Director, Shared Services Accounting

Green Thumb Industries

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 13

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The Role 

The Director, Shared Services Accounting is responsible for overseeing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. This role will lead and oversee a team who support the critical day to day transaction processing and general accounting functions such as, vendor payments and inquiries, payment application, month-end close, internal controls and management reporting while ensuring GAAP and SOX compliance. The ideal candidate possesses strong financial acumen with the ability to effectively address both financial and operational challenges. You are a people person capable of navigating and managing external and internal stakeholder relationships.    


Directs the daily accounting operations with a heavy focus on the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams supporting the financial close process activities in accordance with GAAP and company policy

Manages and directs the core operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

Assesses productivity of existing shared service functions and identifies opportunities to enhance value

Supports the development and refinement of accounting systems and related controls

Ensures a proper system of internal controls is established and maintained

Effectively communicates and collaborates cross functionally to ensure proper workflow and adherence to standard operating procedures and policies

Supports the external audit and review process as needed

Effectively communicates and collaborates cross functionally to assess and identify business and operational improvement opportunities along with implementing in an efficient and effective manner

Mentors, coaches, and develops employees through orientation, training, goal setting and communication while ensuring team engagement and morale


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 10+ years of related experience; CPA preferred

7+ years of direct management experience

Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles and internal control procedures and compliance

Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness

Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment

Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally

Possesses a high level of critical thinking and attention to detail and accuracy

Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information

Adaptive problem solver who effectively navigates change and ambiguity; decides and acts without having the picture totally defined; appropriately changes strategy in response to new information

Additional Requirements 

Must pass any and all required background checks  

Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

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