Stan Hamlet Associates Inc.

60 E. 42 Street, Suite 4600, New York, NY 10165

Finance Director-Financial Reporting and Accounting Policy (Jersey City)

Finance Director-Financial Reporting and Accounting Policy (Jersey City)

Salary commensurate with experience

The Financial Reporting and Accounting group is responsible for financial reporting (subsidiary & consolidated results), regulatory reporting, internal controls, and supporting accounting activities.

Position Summary:

The Finance Director, Finance Reporting and Accounting is primarily responsible for the global direction and coordination of:

  • Financial Reporting (subsidiaries and consolidated results)
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Accounting Policy and Control
  • Technical accounting guidance, etc)

In addition, the Director, Financial Reporting and Accounting is responsible for:

  • Managing a staff of 15 employees
  • Financial Reporting: Timely and accurate financial reporting, supporting internal/external stakeholders
  • Regulatory Reporting: Timely and accurate regulatory reporting, supporting internal/external stakeholders
  • Accounting Operations: Support and Drive high performing operations (month end close, etc)
  • Transparency: Co-lead monthly finance operations meetings; Deliver stakeholders with highlights / information
  • Internal Controls: Build/maintain a superior control environment (risks, control activities, communicate, and monitor)
  • Risk Management: Proactively identify and mitigate risks; Ensure adequate awareness across team
  • Accounting Policies: Create and maintain global accounting policies (US and Local GAAP)
  • Technical Accounting: Proactive research/analysis on matters impacting corporate financial performance
  • Audits: Co-manage relationship with Audit firm; successfully support all audit activities (through annual report)
  • Compliance: Support all internal/external compliance activities
  • Department Operating Performance: Measure and manage efficiency & effectiveness; continuous improvement
  • People: Responsible for effective people management (manage, development, hiring, feedback, engagement, etc)
  • Organization Design: Ensure design optimizes group performance
  • Present, update, and/or advise sr. management, committees, Board on critical matters
  • Ad hoc: numerous activities associated with supporting FP&A, Tax, Treasury and other groups

Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree, CPA and Big 4 experience required. MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 15+ years’ experience financial reporting and accounting (public and private mix)
  • 8+ years Big 4 experience highly preferred
  • Ability to effectively lead operations and maintain a strong control environment.
  • Strategic perspective: conceptual and innovative thinking skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Financial control and Accounting experience in a company with multiple Legal entities (domestic and international).
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP and exposure to IFRS.
  • Ability to develop and manage staff.
  • Ability to work cross functional as well as leverage members of the team that may not be direct reports.


Contact a Stan Hamlet Associate: 212-685-4884