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Director of Accounting

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: TBC Corporation

Description

The Vice President of Accounting and Lease Administration is responsible for acquisition related accounting and minimizing the overall financial risk for the company.  You will evaluate and interpret existing/new accounting concepts and principles under both GAAP and IFRS.  The Vice President of Accounting and Lease Administration is responsible for maintaining the daily administration of the company’s real estate lease portfolio.   This role will also assist in the monthly and annual preparation of consolidated financial statements for timely delivery to joint venture parents and executive management.  You will publish the annual consolidated financial statements with footnotes in compliance with disclosure checklist.  The Vice President of Accounting and Lease Administration will ensure all supporting documentation complies with company policies and external standards and regulations.  

Company Overview

For 60 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Merchant's Tire®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.

Job Responsibilites

  • Responsible for tracking and interpreting new or existing accounting pronouncements and impact on the business

  • Coordinates the purchase accounting for mergers and acquisitions, reviews documents for completeness and strategy, leads accounting integration process team (external and internal) and activities through completion and subsequent to acquisition

  • Assists in preparation and review of monthly and year-end consolidated reporting to Executive Management, joint venture parents as well as external auditors

  • Responsible for all accounting matters associated with entering, terminating or renewing real estate agreements

  • Thorough understanding of the new lease convergence principles

  • Review and manages updates for entity level controls and financial control and reporting document annually for issuance as needed to our joint venture parents

  • Serves as a lead liaison with external auditors and external work teams (IFRS, valuation, etc.).  Scopes work projects and review work plans by external teams

  • Reviews and signs off on account reconciliations as determined

  • Review journal entries (monthly and one-time) as determined

  • Delegates accounting research activities to finance and accounting teams

  • Provides development, guidance and direction to entire finance team

  • Mentors staff members whether direct or indirect reporting relationships

  • Ensures financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP and IFRS

  • Reviews annual benefit plan audit financial statements and the related Form 5500 for issuance

  • Reviews Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) for respective business entities, as determined

  • Performs assessment of risk for financial process teams for workflows with Continuous Improvement Department

  • Ensures compliance to internal controls and company policies

  • Performs/reviews fluctuations of financial statements for month over month for joint venture parents accounting teams

  • Performs and reviews complex accounting transactions

  • Communicates effectively with senior management and parent company

  • Designs, implements and reviews new accounting policies, principles and controls

  • Reviews/prepares/presents routine and more complex ad hoc reporting along with supporting documentation for monthly and year-end results to executive management

  • Performs role with highest integrity and transparency

  • Manages certain accounting and lease administration staff

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 15+ years of accounting and finance experience with at least 5 years of experience in a senior leadership role

  • Strong commitment to customer service

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated excellent people and management skills

  • Senior level building lease convergence skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required

  • CPA is required

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision

  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off

  • Purchase discount program

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible spending account

  • Discounted tire and automotive services

  • And more!

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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