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Director of Finance

The Position:

JazzHR is looking for an experienced hands-on Director of Finance with a demonstrated history of enabling success at a high growth startup to lead the accounting and finance function. This role will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of accounting, including AP, AR, and financial reporting, as well as audit, tax, and compliance. In addition to leading the month-end close process, the Director of Finance will design and implement process and system improvements. In this role, you will work cross-functionally and collaboratively to solve problems.  Being able to think strategically and dive into the details are both important to be successful in this position.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading all aspects of the accounting function including controls, financial reporting, audits, revenue recognition, billing & collections, accounts payable, cash management, taxes, and stock option accounting
  • Managing the monthly accounting close, utilizing automation and process efficiency to shorten and improve the close cycle
  • Providing accurate and comprehensive financial information to executive management for day-to-day business operations and long-term financial planning.
  • Preparing financial analyses for inclusion in materials for the Board of Directors
  • Monitoring technical accounting matters, keeping abreast of new pronouncements and guidance, and leading the implementation of new accounting requirements (ASC 606)
  • Coordinating and serving as the primary contact with banks, credit line providers, accountants, auditors, and other financial vendors
  • Reviewing all financial contracts, financing agreements, and business insurance policies.
  • Driving productivity, continuous process improvement, and transformation in the accounting function to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness and improved service to customers, vendors and employees
  • Assisting in managing the budget and forecasting process

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting; CPA preferred
  • 5-7 years of progressive accounting and finance experience
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Strong proficiency in revenue recognition under ASC 606
  • Advanced quantitative skills with a passion for using data to drive better decision-making
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with business stakeholders and an ability to continuously improve processes and develop efficiencies
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and financial software applications
  • Experience with and integrations across multiple systems a plus
  • Comfort and experience with working in a startup organization, multi-tasking, learning quickly, problem-solving and rolling up your sleeves to get things done
  • Strong business judgment, integrity, work ethic and ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with different people and personalities

This position is based in our Waltham, MA office.  Currently, our team is working remotely due to COVID-19 but we anticipate reopening our offices in the future, once it's safe for our team.  We expect that all candidates are able to work onsite once our in-office operations resume.

About JazzHR:

Since 2009, JazzHR has raised the bar in the recruiting software industry, with many of our innovations becoming industry-standard. We’re the first company to put powerful, yet easy-to-use recruiting software in the hands of startups, growing companies, and small businesses from all industries.

We’re called JazzHR because we feel it’s a powerful metaphor for the way our software breaks the rules of our industry. Jazz music doesn’t fit into a box. Jazz fans don’t fit in a box. Our company certainly doesn’t fit in a box, either! We're in constant pursuit of improvement. We're always developing new tools, features, and integrations to help over 6,000 businesses that trust us to help them recruit and grow their businesses.

JazzHR has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Waltham, MA. Most recently, our team was named "Company of the Year" by the Golden Bridge Awards, a Leader in G2's Fall 2019 Reports and part of the Pittsburgh Business Times' 2019 "Fast 50" List. JazzHR was also included on the Inc 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies for the third year, chosen for TrustRadius's 2019 Top Rated Award and named a 2019 "Rising Star" by the ADP Marketplace. We're proud of our accomplishments - click here to see more!

Our team is at the center of everything we do. If you want to contribute to a growing organization, be challenged, and see the results of your efforts, apply to one of our open positions today!

JazzHR is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are solely based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, ethnicity, age or any other status protected by the laws and regulations where we operate.

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