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Director of Finance in Irvine, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/8/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: 2115436

Responsible for the managing various Accounting functions. Ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. Provides leadership and supervision to the Finance and Accounting staff.

Essential Duties:
* Directs and oversees various Accounting functions including revenue and expense recognition, cash management, general ledger accounting and regulatory reporting.
* Prepares and reviews financial planning process for budgeting, forecasting, and long-range strategies.
* Generates and distributes monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting. Reviews and analyzes monthly financial statements and explains variances to budget, forecast and prior year.
* Develops, analyzes and implements necessary internal controls and processes improvements.
* Ensures legal and regulatory compliance to GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and SEC for all accounting functions and financial reporting.
* Prepares and ensures accurate Federal & State other applicable tax compliance and reporting.
* Directs and oversees periodic audits of key operational processes.
* Provides leadership and direction to the Finance & Accounting staff by setting goals, objectives, performance criteria, and departmental standards.
* Implements processes and controls for new business activities including documenting the evaluation and analysis of relevant GAAP.
* Assists CFO in establishing major economic objectives and policies for the company, and prepares reports that outline the company's financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present and future operations.
* Prepares reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations as well as those reports required by regulatory agencies.
* Works in conjunction with senior management to ensure proper knowledge of all relative compliance topics, monitor activities and report issues. Follow directions from management and Chief Compliance Officer for resolution of issues.
* Other duties may be assigned

Education and/or Experience:
* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Finance or Accounting and 8-15+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Experience working for a publicly traded company with responsibilities for regulatory reporting required.
* CPA certification and public accounting (audit and/or tax) experience strongly preferred.
* Proven supervisory experience.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of appropriate software systems, including MS Office Suite. Strong knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) applicable to the mortgage and banking industry

About Nelson:

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