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Division Chief Financial Officer

Dallas, Texas Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2021-534795

Allied Universal® Technology Services, one of the largest security systems integrators in the United States, offers comprehensive and integrated technology solutions to help clients mitigate risk and protect people and assets. Allied Universal® Technology Services all-inclusive service approach offers intelligent and seamless technology solutions from electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, technological threat management and response, and other smart tech innovative solutions, including a broad array of hosted /managed services via the company’s Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC), and the Global Security Operating Center.

We are in a growth mode and continue to hire talented Installation and Service Technicians, Monitoring Agents, Coordinators, Project Managers, Engineers, Architects, Branch Leadership and Sales Professionals. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal® Technology Services today!

Allied Universal’s Technology Services Division (AUTS) is hiring a Divisional Chief Financial Officer (CFO) that will be based out of Dallas, TX and report to the AUS Corporate Chief Financial Officer with a dotted line to the President of AUTS.

The Divisional CFO will oversee the supervision, training and professional development of team members accountable for carrying out all aspects of the general ledger accounting functions and financial reporting work product deliverables as well as work closely with the Operations Finance Team for a growing division of Allied Universal. The Divisional CFO will ensure that there are effective internal controls in place and oversee the creation and delivery of timely and accurate financial statements on a monthly basis. Also, partner effectively with the Business Unit’s President to carry out acquisition/ synergy realization strategy designed to expand the global footprint of Allied Universal’s Technology offerings to current and future customers, inclusive of cross-selling joint product offerings to customers of Allied Universal’s Guarding and Janitorial Business Units.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Demonstrate effective, approachable leadership style capable of inspiring their team and become an effective contributor to the senior financial leadership team

M&A Activities

  • Co-Lead the process to effectively achieve acquisition/synergy strategies while ensuring accurate and timely opening balance sheet reporting and ongoing monthly reporting.
  • Apply fair value accounting and account mapping knowledge and alignment of target company accounting policies and procedures to existing AUS policies, procedures and reporting deadlines

Best Practices

  • Support, drive and leverage best practices that enhance operational efficiency and profitability for the growing business of Allied Universal Technology Services
  • Improve consistency and integrity in financial reporting, budgeting and monthly forecasting
  • Analyze monthly financial closings, inclusive of customer / job financial performance
  • Ensure world class performance in achieving compliance with internal operating and financial reporting controls

Financial Business Partnership

  • Develop budgets and forecasts; report on the reasons for variances and steps taken to address required corrective actions
  • Partner with field and corporate leadership to oversee management control process and compliance
  • Provide assessment of opportunities and risks to regional leadership teams based on analysis and interpretation of operational and financial statistics and metrics
  • Prepare and coordinate periodic operating reviews and budgets for the Regional Leadership at AUTS
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter

Corporate Accounting and FP&A

  • Lead and monitor cash flow management objectives in the areas of accounts receivable and collections
  • Interpret accounting practices and maintain effective internal controls over financial reporting pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 2002 and Allied Universal policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty on a consistent high performance basis. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus, CPA is required
  • 15 + years of related experience, SOX Compliance and International financial accounting and finance management is strongly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Instill strong leadership and organizational skills and require accountability of team members
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAP)
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively meet deadlines
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion. Must have proven ability to maintain correspondence, discussions and materials in strictest confidence. Must be able to work overtime
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization while functioning as a team player
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion

Allied Universal® provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to people and businesses within our local communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.