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Lupoli Companies Director of Accounting in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Director of Accounting ? Wholesale and Hospitality

Lupoli Companies, Lawrence, MA

Summary:

Lupoli Companies is a vertically integrated owner, operator and developer of hospitality establishments, residential and commercial real estate with headquarters in Lawrence, MA.

The Director of Accounting will be responsible for planning, directing, and modernizing the accounting and finance operations of various entities within the hospitality industry which includes subsidiaries of retail stores, restaurants, mobile food trucks and food manufacturing operations. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced accounting professional looking to impact a growing organization, specifically within the wholesale and hospitality industry, by identifying effective accounting systems and processes.

A successful Director of Accounting will also act as a strategic partner to the CFO, COO and CEO while leading the Accounting team to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures. This is an exceptional opportunity for a results-oriented finance professional looking to shape processes within the hospitality industry and have an impact on Lupoli Companies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and State and Federal regulatory requirements.

  • Manage budgeting and planning, forecasting, financial modeling, and reporting for the identified subsidiaries.

  • Collaborate with the Operational Leaders, General Managers and/or District Managers at various hospitality/food manufacturing locations with financial objectives.

  • Management of an Accounting team which includes undertaking training and personal development as necessary to meet organizational objectives. This also includes defining roles, scope of responsibility and distribution of work as needed.

  • Experienced with the P&L of restaurants and food manufacturing trends to create and execute sustainable systems and solutions pertaining to cost gaps.

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual hospitality financial statements, including balance sheet, P&L, variances and statements of cash flow and equity.

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and data analysis to appropriate internal stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with operational leaders on procedures to consistently minimize food waste.

  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, along with overseeing the preparation of financial reporting.

  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of the organization regarding long-term operational goals, budgets, forecasts, and industry benchmarks within the hospitality industry.

  • Evaluate and drive improvements across finance operations to support company growth.

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures and control over accounting transactions to minimize risk.

  • Plans, schedules, and manages the annual budget process. Presents and obtains budget approval and prepares budget adjustments.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor?s degree in Financial or Business-related field is required.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or other certificates is required.

  • Masters? degree in Business Administration or Finance is preferred.

  • 5+ years of progressive financial management experience.

  • Minimum 5 years? experience in accounting/finance in the hospitality, or food manufacturing industries.

  • Experienced as a financial leader of food service and manufacturing operations.

  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas.

  • Strong proficiency and experience with MS Excel.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health/Dental/Life/STD/Accident insurance

  • 401k

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • On-site parking & Free fitness membership

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