Director of Accounting in St. John's, NL

Job Description:

Directors of accounting must possess strong communication, organizational, technology and leadership skills. Candidates usually have at least 10 years of experience, including previous management responsibility. They also should have comprehensive knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and/or accounting standards for private enterprises (ASPE). Those with public accounting experience have an advantage. Businesses expect a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting but generally prefer applicants who also have earned a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or certification such as a chartered professional accountant (CPA) designation.

Typical Duties of a Director of Accounting:

Developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures Planning, organizing and coordinating the year-end close process with internal and external auditors Ensuring successful completion of the company’s tax filings Preparing financial statements, including cash flow statements Planning, budgeting and authorizing expenditures Hiring, training and retaining competent accounting staff

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ADP - Financial Services
Accounting Functions
Accounting Software Systems
Accounts Payable (AP)
Accounts Receivable (AR)
Auditing
Budget Processes
Compliance
Concur
DCAA
Salary for Director of Accounting in St. John's, NL
119507 - 160676
25th percentile
119507
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
136210
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
160676
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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