Responsible for leading and directing the Accounting, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, and Tax operations of the Company. Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and plans related to these functions. Achieve the above by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Maintain accurate books, records, and general ledger account activity. Prepare and communicate accounting policies and procedures to all operating department personnel.
Ensure proper internal control over Accounting and related functions.
Review and prepare timely and accurate financial statements and reports for management, Caterpillar, governmental agencies, financial institutions, and others. Also, prepare and provide timely and accurate reports such as Census data, etc. to any required agencies.
Determine what insurance policies to buy for what limits. Negotiate the purchase of appropriate insurance policies.
Obtain and provide legal expertise regarding company contracts executed with vendors, customers, and other business parties. Develop and manage a contract review and approval process. Maintain a contract database with proper security over information. Set risk guidelines for large contracts, including but not limited to, large Power deals.
Pay vendors in a timely, accurate manner; reconcile vendor statements to cash disbursements; reimburse employees for company business expenses. Manage the cost of the Payables process to ensure efficient operations.
• Provide oversight regarding cash disbursement activities. Ensure proper accounting for banking activity. Review and approve wires, ACH payments and payables disbursements as necessary.
Manage the Tax process to ensure timely and accurate tax returns of all types: Income, Property, Sales, Business, etc. Manage the sales tax certification process to ensure all requirements are met and exceptions are limited. Work with Operations to create efficient processes related to Tax for both Tax and the Operations’ team.
Analyze accounting and other business processes to ensure efficient operations. Make recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements as appropriate.
Responsible for coordinating the year end audit work with independent auditors.
Prepare the Audit Committee packages by developing Minutes and compiling already completed reports, such as: banking analysis, financial statements and other documents as required. Attend the Audit Committee and present on as needed basis.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from four-year College or university. The following work experience (or related equivalent) is required: a minimum of two years in the field of public accounting (“Big 4” experience preferred); and a minimum of 10 years working in Finance with at least 5 years as a Controller. Strong knowledge of accounting fundamentals and a thorough knowledge of GAAP is required. Knowledge of LIFO inventory accounting and MACRS tax depreciation is helpful.
Quinn is an Equal Opportunity Employer M /F /V /DV