Director of Financial Services

Director of Financial Services Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Financial Services to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise project teams and clients to develop process improvements and remediation plans which resolve identified deficiencies;
  • Ensure that teams are effective and provide thoughtful conflict resolution resources and tools as needed;
  • Advise clients as an SME on complex SOX issues from initial implementation to partnering with clients through continued compliance;
  • Lead SOX compliance teams at Financial Services / Banking clients, and/or build SOX compliance programs at pre-IPO and newer companies.

Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt to unexpected changes in timelines, deadlines and scope of work;
  • Deep experience translating complicated issues into simple and easy to understand terms to guide clients and provide information;
  • Public accounting/advisory experience with an emphasis on risk and compliance consulting related to SOX and technical accounting;
  • Exceptional people, project and client management skills gained by working in multiple, professional environments;
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Finance or related;
  • Ability to lead and manage change;
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus three (3) years of experience as described above;
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace;
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, or other equivalent software;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required;
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to thoroughly review and present accurate information and accurately process financial transactions;
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and experience interpreting and applying these principles;
  • Master’s Degree plus two (2) years of experience as described above;
  • Proficiency using financial databases, software, or systems;
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Economics, Business Management, Finance or related.