Job Description

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Senior Director of Accounting

  • Job Tag: #LI-LD1
  • Posted: October 12,2022
  • Salary: $230,000

SkyWater is representing one the leading MN based Fortune 500 companies as they look to bring on a Senior Director to oversee the External Reporting and Accounting Policy functions. In this role you will have responsibilities related to the preparation and filing of annual and quarterly Form 10-K and Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You will also manage other complex financial accounting and analysis relating to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 

Our ideal candidate will have 8+ years of accounting experience (preferably with roots in Big 4) and a strong executive presence as you will be communicating with executive leadership on a daily basis. 


  • Coordinate the preparation of external financial reports in compliance with SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements
  • Analyze business transactions and propose accounting treatment
  • Facilitate and support identification of process improvements
  • Prepare drafts of financial statements, footnotes and management’s discussion and analysis
  • Assist in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or in accounting research related to financial statement presentation and disclosures
  • Serve as an effective liaison with external and internal auditors on reporting matters and annual engagement
  • Create and foster a positive working environment within and across functional areas
  • Provide accounting guidance on accounting related matters
  • Research current and emerging accounting issues and implement related accounting policies and procedures
  • Responsible for Transfer Pricing guidelines and policies
  • Involved in Global Consolidation of Financial Statements
  • Assist outside tax preparers with provision and return information
  • Assist with compliance with GAAP and regulatory accounting
  • Prepare accounting analysis and whitepapers

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a CPA certification
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Financial Audit or Reporting
  • Prior experience in Public Accounting with SEC Registered clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written when working with all levels of management and employees, clients, external vendors and other business associates.
  • Ability to clearly communicate directions and information
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under changing priorities and peak workloads
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a trustworthy manner
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct at all times
  • Comfort operating with: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft AX, Windows Operating System, Internet Explorer
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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