasts.
  • Developed highly skilled corporate accounting team to achieve established objectives.
  • Automated resident ACH monthly drafts which significantly upgraded processing efficiency.
  • Identify individual employees and provide coaching catered towards motivation.
  • Implemented travel and expenses image attachment and targeted auditing.
  • Perform business review meetings with operations management each period.

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48. Medicaid

low Demand
Here's how Medicaid is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Supported successful bid and implementation of Nebraska Medicaid business.
  • Prepared Medicare/Medicaid Cost Reports for hospital and subsidiary.
  • Delivered approved Medicaid billing to fiscal unit.
  • Certified in Medicaid Compliance and Documentation.
  • Prepared required forms and forward them to DDMS upon receipt of Medicaid remittance voucher.
  • Reviewed Medicare and Medicaid compliance and reimbursement rates with a goal of maximizing revenue.
  • Billed Medicaid monthly for Residents room & Board through the Florida Web Portal.
  • Supervised accounting staff of 14, including Medicare and Medicaid billing processors.
  • Uncovered billing discrepancies that held up Medicaid and Med wavier payments.
  • Managed Medicare, Medicaid and third-party billing and reporting systems.
  • Prepare the Special Education Medicaid Quarterly and Annual Financial Reports.
  • Operate Medicaid billing processes through MMIS portal.
  • Assisted with Medicaid and Medicare Audits Review accounts receivable aging schedules for credit balances and ensure refunds are issued.
  • Performed fiscal control functions, such as account payables, account receivables, Medicaid billing, and payroll.
  • Analyzed computations of projected per diems for Medicaid and Medicare.

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49. FAS

low Demand
Here's how FAS is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Provided expertise to the accounting departments regarding SFAS 128 and share-based payment transactions by creating formalized accounting policies.
  • Design an innovative comprehensive accounting program to position company for fast-track growth.
  • Created a new Excel spreadsheet format to streamline the process for calculating and preparing the FAS 109 income tax provision.
  • Conducted internal training sessions on various technical accounting topics, such as SFAS 141(r) and SFAS 52..
  • Lease Management (FAS13 & 143) which included over 4500 leases & system implementation utilizing Oracle.
  • Managed all aspects of accounting and financial reporting related to FAS 109 and FIN 48.
  • Reviewed goodwill on an annual basis for impairment in accordance with FASB 141 and 142.
  • Determined both FIN 48 and FAS 109 position and status for the public company.
  • Eliminated forfeiture of early pay vendor discounts by implementing a fast track payment process.
  • Traveled to DFAS and other governmental agencies within the US to resolve contractual Disputes.
  • Fast growing parking lot maintenance company providing services to the greater Denver area.
  • Headed the FAS 109 automation project implementing TaxStream (now OneSource) software.
  • Transitioned fixed assets from a manual excel process to management in FAS system.
  • Eliminated outsourcing of accounting for FAS 140 compliance, saved $120K annually.
  • Fashion Wholesaler/Retailer with over $90M in gross revenues and 550 employees.
  • Performed FAS123R calculations and used Equity Edge software for stock plan administration.
  • Installed a FAS system to maintain information on all Fixed Assets.
  • Researched and prepared analysis of FAS 144 -Impairment of Asset Value.
  • Managed the recording and depreciation of all fixed assets using FAS
  • Created FASB 13 lease schedule for all property leases.

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50. Company Policies

low Demand
Here's how Company Policies is used in Accounting Director jobs:
  • Coordinated monthly close activities between finance, sales, production areas, and ensured compliance to company policies and procedures.
  • Ensured compliance with the contractual requirements and company policies and procedures for the locations, field support and accounting group.
  • Enforced compliance to company policies and guidelines, audit requirements, terms of sale, and contractual arrangements.
  • Led team of 35 employees to ensure compliance with IFRS, company policies and monthly close process.
  • Assisted in writing and implementing a new company policies and procedures handbook.
  • Accounted for company's fixed asset expenditures ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Created company Policies and Procedures and Schedule of Authority manuals.
  • Processed and assisted all new employees with company policies.
  • Updated and maintained company policies and practices.
  • Developed intercompany policies and procedures.
  • Train or instruct employees in job duties or company policies or arrange for training to beprovided.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Accounting Director

General Ledger Accounts19.7%
Financial Statements12.3%
External Auditors11.1%
Ensure Compliance8.7%
Internal Controls5.1%
Gaap4.8%
Accounts Receivables4.2%
Balance Sheet4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Accounting Director

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
15.4%
15.4%
2
2
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
9.7%
9.7%
3
3
External Auditors
External Auditors
8.7%
8.7%
4
4
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
6.8%
6.8%
5
5
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
4%
4%
6
6
Gaap
Gaap
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Human Resources
Human Resources
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
SOX
SOX
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
2%
2%
14
14
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Oversight
Oversight
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Close Process
Close Process
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
CPA
CPA
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1%
1%
26
26
ERP
ERP
1%
1%
27
27
Real Estate
Real Estate
1%
1%
28
28
Customer Service
Customer Service
1%
1%
29
29
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
ADP
ADP
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Business Units
Business Units
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Medicare
Medicare
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Budget Preparation
Budget Preparation
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Corporate Office
Corporate Office
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Department Heads
Department Heads
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Peoplesoft
Peoplesoft
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Ifrs
Ifrs
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
ACH
ACH
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Medicaid
Medicaid
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
FAS
FAS
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.4%
0.4%

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