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VP Accounting - Growing Omaha Business with refreshingly direct and honest culture

Work directly for a no-nonsense / direct executive team who will empower you, and inherit an experienced staff who requires minimal oversight.  You will be given clear objectives, ample resources and complete autonomy to expand your accounting function as this successful business continues to grow.  Excellent opportunity to get a foot in the door on the leadership team comprised of sharp, talented executives.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all accounting functions including financial reporting, monthly close, and quarter / year-end processes
  • Supervise a team of experienced accountants who take ownership for day to day AP, AR, Journal Entries and Reconciliations, allowing you to own the review process and have time to do analysis each month
  • Automate processes as you constantly search for new / more intelligent ways to do things
  • Coordinate all audit and year-end tax items
  • Work closely with the executive team as you provide them with key data that will be used to make strategic decisions tied to business growth, acquisitions and / or divestitures

 

Join a company with a work-hard / play-hard culture as this company is growing rapidly but takes time to enjoy their pickle ball court, arcade games and beer tap when it’s time to blow off steam.  Enjoy working in a casual environment where you will be trusted to take 100% full ownership of the accounting team.  Our client is searching for a leader who loves accounting, who has the strength not only to lead your team, but to manage upward as well.

 

To learn more details about this opportunity, please call Jeff Kovar at 402-334-4800 *216 or send your resume to jkovar@hemphillsearch.com for immediate consideration.  Job Number 8869JK.

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Jeff Kovar

402-334-4800 ext. 216

jkovar@hemphillsearch.com

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    Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

    Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

    Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

    Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

Jeff has more than 10 years of experience within accounting and financial recruiting. A key factor in Jeff's success is his passion to build long-standing relationships while focused on an in-depth understanding of the strengths, interests, and career goals of each individual he works with. Jeff takes pride in his role, and knows that helping an individual step up to a position where they are focused on their strengths, while having the opportunity to grow professionally, are key factors in identifying the "right match." "It is incredibly rewarding to know that we have helped make a real difference in the life of an individual when we place them into a company where they are well positioned for success, happiness, and career growth."

Jeff understands that the biggest factor contributing to the success of a leader is their ability to identify, hire, develop, and retain high quality employees. Jeff is tenacious in his recruitment and careful while selecting individuals who will be successful and happy in their new position long-term. It is all about the "right match" so, Jeff pushes himself to make sure that the companies and the individuals we assist have found the right solution!

Jeff graduated from Millard South High School where he played basketball and was active in student council. Jeff had fun while investing six years coaching youth basketball in the Omaha Parochial Athletic League and the Millard Junior High feeder league. Jeff studied Pre-Law at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and then transferred to Creighton where he switched his major to Organizational Communication. Prior to joining Hemphill Search Group, Jeff worked in corporate foreign currency exchange, with Travelex and Custom House, who are both now owned by Western Union Business Solutions.

Jeff and his wife Jenny grew up in Omaha and met while in High School. They are very active and enjoy playing golf, traveling, and cheering the Cornhusker Football and Basketball teams, and they are also enthusiastic Creighton Basketball fans. Jeff and Jenny have a young and growing family, with son Connor, and daughters Kate and Grace.

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