Direct West Management
San Bruno, CA
Mar 22, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will lead the accounting team, will be able to recommend improvements to the accounting processes that currently exist, and partner with all functional teams to support Company objectives.

The ideal candidate will have broad accounting experience, a proven record executing process improvements, and comfortable "rolling their sleeves up" and leading a team.


Lead preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, ensuring compliance with US GAAP, tax laws, and regulatory requirements.

Manage multiple location activities and proper accounting for all locations.

Manage, develop and mentor a team responsible for revenue recognition, GL, receivables, payables and fixed assets -- strong leadership skills are a requirement.

Set the strategic direction of the controllership function to support search for efficiencies in process and growth.

Build and develop strong relationships with internal and external business partners.

Manage tax preparation and annual reviewed financial statement preparation.

Improve and streamline financial processes. Making recommendations on areas that could save the Company resources

Provide accounting and operational leadership for possible system upgrade and provide feedback for consideration of ERP selection and install.

Key partner in the annual budget process.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelors or Master's Degree in Accounting.

Manufacturing and multiple location experience preferred.

Proven leader with track record of effective coaching and development.

CPA preferred.

7+ years of increasing responsibility in accounting role; Prior team management experience is required.

Strong GAAP accounting knowledge.

Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

Self-motivated and independent with a strong work ethic.

Experience scaling business processes and operating in environments that have achieved meaningful scale.

Attention to detail with ability to frame financial/accounting impact.

We are an EEO/AAP M/F employer. The company hereby incorporates the requirements of 41 C.F.R. Section 60-1.4(a)(7), 60-300.5 and 60-741.5, if applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (EEO) - We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. As such the Company is required by federal and state laws to announce equal opportunity policies on all publications and notices.

Company Description
Recruiting company for mid-small size businesses.

San Bruno, CA


Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:59:37 PDT