Chief Operations Officer - COO - CPA Firm

PathwayRP - Head Hunter
New York
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 30, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
Great opportunity for a COO looking to demonstrate their executive abilities in a flourishing CPA firm.
Bullet Points
Public Accounting Industry
CPA firm experience
Great Communications Skills
Full Job Description

Regional CPA firm seeking COO to be responsible for overseeing the firm's operations, policies and procedures supporting the delivery of efficient quality service to clients. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Must be able to demonstrate leadership and manage diverse business operations with the goal of sustainable growth.
• Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
• Oversee daily operations and administrative processes of all departments
• Willingness to make key operating decisions and obtain management's buy-in
• Leader of internal firm communications
• Insure optimum staff utilization and development in delivering quality client service
• Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
• Lead employees to encourage high performance, dedication and retention
• Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting firm data and metrics
• Manage all office activities and vendor relationships
• Resolve issues and conflicts as they occur

Skills and Qualifications
• Proven experience as COO for a CPA firm
• Understand the needs of the diverse business functions of the firm such as HR, IT, marketing, accounting, office services and client service deliverables
• Excellent communication, listening and organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize, plan and implement strategic initiatives and business development
• Aptitude in decision making and problem solving
• Positive attitude with motivational and problem solving skills
• Knowledge of and ability to integrate required technology