Source Pro Search is conducting a search for a Manager of Accounting Systems and Data Governance.
Join a team dedicated to providing clean energy and fuel sustainably. As the Manager of Accounting Systems and Data Governance, you will play a vital role in overseeing and optimizing financial data management processes and systems. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in accounting, data governance, and technology, capable of leading a team, implementing best practices, and driving process improvements. This position is crucial for ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and security of financial data while supporting strategic decision-making across the organization.
Accounting Systems Management:
Oversee the implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of accounting and financial systems, ensuring seamless integration with other business systems.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, design solutions, and execute system upgrades or changes to meet evolving business needs.
Provide guidance and support for end-users, troubleshoot system-related issues, and ensure proper training and documentation.
Data Governance and Compliance:
Develop and implement data governance policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the accuracy, consistency, and security of financial data.
Monitor and enforce data quality controls, data retention policies, and data access permissions to comply with relevant regulations (e.g., GDPR, SOX).
Lead efforts to identify, assess, and mitigate data risks, ensuring data privacy and confidentiality.
Manage a team of accounting systems and data governance professionals, providing mentorship, coaching, and performance feedback.
Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment, encouraging professional growth and development within the team.
Continuously assess and improve financial data management processes to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness.
Identify opportunities to automate manual tasks, streamline workflows, and optimize data flow across different systems.
Collaborate with finance, IT, and other relevant departments to align data management strategies with business objectives.
Engage with senior management to provide insights on data quality, system performance, and potential areas of improvement.
Reporting and Analysis:
Generate regular reports and analyses on data quality, system utilization, and performance metrics for management review.
Provide insights and recommendations based on data analysis to support strategic decision-making.
Technology Evaluation and Vendor Management:
Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to accounting systems and data governance.
Evaluate and select third-party vendors or solutions as needed, manage vendor relationships, and ensure compliance with service level agreements.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or a related field; Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CPA, CISA) preferred.
Proven experience (5+ years) in accounting systems management, data governance, or a related role.
Strong knowledge of financial and accounting principles, practices, and regulations.
Proficiency in accounting software, ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle), and data management tools.
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Analytical mindset with the ability to solve complex problems and make data-driven decisions.
Experience in process improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean) is a plus.
Familiarity with data privacy regulations and compliance (e.g., GDPR, SOX).
Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
Demonstrated experience in managing and developing teams.
Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
Comprehensive health and wellness benefits package.
Retirement savings plans with company matching.
Professional development opportunities and continued education support.
Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
Opportunities for career advancement within a growing organization.
Join our dynamic team and contribute to shaping the financial data landscape of our organization. Apply now to play a key role in enhancing our accounting systems and data governance practices.
What We Offer:
Enjoy competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and Flexible Work Arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.