Director of Accounting in Lehi, UT

Director of Accounting 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 technical accounting, financial reporting and GAAP expertise. 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 an MBA or certification such as the CPA, CGMA or CMA.

Typical director of accounting duties:

Developing and maintaining accounting policies and proceduresPlanning, organizing and coordinating the year-end close process with internal and external auditorsEnsuring successful completion of the company’s tax filingsPreparing financial statements, including cash flow statementsPlanning, budgeting and authorizing expendituresHiring, training and retaining 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 Lehi, UT
121540 - 181795
25th percentile
121540
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
165315
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
181795
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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