Exciting Career Opportunity for Director/Partner cfo & accounting services

EHTC’s Core Focus is “Achieving Your Full Potential through Comprehensive Accounting, Finance and Tax Services.” As a team member at EHTC, your everyday actions will exhibit our Core Values of willingness to grow, going above and beyond, having a passion for living and exhibiting exceptional teamwork. These Core Values reflect our everyday actions, including how we manage our work, relationships and ourselves.

Due to significant growth over the past few years, EHTC is seeking a full-time experienced Director for our Accounting Services Department to help facilitate this continuing progress. As a rapidly growing midsize accounting firm in West Michigan, we combine deep industry experience, comprehensive accounting and advisory services with a strong commitment to personal service. Duties for this position include providing outstanding service to our clients through: focused automation of both client and internal processes, accurate and timely issuance of financial reporting, proactive analysis of financial and business results, managing and leading professional staff, and successfully collaborating with other EHTC departments. As a full-service public accounting firm providing business solutions, EHTC is able to offer our people opportunity and experience in a full complement of industry-specific functions.

Responsibilities: 

Accounting Services

  • Develop and Implement Strategic Direction for both Accounting Services, Controller and CFO Service offerings
    • Manage Critical Success Factors (CSFs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Conduct new potential client work evaluation, develop work proposal and present to client to ensure potential new clients fit department’s/firm’s strategic direction
    • Ensure proper Engagement Letter & client file set-up
  • Ensure department stays current with new automation software and application of EHTC standard systems
    • Select and become highly proficient with 2 General Ledger packages and select add-on automation related software
    • Build profitable client engagements by moving clients and EHTC staff to fully utilize efficient technology
  • Provide outstanding, proactive client service
    • Automate routine, repetitive tasks with selected standard software packages
    • Establish and meet client deadlines
    • Ensure “controllership” activities are performed on monthly/quarterly rhythm
      • Manage financial controls and accounting procedures
    • Provide meaningful financial reporting and analysis monthly/quarterly
  • Develop processes and procedures for serving Accounting Services clients
    • Consults and successfully coordinates with other Partners, and Tax and Assurance teammates to ensure seamless integration of services
    • Minimize “manual” tasks with focus on utilizing technology both internally and with clients
    • Ensure proper and full usage of EHTC GoFileRoom and Engagement systems
  • Responsible for CAS Business Group profitability, client satisfaction and risk management
  • Build networking centers of influence and actively pursue new business development
    • Generate leads, make contacts and secure new client opportunities
  • Lead, manage and ensure accountability for department staff

CFO Services

  • Serve as primary direct contact for assigned clients, meeting with each client quarterly at a minimum
  • Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the company
  • Provide advice on how to increase revenue and reduce costs, improve product profitability, cash flow planning, banking, insurance and other “finance” related activities
  • Assist with budgeting, strategic planning and financial projections
  • Help identify and clearly communicate potential risks in a timely manner
  • Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained
  • Support the CEO with the preparation of monthly and annual financial plans

 Essential Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Professional accounting designation (CMA or CPA preferred)
  • 10+ years of experience in a senior financial managerial position
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Team player with a positive “can do” approach
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner
  • Proficiency in MS Office software

About EHTC:
EHTC's team members exceed in the areas of tax, accounting, business litigation, valuation, accounting services, technology solutions, personal planning, and management advisory services. We serve the needs of mid-market businesses, family owned businesses, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, healthcare providers, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Since 1977, the firm has experienced remarkable growth as a result of helping both our clients team member succeed and was named as one of the 2019 Accounting Today's Best Accounting Firms to Work For.

Please email resume to Careers@ehtc.com.

EHTC is a full service CPA firm located in Grand Rapids, MI. Our team serves the needs of mid-market business, service organizations and individuals. For more than 42 years, we have provided quality service and leadership through the active involvement of our experienced and committed professionals. We are dedicated to helping our clients and employees develop and grow successfully. EHTC offers a great working environment, competitive salary and benefits package,

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