Open Position

Director of Corporate Accounting

Job Description

At Ceragon (NASDAQ: CRNT), we are looking for a talented Director of Corporate Accounting to join our world-class finance team. The Director of Corporate Accounting will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting of a dynamic global US publicly traded high-tech company, including consolidation of financial statements of many subsidiaries worldwide, preparation of SEC filings, working with auditors, preparation of tax returns and supervision of bookkeeping and payments. The ideal candidate will have a CPA license with a strong background in technical accounting and financial reporting, excellent managerial skills and at least 5 years of experience as a Corporate Controller of a global US publicly traded high-tech company.

The position will report to the Global VP of Finance and does not fit applicants who are looking for their first role exiting an accounting firm or internship.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements, including footnotes and other financial disclosures according to US GAAP.
  • Preparation of related presentations to the management and board of directors.
  • Preparation of SEC filings, Including 20F, 6K, and quarterly press releases.
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements, tax returns and other reports to the authorities in Israel.
  • Managing the Corporate’s Consolidation and Reporting team (3 CPAs). Leading the quarterly and annual close processes and the consolidation of 40+ subsidiaries in HFM.
  • Work closely with the Company’s external auditors (EY).
  • Analyzing the financial statements and identifying trends through analytical reviews.
  • Ongoing communication and collaboration with Finance teams at many subsidiaries all over the world.
  • Overseeing the account ledgers for Israel and certain European subsidiaries and managing the controllership team in Israel.
  • Maintain SOX internal control procedures.
  • Implement and improve accounting systems and processes using BI tools for enhanced reporting efficiency and accuracy.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies through process improvements, implementation of new technologies and automation.
  • Support tax-related matters.
  • Support M&A and restructuring transactions.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and support special accounting issues as needed.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with other Finance departments – Internal Audit, Business Finance, FP&A and Investor Relations.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA with Big 4 experience in the high-tech industry.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience as a Financial Controller in a global US publicly traded high-tech company.
  • Proven experience in direct management of a team of 7-10 accounting professionals.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in US GAAP and SEC reporting.
  • SOX experience.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate data, perform complex calculations and identify and resolve technical accounting problems.
  • Ability to distill complex accounting analysis and to articulate accounting issues effectively to non-accounting specialist colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and at various levels within the Company.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality, accurate work within tight deadlines.
  • Positive, hands-on and proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Team player, fast learner, self-motivated with a high sense of urgency, high level of independence & self-review, and customer-oriented mindset.
  • Good interpersonal skills, high work ethic, and willingness to work under pressure.
  • Experience with ERP and Consolidation systems, preferably Oracle and HFM.
  • Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Wizard.
  • Fluent English, verbal and written.