Director of Finance in Dallas, TX at GPAC

Date Posted: 9/15/2021

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Director of Finance - Medical Device Manfacturing


gpac is working with a client organization that is a pioneering medical device company who is on a mission to become the world's leading provider of self-care solutions. They are only at the beginning of their story. The organization is poised for big things in 2021 and beyond, and this pivotal role will form part of the building blocks for future success. This is your chance to join a fast-growing company in a newly developed position, where you will have a unique opportunity to make an impact on the growth and development of the team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Director of Finance role provides accurate financial and management information on a periodic and ad hoc basis, delivering insights and recommendations to senior managers aiding decision making, and driving innovative process improvements within Finance and the wider organization that meet

  • Build, manage, develop, and mentor a team of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable assistants, ensuring common alignment and agreement on strategy and priorities, and to maintain a strong understanding of overall company plans.
  • Agree and monitor targets and objectives with the team on a regular process to ensure completion of set goals for the department.
  • Manage and run semi-monthly payroll, along with associated reporting, tax filings and handling any employee queries relating to pay.
  • Ensure any targets set for the business relating to QMS KPI's are monitored and met where appropriate (e.g. NC, CAPA, complaints resolution, self-training etc.).
  • Manage Cash Collection, Credit, Accounts Receivable, fixed assets, credit cards, expenses and General Accounting functions.
  • Ensure all payment runs are conducted accurately and on-time according to payment terms, and complete set up of payments with clear communication.
  • Provide timely and accurate finance information to the internal and external stakeholders, and ensure the consistency, reliability and efficiency of information gathering, validation and aggregation.
  • Actively engage and partner with key stakeholders across the business in the preparation and monitoring of monthly KPI and P&L reports; collate, analyze and challenge information appropriately.
  • Reconcile and maintain Balance Sheet Accounts (WIP revenue, COGS Accruals, Prepayments) monthly, providing reports and analysis to the CFO.
  • Work in partnership with the management teams and cost center managers in all aspects of financial performance reporting and decision making.
  • Provide support for the external audit and support the implementation and maintenance of compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls.
  • Business partner with key stakeholders across the wider organization to understand operational challenges and its impact on delivery of company objectives.
  • Act as the point of escalation for accounts payable queries and sales ledger / credit control queries, and production of key data for the Group finance team.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a financial discipline and a minimum of 7 years of finance experience with increasing responsibility required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree, MBA and/or CPA certification is preferred.
  • 7+ years of medical device industry experience a plus.
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience.
  • Start-up and/or building exceptional finance team desirable.
  • Current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and internal financial processes and controls.
  • SOX experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills, with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Financial Analysis Package experience (Microsoft Dynamics AX experience and/or Sage 200 a plus).
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable driving change and using organizational skills.
  • Disciplined and process-oriented with a high level of enthusiasm, professionalism, integrity, and maturity.

If interested in this position, please apply or send resume to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.