Director of Finance & Accounting
SkyWater is working on an exciting Director of Finance & Accounting role with a $25M specialty liquor importer. This company is family owned, has been around for 15 years and is growing year after year. This individual will be responsible for leading a small team, making process improvements including system implementations, and being involved in the strategy side of the business. This role is a ~95% work from home opportunity so this person must be able to effectively work independently, but also work well with others and build relationships in a remote fashion.
- Assist with high-level decisions about financial policy and strategy.
- Work with the owners, sales and operations team members to develop operating and strategic plans.
- Transition the company from QuickBooks to a more robust accounting and management system.
- Prepare financial and management reports.
- Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
- Provide documentation to external CPA firm for tax preparation.
- Supervise accounting team and make staffing recommendations.
- Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for the company.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
- CPA or MBA highly preferred
- Strong Finance, Accounting, and Tax background
- Experience in identifying and implementing new technology.
- Experience with wholesale distribution, preferably including international transactions.
- Ability and willingness to dig into details as required.
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