Chief Accounting Officer

Posted Under: Cleveland, Ohio jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 44101
Posted On: 2017-08-21 20:00:00

Job DescriptionMillennia Housing Management, an industry leading property management company headquartered out of Key Tower in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, is looking for a Chief Accounting Officer. The Chief Accounting Officer is responsible for the company's accounting operations and financial reporting functions. Overseeing all accounting and administrative staff, they manage all aspects of accounting while making sure policies and procedures are followed, as well as various Federal, state and local regulatory rules and regulations are adhered to.The CAO will work directly with their company's external auditors. They must keep themselves up to date with changes in the government's rules and regulations related to accounting procedure and financial reporting.Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree, or Master's Degree in accounting or finance, and have at least five to seven years in an executive accounting role. CPA required. Must have experience with large unit counts in affordable housing. Must have strong leadership skills having prior management and/or supervisory experience, as well as planning for firm deadlines. Candidates must also possess strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and their organizations' computer systems, are often required. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to generate effective reports and give presentations to upper management. They may be required to travel and may have to attend various conferences.Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Responsibilities:Oversee all accounting, including ledgers, assets, credit, collections, and accounts.Oversee budgeting processes to ensure the flow of operations.Oversee internal and external audits, and make recommendations and changes to processes.Track records, plan, and file all state and federal taxes, along with internal and external financial reports.Partner with the CFO to determine accounting and tax implications for all material business decisions;Review all documentation and contracts in order to develop and improve internal controls;Assist with quarterly financial reporting - including drafting and reviewing SEC documents, ensuring quality, and administering strict timeline;Manage transaction accounting, the closing process, and other financial controls;Oversee General Ledger functions; assure accuracy, timeliness, and conformity with professional accounting standards and best practices in accordance with GAAP;Act as a liaison to external auditing firms, while owning primary responsibility for the Company's views on technical accounting matters;Collaborate and contribute to the Senior Leadership Team to improve overall company performance;Oversee tax compliance and strategy, as well as, capital assets;Work with senior management to ensure internal compliance.We are a growing company, with potential for advancement. All submissions are confidential. Pre-employment credit/criminal and drug screen are required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please submit resume and salary requirements