Accounting and Finance

Vice President of Finance and Accounting

Full-time

HireBetter

Vice President of Finance and Accounting Austin Texas

The Role: Vice President of Finance and Accounting
Location: Austin, TX

The Company

HireBetter’s client provides automated lending services to financial institutions. They are ranked among Austin’s fastest-growing, privately held companies. Starting in 2013, our client placed for seven consecutive years on the Austin Business Journal’s Fast 50 list. Additionally, they have been named as a top workplace by both the Austin Business Journal and the Austin American Statesmen.

The Role

The VP of Finance and Accounting will have ownership of all aspects of financial reporting including internal financial statements and external financial statements.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all external reporting is in compliance with US GAAP and the requirements of the SEC
  • Ownership of the quarterly and annual SEC filing process
  • Collaborate with Director of FP&A to deliver monthly internal reporting to meet business stakeholder needs including financial statements, period over period change analysis, cash management, and business KPIs
  • Leadership role in annual budget and quarterly reforecasting process including monthly budget to actual reporting and analysis
  • Leadership role in establishing and maintaining SOX compliant internal controls
  • Ensure internal controls are appropriate to safeguard the company’s assets and maintain financial integrity
  • Collaboration with IT compliance for system, access and change management reviews as well as system integration control
  • Leadership role in accounting team development and team building
  • Manage and oversee the external audit process to ensure smooth and efficient execution of quarterly reviews and the annual audit
  • Ownership for month end close related to areas of responsibility
  • Complex accounting areas including lease accounting, revenue recognition, debt and covenant compliance, equity and share based compensation, consolidating elimination entries
  • Technical guidance implementation and technical memorandums as needed
  • Review of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations for assigned general ledger activity
  • Recommend and assist in implementing continuous improvement techniques to improve productivity and increase efficiencies
  • Lead efforts to make configuration or feature updates within NetSuite to improve accounting efficiencies
  • Implement processes to monitor, evaluate, and improve quality and integrity of the accounting data set
  • Collaborate with IT around integrations between NetSuite and LendPro (own platform) and related validations or reconciliations
  • Cross functional collaboration to facilitate reporting automation through Power BI or other available applications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in finance leadership roles, preferably in the financial technology industry or related sectors.
  • Proven track record of driving financial strategy, planning, and performance in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, with the ability to translate financial data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and develop a diverse team of finance professionals, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Deep understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Experience working with financial technology platforms, systems, and tools is a plus.

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at jobs.hirebetter.com. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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