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Director of Accounting/Finance in Irvine, CA at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/25/2019

Job Description

Director of Accounting/Finance

At Advantage Solutions, we build people, brands and businesses!

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a Director of Accounting/ Finance to effectively manages the financial operations of the assigned division by managing the accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting, either by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. This role will also review monthly results with Division President and liaise with other corporate departments – IT/Legal/HR/Strategic Sourcing.

Take this opportunity to join Advantage Solutions, North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people and earning competitive pay! Apply today.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a functional leader providing guidance and direction to Accounting team, as well functional expert resolving technical accounting treatment questions.
  • Responsible for the month-end close process and integrity of financial results for the entire division, including P&L and balance sheet.
  • Manage Accounting team including optimizing organizational structure, hiring and developing staff, assigning duties, evaluating performance, and ensuring quality results.
  • Coordinate with AR and AP areas to ensure proper revenue recognition and payment of expenses – be a thought leader in streamlining processes around these functions.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, identifying and implementing best practices in the Accounting and Finance functions.
  • Prepares timely, accurate and succinct reports which summarize, analyze and forecast the division’s business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations; and presents such reports to management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, CPA required; MBA Degree or equivalent job-related experience preferred 
  • 7+ years of related experience in finance
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated in-depth expertise in/knowledge of applications of financial information systems; excellent management skills and proficient interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management, and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.