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Sr. Director of Accounting



Accounting & Finance
New Jersey, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Reporting into the CFO, the Sr. Director of Accounting is responsible for leading all the Accounting functions for the Company. As a key member of the finance leadership team, you will manage our global finance and administrative functions. This role is a great opportunity to round out key leadership and reporting skills on one’s path to becoming a great Corporate Controller.

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Oversee the complete closing process and related accounting/finance functions:
    • Review results and ensure all monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports are in compliance with US GAAP and fully reconciled
    • Prepare certain financial support and statements
    • Prepare certain accounting entries
    • Prepare monthly management reporting and Board of Directors packages
    • Responsible with coordinating quarterly tax provision and tax return preparation with external providers
  • Lead the quarterly and annual US audit process, lender audits, and certain statutory audits for our global subsidiaries
  • Drive process improvement to support financial system & and operational processes; capable of pioneering and leading change
    • Partner with external provider on the company's SOX / internal control compliance process
    • Push further the implementation and use of the ERP system for the Company’s closing process and other financial use, as applicable
  • Participate in special projects and ad hoc requests as directed.
  • Assist the FPA team with budgeting and forecasting tasks
  • Managing global team of 6


  • BA/BS in Accounting; MBA or CPA is a plus, but not required
  • 8-12 years accounting experience with public accounting experience preferred
  • Big 4 experience a plus
  • Heavy system skills required, Acumatica experience a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Self-starter a must with demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Must be detailed-oriented and organized
  • Flexible & adaptable to changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface comfortably at all levels both internally and externally
  • Results oriented with superior technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

About Aterian

Aterian, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATER) is a technology-enabled consumer products company that builds and acquires leading e-commerce brands with top selling consumer products, in multiple categories, including home and kitchen appliances, health and wellness and air quality devices. The Company sells across the world's largest online marketplaces with a focus on Amazon and Walmart in the U.S. and on its own direct to consumer websites.