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Director of Accounting

Tampa, FL

Posted: 01/26/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 20802 Pay Rate: $120,000 - $140,000

Job Description

One of Tampa’s fantastic, family owned companies is looking to grow their team.  This outstanding, mid-market organization is focused on their people and also involved in our Tampa Bay community.  This diverse manufacturing company is stable, growing and offers competitive benefits and compensation.  Would you like to be a part of a positive culture, working for strong leadership and growing your career? If so, this position could be for you!  They are seeking a Director of Accounting, with proficiency in all facets of core accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and a strong focus on process innovation. This position will supervise a sizable team of professionals, encompassing transactional accounting and costing, and is newly created due to growth. This position is ideal for someone with industry exposure to manufacturing who is passionate about leading a team and innovating. Interested in learning more?  APPLY TODAY!

Director of Accounting Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Professional working environment 
  • Solid leadership team and high visibility 
  • Solid career growth potential 
  • Great benefits including PTO, 401k and medical & dental insurance 
  • Highly competitive compensation of $120,000 - $140,000, plus bonus potential! 

Director of Accounting Job Duties:  

  • Own evolution and execution of month end close process, including approval of journal entries, account reconciliations, analyzing financials for variances, and reporting
  • Lead, mentor and evolve accounting team to ensure timely, accurate and robust accounting, analysis and reporting
  • Oversight of cost accounting, ensuring costs are recorded correctly, variance analysis review, annual update of BOM’s for budgeted allocations
  • Oversee payroll processing and the accuracy of the accounting journal entries, including accruals
  • Create and implement internal control policies and procedures
  • Coordinate operational budgets, including capital spending and ongoing analysis of operational expenses
  • Create and maintain quarterly 36 month rolling forecast

Director of Accounting Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA certification preferred
  • Full cycle accounting, strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong leadership development skills, including prior experience supervising a team of manager level staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, primarily advanced Excel skills 
  • Experienced in maintaining and improving accounting systems and applications
  • Advanced technical and analytical skills required 
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Superb attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent communication skills required 

At Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in Tampa Bay. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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