Robert Half Finance & Accounting Director of Accounting in CLAYTON, Missouri

$155,000+Bonus Director of Corporate Accounting for a large Fortune 500 Company. This client will offer the Director of Accounting a growing, fast paced company that has a good work/life balance, and room for professional advancement. Responsibilities:

  • Manage the period close process including journal entry approval, accruals, analysis and reporting.

  • Report, analyze and explain monthly close results, quarterly projections, annual operating plan and other financial performance in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Coordinate with other accounting teams to analyze and review various inputs to the monthly close process to confirm quality, accuracy and necessary adjustments are recorded.

  • Provide oversight and reporting for capital projects and major initiatives.

  • Manage vendor payment process for corporate departments including receipt, review, approval, general ledger coding and submission to Accounts Payable for payment.

  • Provide support towards coordination and preparation of key performance reports for operations and corporate management.

  • Interact on a regular basis with other departments to prepare reports and respond to inquiries.

  • Staff, train, coach, develop and manage performance of direct reports.

  • Provide support to the Sr. Director, Accounting and Financial System Operations.

  • Evaluate operational functions and provide recommendation for automation and improvement initiatives.

  • Evaluate, maintain and monitor appropriate internal controls.

  • Provide requested information to external audit team.

  • Prepare updates to corporate accounting related policies and procedures in addition to internal control documentation. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting. 8+ years accounting experience, with emphasis in the healthcare or insurance industry. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff. License/Certification: CPA preferred. This client offers more than just medical insurance. The client pays most of your benefits costs and in some cases – they pay 100 percent.

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts (includes health care, dependent care mass transit reimbursement)

  • Short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Basic Life insurance

  • Supplemental AD D

  • Supplemental life insurance

  • Wellness Program Your Financial Future This client offers options that allow you to do more than just plan for retirement.

  • 401(k) retirement with company match

  • Employee stock purchase plan Work and Life This client cares about its employees. And the reason they provide a variety of benefits to our employees to achieve optimum work/life balance.

  • Vacation, Personal and Sick time

  • Paid Company Holidays

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Training and Learning Opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance

  • Service Awards

  • On-site fitness center or discount at local fitness centers (most locations)

  • Discounts for select local and national products and services, including cell phones, computers and more Please contact Morgan Strait - Permanent Placement Recruiter LinkedIn - Email: or call 314-205-1850

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 02420-0010127704

Functional Role: Accounting Supervisor/Mgr/Dir

Country: USA

State: MO


Postal Code: 63105-1804

Compensation: $120,000.00 to $155,000.00 per year

Requirements: Month End Close, Year End Closings, Budgeting - Forecasting, Cash Forecasting, Forecasting, Forecasting Modeling, Special Projects, Projects, General Ledger, Accounting Policy, GAAP - STAT, US GAAP