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Director of Finance| New York, NY

Director of Finance| New York, NY
September 7, 2020 Chitra Sharma

Financial technology firm is seeking Finance Director to join their growing office.


  • Responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems.
  • Ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions.
  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Oversees cost and general accounting, accounts receivable/collection and payroll and risk management.
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls.
  • Maximizes return and limits risk on cash by minimizing cash balances and making investments.
  • Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting and reporting key financial data.
  • Work with the CEO on all strategic initiatives
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local legal requirements by researching existing and new legislation, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports.
  • Advises management of actions and potential risks.
  • Arranges/supports and manages audits as required and appropriate.
  • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.
  • Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.
  • Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation.
  • Ensure Statuatory, tax, and legal compliance.
  • Directly responsible for all employees with in the division in the US and globally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, financial or related field or equivalent work experience; CPA required
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations
  • Mergers & Acquisition-diligence, agreements, acquisition audits, post-acquisition integrations.
    Financial Management/Reporting
  • 5 or more years of experience in managing an accounting function in a medium- or large-size company.
  • Experience on Intercompany transactions/global tax and financial knowledge
  • Proven Financial Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking, Business Acumen, Ethical Conduct.
  • Technical Capacity. Performance Management.
  • International finance or accounting experience