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Robert Half Director of Accounting in Hudson County, New Jersey


Robert Half is looking for a Director of Accounting for a remote role int the Education space. We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Accounting to join our dynamic team. This is a remote position, providing the opportunity for a talented professional to contribute to our success from anywhere in the world.


  • Oversee monthly and yearly closings, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the accounting staff and collaborate effectively with the Controller.

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of audits, working closely with external auditors.

  • Review and enhance policies and procedures to maintain a strong internal control environment.

  • Handle ad hoc projects, complex reconciliations, and other accounting matters as they arise.

  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and stay updated on accounting regulations.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and retirement plans.

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the organization.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field (Higher education preferred).

  • CPA certification is highly preferred.

  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance is highly preferred.

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in accounting roles.

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and accounting principles.

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven experience in managing a team and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to handle complex reconciliations and accounting issues with attention to detail.

  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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