Accounting and Finance

Vice President of Accounting



Vice President of Accounting Austin Texas

The Role: VP Corporate Accounting

Location: DFW, TX (preferred) or Austin, TX

The Company

HireBetter’s client is a market-leading integrated technology company delivering equipment, software and services to the senior living industry.

The Role

Reporting to the CFO, the VP Corporate Accounting leads the accounting function, providing accurate and timely data, protecting company assets and enabling streamlined consolidated operations. The ideal candidate must be diligent, efficient, collaborative, and have a deep understanding of GAAP and centralizing processes. If you can effectively manage a team in a dynamic environment while providing excellent client service, leading through example to generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo, you will succeed at guiding the company through its next stage of growth!


Operations & Compliance:

  • Motivate, mentor, and lead by example the accounting teams (divisional and corporate), maximizing individual and team strengths, developing talent where needed and ensuring cross-training; 4 direct reports and full team of 14
  • Centralize, streamline and fortify the Company’s financial processes across business units, ensuring consistent written accounting policies and practices are in place
  • Assist in integrating acquired entities (M&A support), including purchase price allocation earnouts, accounting transition, compliance and tax-related items
  • Supervise order-to-cash and accounts payable activities across all entities, consolidating to drive economies of scale
  • Supervise the compensation (payroll, T&E, and commissions) function across all entities
  • Responsible for tax compliance activities:  direct (income tax – utilizing a 3rd party firm) and indirect taxes (state sales tax)
  • Partner with the purchasing department in analyzing, implementing and monitoring inventory controls to ensure appropriate valuation and capital investments
  • Establish and maintain internal controls over financial reporting and business operations with a focus on continual improvement and automation, investigating and recommending system optimizations
  • Ensure compliance and governance safeguards are in place (Insurance coverage, risk management, business registrations)
  • Establish, monitor and improve department KPIs
  • Assist the CFO and CEO in developing the annual budget, partnering with operations to develop and test budget methodologies and assumptions

Reporting and General Ledger:

  • Direct monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes to deliver timely and accurate financials, giving context to variances and drivers (P&L, BS, Product margins, MRR/ARR rollforwards, project profitability)
  • Ensure that the audited financials are free from misstatement, evaluating and applying US GAAP guidance (e.g. revenue recognition, capitalized labor, deferred costs, purchase accounting, stock compensation, inventory)
  • Maintain the day-to-day banking relationship, reporting and forecasting cash flows
  • Partner with IT to Administer, educate and implement module upgrades for the Company’s ERP tool (currently Sage 100 on premise, with a potential cloud migration)


  • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA), Finance or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or MBA with US GAAP expertise
  • 10+ years total accounting experience with increased management responsibilities, with preference given to those with National CPA firm Audit background
  • M&A lifecycle experience (diligence, transaction, integration) including post-transaction NWC and Escrows
  • Software/Saas experience highly desired, manufacturing a plus
  • Process optimization and automation experience, leveraging technology tools to drive continuous improvement and Centralizing functions across divisions/entities
  • Comprehensive knowledge of US GAAP and experience running an audit
  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems and their interplay with other business systems (CRM, payroll, Accounts Payable, billing, etc). Experience with middle-market ERPs preferred, and implementation/reimplementation experience a plus
  • Possesses strong leadership skills, mentoring skills, organization skills and high energy
  • Willingness to understand complex operations, take a hands-on approach, and partner with staff to optimize results
  • Strategic thinking and project management with a proven track record of taking initiative, setting priorities and ensuring execution
  • Excellent communication, writing, and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with all levels within the organization
  • Proficient in general Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint); Microsoft Access a plus
  • Comfortable working in a high-growth, hands-on environment (revenue range $50M$200M)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and business partnering skills
  • Comfortable with travel 1-2x per quarter to visit field teams (Akron, Daytona, Austin) or participate in leadership events

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at 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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