Director of Accounting

Location US-TX-Austin
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vtalent is partnering with one of our clients based in Austin, TX, who is seeking a Director of Accounting to join their team.  In this position, you will direct firm wide financial operations, lead the Accounting team, and serve as a key member of the Executive Committee. This is a unique opportunity to join a distinguished landscape architecture and urban planning firm and support the purpose of making the earth a more memorable place


Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee project accounting including jobs cost analysis, jobs maintenance, monthly project reporting, and performance against budgets
  • Oversee the Ajera accounting system, including the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing and ad hoc reporting
  • Accurate and timely completion of monthly financial statements for main company and additional entities and reporting to the President and CFO
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements and work-papers
  • Oversee outsourced payroll processing, employee benefits, audits and related external reporting for company of more than 100 employees
  • Responsible for monitoring accounts receivable and collections
  • Supervise department staff and coordinate workflow across departments
  • Develop internal reporting and metrics to access departmental performance
  • Oversee reporting for ESOP
  • Coordinate development of budgets and forecasts with the executive team
  • Develop and present board reporting packages
  • Participate as a collaborative member of the senior management team
  • Monitor internal controls, develop new processes as needed, and maintain documentation of all processes throughout the company
  • Special projects as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA a plus
  • Strong computer skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft office, particularly Excel
  • Demonstrated expertise in a project based software, preferably Ajera or another Deltek product
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Working experience with and a full understanding of job costing
  • Team player, free thinker, authentic, inquisitive, inclusive, collaborative


vtalent is a national search and staffing firm offering customized solutions to our clients and professional representation of our candidates. Qualified candidates will be contacted and screened before being submitted to any of our client companies.  vtalent is a vcfo company with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and Denver.


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