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Director of Accounting
Posted: 11/15/2022


Store Support Center, TX
1221 S. Belt Line Rd
Dallas, TX 75220


You will be an outstanding Director of Accounting if:
You love working with Operators!
You love to analyze data and translate into insightful recommendations to improve the way of the world.
You can define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
You are guest-focused, professional and constantly working to build productive relationships across the organization.
You sweat the small stuff and excel in your attention to accuracy and detail.
You work with a strong sense of urgency and enjoy juggling priorities.
You are skilled at balancing the need for consistency with crafting creative solutions to
non-standard challenges.
You love to work hard and know how to have fun in the process!

Day in the life…
Co-lead Main Event accounting team with other Accounting Director
Assist with certain aspects of the monthly close process
Enhance existing accounting policies and processes. 
Align Main Event practices with D&B, and ensure they are compliant with public company requirements.
Assist Internal Audit’s efforts with SOX implementation for Main Event business in 2023
Play an integral role in implementing Workday across D&B and Main Event. 
Act as a thought leader and change agent for all of the accounting, systems and business changes across D&B/Main Event.
Leads accounting team in the performance of their duties including monthly close, consolidation & group reporting
Manage monthly balance sheet and income statement variance analysis
Manage, mentor & team of accountants and finance professionals  
Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions
Maintain current knowledge of and coordinate ongoing compliance with current accounting standards.
Assist with coordination of external annual financial audits and proper filing of tax returns
Maintain general ledgers for accuracy and completeness in accordance with GAAP
Participate in process improvement initiatives. internal controls, system implementation
Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements
Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
Assist in the implementation of new accounting standards and the accounting for non-standard transactions as needed
Ability to flex into technical accounting areas including tax, equity and lease accounting as needed
Assist the Controller in representing the accounting department in strategic cross-functional projects
Work with Financial Planning & Analysis team on Budget and variance explanations
Ensures consolidation and reporting packages are complete and accurate
Reviews monthly results with business leadership
Identifies and communicates risks to forecast to Finance team.
Manages and delivers timely corporate requests for supplemental data on business activities.
Leads special project work such as strategic business initiatives, systems development, and restructurings
Demonstrate willingness and ability to be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems
50% Day-to-day accounting and managing team
25% Accounting process upgrades
25% ERP (Workday) Implementation

Degree in Finance or Accounting required. MBA preferred
10+ years of relevant public company experience; 3-5 years of management/leadership experience
CPA required
Big 4 audit experience highly preferred
Must be proficient in Excel and Powerpoint
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Non-traditional office work environment. We have games in the lobby, a billiard table in the break room, and we get everyone together for “Parties on the Patio” where we relax and catch up over ice cold “refreshments”.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We work hard, play hard and have FUN!

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