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VIPdesk Connect 16 days ago
location: remote
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Location:  US Locations; 100% Remote; Part-Time

The Finance Director is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the company. This position involves managing the accounting department’s day-to-day functions, ensuring adherence to US GAAP standards, and maintaining accurate financial records. The Finance Director plays a pivotal role in the month and year-end close processes, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and providing insightful financial analysis. Additionally, this role takes charge of the company’s budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning activities, partnering with various departments to drive informed decision-making and supporting the company’s growth strategies.

* This is a part-time role working up to 29 hours per week. The position is hybrid, working in our Headquarters in Alexandria, VA 2-3 times per week and remotely the other days. * 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Efficiently manage the accounting department’s operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bank reconciliations, and general ledger activities, ensuring compliance with US GAAP
  • Oversee the month and year-end close processes, reconciling balance sheet accounts, validating revenue and expenses, and recording accruals
  • Deliver monthly financial results to the executive team and operational leadership team, including program-specific gross margin data
  • Develop and enforce accounting policies and procedures, such as expense reimbursement, charitable contributions, and fixed assets
  • Continuously evaluate accounting operations to ensure alignment with GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Establish and enforce internal controls to safeguard company assets
  • Collaborate across departments to optimize processes and support operational tasks
  • Manage the financial audit process in coordination with external auditors
  • Work with tax personnel to provide necessary tax support and quarterly tax estimates
  • Mentor and train direct reports, fostering career development
  • Cross-train the accounting team for coverage and skill enhancement
  • Administer the accounting system, QuickBooks

FP&A Responsibilities

  • Lead the preparation of the company-wide annual budget and both short and long-term forecasts
  • Analyze financial statements monthly, monitoring variances against budget/forecast and previous years
  • Collaborate with Operations and Workforce Management to create revenue plans and key performance metrics
  • Serve as the finance point of contact, working cross-functionally with sales, workforce management, and operations to provide financial data and recommendations
  • Maintain pricing and cost analysis for current clients as per contracted terms
  • Support pricing and cost estimates for prospective and existing clients
  • Address client inquiries related to spending status and future needs
  • Develop pricing models aligned with market trends and new product/service offerings
  • Provide various ad-hoc analyses upon request

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in finance and accounting roles, with 3+ years in a managerial capacity
  • CPA
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Proficiency in financial software applications, including QuickBooks and advanced Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail and a high level of critical thinking
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for cross-functional collaboration
  • Expertise in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Solid understanding of tax regulations and compliance
  • Ability to lead and develop a team, fostering professional growth
  • Ability to manage sensitive or confidential information
  • Solid understanding of tax regulations and compliance
  • Must be comfortable working directly with Team Members who work remotely
  • Able to successfully pass a credit, criminal, and employment reference security check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s/MBA degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field

VIPdesk Connect is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of ersity, equity, and inclusion. Our differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities, and talent that our team members invest in their work represent a significant part of not only our culture but our reputation and the company’s achievement. We embrace and maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in all employment practices and decisions, ensuring equal employment opportunities for all qualified iniduals without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

VIPdesk Connect, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V