Director of Technical Accounting

Beacon Roofing Supply • Herndon, VA 20170

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Director of Technical Accounting Herndon, VA (Washington DC) Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (BECN) is one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon is a $7 billion company which currently has over 550 locations in 50 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 8500 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having quality people, quality service and quality building products. Beacon Roofing Supply is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol BECN. In June of 2006 Beacon Roofing Supply was named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. We are currently seeking a Director Technical Accounting for Beacon Roofing Supply based out of our corporate office. This position will report to the Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) and the position will be located in Herndon, VA. The Responsibilities Include: Supports the CAO with research projects and presentations related to new and existing accounting pronouncements. Author whitepapers related to new and existing accounting pronouncements. Assist the accounting function in acquisition analysis, acquisition integration and purchase price accounting. Supports the CAO and divisional controllers to ensure the organizations financial results and external disclosures are appropriate. Liaison with the external auditors during quarterly reviews and the year-end audit process. Review contracts to identify accounting related issues and perform research as needed. Assist with investor relations activities such as financial press releases, conference call scripts and presentations. Perform ad hoc projects under the direction of the CAO and CFO. The Ideal Candidate Will Have: Minimum 7+ years of accounting experience, preferably within the distribution industry. Bachelors degree in Accounting. Advanced degree preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), active license status. Big 4 experience preferred. Highly proficient in technical accounting research. Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative analysis. Vast knowledge of acquisitions and integration of financial systems. Must be able to think and act strategically, but also be willing to roll up sleeves within the finance function. Familiarity with a variety of the financial concepts, practices, and procedures. Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong problem solving and creative skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis. Ability to be effective in a highly matrixed environment, to effectively communicate with and influence all levels of the organization and drive change. Demonstrated leadership skills and process orientation. Strong project management skills. Strong ability to work in changing environment, see through complexity. Demonstrate thought leadership and execute. Strong influencing and coaching skills. Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access tools. Demonstrated successful experience in working in a demanding, high performance work environment and team oriented culture. Some travel may be required. (10-20%) An Equal Opportunity Employer #LI-POST #LI-SL1


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