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Department: Finance / Accounting
Reports to: CEO
Summary: This position is responsible for all aspects of accounting and finance including staff and outsource resources. In addition, this individual conducts analysis and completes special projects under the direction of the CEO.
• Maintain current, accurate accounting records
• Manage all aspects of the accounting functions including cash, accounts receivable, fixed assets, accounts payable, and including commissions.
• Maintain banking relationships
• Manage commercial insurance needs
• Continually automate and improve processes
• Prepare and administer budgets and forecasts
• Manage all audits
• Provide management reporting and analysis
• Lead cost management efforts
• Participate as a member of the Executive Management Team
• Perform month-end close
• Coordinate contracts, leases and taxes
• Manage Accounting staff
The job requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job responsibilities of this job. The requirements are representative of the competencies, knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Creativity/Innovation - Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
Customer Focus - Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.
Results Focus - Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
Interpersonal Skills - Has good listening skills, builds strong relationships, is flexible/open-minded, negotiates effectively, solicits performance feedback and handles constructive criticism.
Job Knowledge - Understands duties and responsibilities, has necessary job knowledge, has necessary technical skills, understands company mission/values, keeps job knowledge current, is in command of critical issues.
Leadership - Leads through change and adversity, makes the tough call when needed, builds consensus when appropriate, motivates and encourages others.
Managing Performance - Applies clear/consistent performance standards, handles performance problems decisively and objectively, is direct but tactful, provides guidance and assistance to improve performance.
People Management - Defines roles and responsibilities, motivates and challenges employees, delegates effectively, rewards contributions, manages collaboratively.
Planning - Develops realistic plans, sets goals, aligns plans with company goals, plans for and manages resources, creates contingency plans, coordinates/cooperates with others.
Problem Solving/Analysis - Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.
Education and / or Experience
Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting or finance from a 4-year college or university. Minimum 3-5 years' experience in a controller capacity for a mid-size company; 3-5 years experience in public accounting desired; CPA required.
Computer Skills: Demonstrates proficiency in Automated Accounting Systems. Expertise in Excel, Word and Outlook experience required.
Other Key Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of GAAP, basic cash flow and treasury principles, and management accounting principles required.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Primary Environment:Ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment found in a typical office. Occasional exposure to building areas where use of personal protective equipment such as hard hats, hearing protection and safety glasses may be required.
Creative is EEO/AA/VEVRAA Employer
1650 Willow Lawn Drive
Richmond, VA 23230