Virtual Accounting Operations Director (REMOTE PART-TIME or FULL-TIME) - Overland Park, Kansas

Location
US-KS-Overland Park

Overview

Are you a senior-level accounting professional with a strong leadership track record who would love to put your stamp on a growing organization, all while working remotely from home?  Does the thought of being a “Process Creator” guiding others in a fast-paced service-based environment excite you? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping and operational support services.  Our use of experienced accounting professionals, virtual infrastructure, and a systematized business process results in a compelling and comprehensive solution for growing businesses.  Supporting Strategies has nearly 100 offices throughout the U.S. and is continuing to grow rapidly! 

 

Supporting Strategies is seeking a virtual Financial Operations Director to join our growing team to assist in building and managing our team of Financial Operations Associates.  This key position will be strategically involved in further developing our franchise infrastructure as well as supporting our growth objectives. 

Responsibilities

TEAM MANAGEMENT

  • Scope of this position will begin by directly managing individual contributors and through growth will evolve into leading managers of teams across the franchise.
  • Coach and mentor a team of Financial Operations Associates working remotely in a cloud-based environment to deliver superior outsourced accounting and operational services.
  • Balance workflow by aligning client’s needs with Financial Operations Associate expertise and capacity.
  • Review Financial Operations Associates work to ensure the highest quality service to our clients.
  • Ensure P&L responsibility for all aspects of assigned clients and team.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and retention of team members.

 

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT 

  • Build trusted advisor relationship with client executives by gaining an intimate understanding of their business objectives. 
  • Support client’s evolving requirements by educating executives on Supporting Strategies deep and varied expertise in accounting and operational services.  
  • Proactively identify client issues, communicate and implement timely solutions.
  • Partner with Managing Director on Business Development initiatives.
  • Identify additional operational support areas and grow existing accounts.

 

CLIENT SUPPORT

  • Provide exceptional strategic-level accounting and operational support to our clients.
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of professional accounting and bookkeeping practices; keep abreast of latest developments in technologies to deliver outstanding quality service.

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Partner with Business Development Director to develop and leverage business network of complimentary service providers (such as CPAs and consulting CFOs), funding sources (such as banks and venture capitalists), and business owners to drive business growth objectives.
  • Participate in sales calls and proposal development as required.
  • Understand and utilize Community WorkPlace.

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Develop and report on key business metrics to ensure achievement of franchise growth plan.
  • Create an annual profit and loss budget and analyze based on budgets and revenue.
  • Define KPIs to measure performance and instill best practices for direct reports that are in line with business goals.

 

Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have the following experience and attributes:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability to provide detailed level bookkeeping support – accounts payable, accounts receivable, closing books on a monthly basis, and preparing financial reporting and analysis for small businesses.
  • 1+ years of transactional accounting experience using QuickBooks for/in a professional organization.
  • Capacity to work 20-30 hours a week during daytime business hours supporting clients.
  • A passion for and sense of personal satisfaction in delighting clients and helping small businesses succeed.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing.
  • Willingness to consistently and accurately follow established policies and procedures.
  • Confidence in learning and embracing new technology to solve client issues.
  • Experience in developing strong remote team relationships based on trust, accountability, integrity, and sharing of best practices.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality while working with client data.

 

 

Is this opportunity not for you?  Would you be more interested in owning your own Supporting Strategies franchise?  Please visit our webpage, scroll to the bottom and select the "Franchise Opportunities" link to learn more!

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