Position Description 

At Kinney Group, we empower our customers’ transition to the cloud, and enable our customers to harness the power of analytics and automation. We need your help. Our solutions, leverage industry-leading cloud computing, analytics, and automation platforms. We are a national leader for consulting and engineering services supporting platforms such as Splunk, AppDynamics, Puppet, and the VMware cloud software suites.

Our suite of services offerings on these platforms include architectural consulting, implementation engineering, application development, and subscription expertise services. Our engineering services teams have received national recognition. We are recognized by Splunk as the #1 firm in the world for depth in Splunk expertise.

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the Director, Finance & Accounting (F&A) is the “guardian of financial goodness”. This role is a “hands-on” company leader who can roll up their sleeves and dive in to drive the execution of the company’s growth and profit strategies. The Director, F&A will manage all aspects of Kinney Group’s finance, accounting and contract departments.

The individual in this role should have experience leading and managing a team of accountants, analysts and contracts administration personnel. They should have hands-on experience in financial modeling, pricing, monthly accounting tasks (to include month end close), payroll, 401(K) administration, tax, audit, incentive stock option administration, cash flow forecasting and contract administration. Exposure to federal government contracts, pricing and DCAA compliance would be an added plus. GAAP compliance, understanding mulit-state payroll and the ability to lead the company through budgeting, forecasting and modeling are required.

Essential Functions 

This role will have primary day to day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities of the organization. This includes primary responsibility for managing the financial risks of the organization, monitoring cash flow, financial planning, financial and statistical reporting, and general accounting. 

  • Extensive experience in managing finance and accounting requirements for a technology-oriented company that includes product resale, services delivery, and creation of intellectual property.
  • Successful experience in managing accounting and contracts personnel.  Success with building an effective finance and contracts team is required.
  • Experience in treasury management and management of operational cash flows.
  • Possess the ability for deep understanding of the key drivers of the Kinney Group business lines and be able to create reports and dashboards that illuminate key performance indicators for the Kinney Group leadership team.
  • Experience in managing an employee Incentive Stock Option plan or similar profit sharing or stock program.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations that govern accounting in accordance with GAAP, DCAA, and FAR.
  • Monitors key financial indicators and ratios; recommends and takes actions required to maintain or improve these indicators.
  • New product offering revenue recognition/accounting and fair value assessments.
  • Oversees processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the organization.
  • Ensures that systems are in place to maximize revenue, minimize expenses, and meet capital requirements for all company property in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Examine insurance policies to ascertain that company assets are properly insured against loss.
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and payroll.
  • Ensure timely execution of monthly, quarterly and annual close processes.
  • Complete monthly financial statement packets for internal and external audiences.
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls to adequately safeguard the assets of the company.
  • Review general ledger entries and balance sheet reconciliations to ensure proper placement in accordance with GAAP.
  • Responsible for all taxes including corporate, state, local, sales, use and payroll taxes.
  • Coordinate and prepare for annual audits
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the company's value.
  • Stays abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance for the function.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers

 Required Skills and Education 

  • Excellent attention to details and desire to meet deadlines with high levels of accuracy
  • Driven, accountable, innovative and a self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently to meet commitments
  • Sound technical skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to identify risk and flag concerns to management
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP & FAR
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction
  • Strong player/coach, must be able to get into the details and process transactions if needed
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external customers at various levels of the organization
  • Superior communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • Previous experience in process improvements
  • Minimum of ten years professional experience with at least five years in management
  • Strong sales aptitude and great cultural attitude are a must – commitment to learning and living the Kinney Group selling model and customer centered approach
  • Ability to travel as needed (10-15%)

Preferred Skills  

  • MBA preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred (inactive, ok)
  • Prior public accounting experience desired
  • Commitment to solving problems with a bias to action

More about Kinney Group 

Kinney Group is a solutions-oriented professional services consulting firm specializing in automation and analytics to harness the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives. Security is in Kinney Group's DNA, enabling the company to integrate the most advanced automation, analytics, and infrastructure technologies as an optimized solution powering IT-driven mission and business processes in the cloud for federal agencies and Fortune 1000 companies. We are an elite team with a unique combination of credentials for strict security environments who serve our customers with an unexpected experience. We specialize in Splunk, AppDynamics, Puppet, and VMware to serve our customers as they journey through digital transformation.  

Our colleagues subscribe to a shared ethos and purpose for the company to achieve clarity and organizational health. This translates across every customer touch point within the organization. We offer compelling work as well as leadership commitment to ongoing training and development.   

Kinney Group, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

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