Director of Accounting

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: CA - San Diego

Ref#: 17535

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Job Description

The U.S. Accounting Leader is a strategic partner for all accounting activities, inclusive of the general ledger, accounts payable, expense reimbursement, credit card program, capitalized assets, liability recognition, integrations and the related internal controls associated with the accounting activities.

  • Oversight of the trial balance of U.S. companies
  • Ensure quality and accuracy providing financial information for both internal management financial reporting and external financial reporting
  • Key contributor for the quarterly earnings information
  • Lead efforts to maximize the proper utilization of the Company’s various accounting and financial reporting systems, including SAP and BPC
  • Team with the Sr. Accounts Payable Manager to maximize the utilization of transactional systems within the organization, inclusive of its AP automation solution, COR 360
  • Direct the administration of the Company’s expense reimbursement system, SAP Concur
  • Ensure the expense reimbursement system and shareowners’ understanding and compliance with the Company’s expense reimbursement practices are strictly adhered to
  • Lead implementations and ensure proper management associated with the Company’s credit card program. Company-pay credit cards are issued to shareowners on an as-requested basis
  • Leads the Company’s domestic Accounts Receivable & Collections function, including cash collection targets, drives DSO reduction, and guides improvements to the Accounts Receivable processes to increase efficiency within the group
  • Key leader who collaborates with departments and sales leaders to communicate customer collection challenges, providing advanced insight into issues, and driving resolution and accountability across the business
  • Lead the U.S. accounting team in the recognition of capitalized assets, including fixed assets, intangible assets, and various prepaid and other assets
  • Ensure compliance with applicable U.S. GAAP
  • Act as a key leader in the acquisition and integration process for the Company
  • Ensure the Company maintains its robust internal control environment relative to the U.S. business and overall consolidation
  • Key leader in supporting the Company’s external audit, internal audit, and quarterly reviews
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years related experience and thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP, strong technical writing skills and experience in the implementation and handling of complex U.S. GAAP accounting matters with proven ability to research and clearly articulate and document complex technical accounting issues
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills with extensive experience managing multiple complex assignments simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated and function independently, driven towards superior effort and performance and the desire to work in a very dynamic environment
  • Experience in business partnering role, including an understanding of functional area roles, responsibilities, and interdependencies of accounting and controls is a plus
  • Must have had exposure in public, if not in industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, including written and verbal communication, especially in developing positions and presenting to management, auditors, and non-accounting stakeholders
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience at a Big 4 firm
  • CPA
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.
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