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Director, Accounting

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Remote - Rem, KS

Description

Title: Director, Accounting

Reports to: VP of Finance

Department: Finance

Location: Remote

 

Brief Description:

As the Director of Accounting, you will be responsible for overseeing accounting   and reporting functions at EducationDynamics (EDDY). You will serve as the financial and the strategic partner to the Executive team and department heads to provide insights on financial performance, trends and opportunities for cost efficiencies and revenue enhancement.

 

Description:

Who You Are:

Do you seek a dynamic opportunity to leverage your accounting expertise and leadership abilities?  EDDY is currently searching for a highly motivated individual to spearhead our financial close and reporting processes, ensuring timely and accurate execution in accordance with GAAP.

Beyond the technical proficiency, this role offers a rewarding opportunity to contribute strategically. As Director of Accounting, you will become a trusted advisor to the Executive Team and department heads, providing insightful analysis of financial performance and trends. Your expertise will be instrumental in identifying cost-saving measures and revenue growth opportunities.

Here are the abilities we seek out:

  • Attention to Detail: You achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task, regardless of how small.
  • Analytical Skills: You have the ability to collect and analyze information, problem- solve, make recommendations and decisions based upon this information.
  • Proactive: You act in anticipation of future problems, needs, or changes rather than responding after it has happened.
  • Collaboration: You work very well with others and in a team. You listen well and become the “go-to” consultant on people related situations.
  • Communication: You have clear timely communication.
  • Judgement: You are able to break down situations and balance the needs of both the employee and company.
  • Strategic: You are perceptive and able to make and take decisions based on evidence and calculated hunches.
  • Interpersonal Skills: You are empathic and patient when speaking with others.
  • Self-Motivated: You are constantly striving to perform your best. While you take direction well, you can work independently to achieve both your personal goals as well service your customer’s needs.
  • Accountable: You take responsibility for your actions and your client’s performance.
  • Lifelong Learner: You stay on top of new trends, learn quickly, always look for ways to improve and are adaptable.
  • Detail Oriented: You revel in the details, digging into the data, looking for the cause and effect and perfecting your strategy.

Who We Are

EducationDynamics is a marketing and enrollment management company that is transforming the way students connect with the right school for them. Join our big-hearted team of higher education experts—we specialize in market research, advertising, multichannel marketing, lead generation, and enrollment management for over 500 US colleges with a focus on adult online education.

EDDY is always looking for exceptionally savvy, driven individuals who are passionate about helping our partner institutions understand, engage, enroll, and retain students. Our collective passion and shared mission led to EDDY being recognized as a 2024 Great Place to Work®. Our headquarters are based in Lenexa, Kansas, but our team is expanding every day with over 425 members across the country. For more information, please visit EducationDynamics.com.

Who You Offer:

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversee monthly and annual closings and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual Financial Statements.
  • Prepare and distribute Board slides, Lender Reporting Financial Statements, and Internal Business Unit and Departmental Reports.
  • Collaborate with Executive team and Departmental heads to provide insights on financial performance, trends, and opportunities for cost efficiencies and revenue enhancement.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly Covenant compliance calculations and reporting.
  • Prepare and report on US Census data requests.
  • Prepare and review journal entries, while ensuring general activity is processed timely, accurately and in accordance with GAAP, company procedures and other regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure timely reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts.
  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on technical accounting matters.
  • Play an active role in the due diligence, Purchase Accounting, and integration of acquired assets.
  • Serve as the lead person on the audits.
  • Oversee a Staff Accountant.

Qualifications:

  • CPA Preferred
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • 10 – 12 years of relevant accounting close and reporting experience
  • 5 – 6 years of Accounting management experience
  • 5 – 6 years of staff supervision experience
  • Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivables
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong NetSuite Experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP

Qualifications

What We Offer

Our Core Values:

Working Together

We value the people we work with and genuinely enjoy the work we do together.

Working with Standards

We hold ourselves to high standards.

Driving Great Outcomes

We focus on achieving results and making a real impact.

 

Our Commitment to Advancement

At EDDY, we value learning and aim to provide a space for everyone to grow and share their knowledge by giving tuition reimbursements for expenses incurred through accepted universities. With this approach taken, we also recognize the hard work of our team members and promote them when these accomplishments present themselves.

Other advantages to working at EDDY include:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401K Plan
  • Remote work or flexible schedules
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Training and growth opportunities

Physical Factors:

Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear.   Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

EducationDynamics, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against applicants based upon any protected status, including but not limited to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity or expression.

EducationDynamics offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.

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