Director of Finance Mountain View, CA

Director of Finance

Full Time • Mountain View, CA

The Director of Accounting/Finance is responsible for overseeing the General Accounting and Financial Reporting functions and the financial services areas including Credit, A/R, A/P & Payroll. This position has a payroll Manager. and AP/AR Manager reporting to the incumbent, along with a substantial qualified staff. Auto-Chlor is offering a great salary for this important role.   

The Director of Accounting is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversees the general accounting function, which includes inter-company accounting, cash management/reconciliation, financial reporting, and balance sheet management.
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies and procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
  • Ensures that company financial records are maintained in compliance with company policies and US GAAP. Responsible for reviewing monthly/quarterly account reconciliations and other documents to ensure this compliance.
  • Ensures that company financial reports are prepared in compliance with policies and directives.
  • Responsible for the completion of Federal and State tax reporting requirements including income, property, sales and use, and other local taxes and other reports as required.
  • Monitor accounts receivable and cash flow. Perform the billing function monthly. Supervise follow-up collection letters and calls when appropriate.
  • Reporting multi-state sales tax for product sales.
  • Involved in validating/designing suggested changes to ensure accounting requirements continue to be met both from a people performance as well as systems perspective.
  • Coordinates work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records. Responsible for the implementation of agreed upon recommendations, related to areas of responsibility, resulting from the audit findings.
  • Responsibilities include all fiscal period close processes, financial reporting, financial systems maintenance, internal controls and regulatory compliance procedures, tax reporting, and integration of all corporate controllership initiatives.
  • Responsible for budgeting/forecasting and variance analyses.

Qualifications /Requirements:

  • Education – BS/BA degree in Accounting  or Finance , CPA is a plus
  • 8 years of accounting experience in both private and public accounting sectors
  • Maintain discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to multi-task and produce results under deadlines.

Success Factors:

  • Possess a collaborative “can-do” attitude.
  • Superior prioritization skills and time management
  • Mentor and develop accounting team members
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff
  • Experience with upgrading accounting/ERP systems


Company Overview:

We are Auto-Chlor System!!  For 76 years we have been a national leader serving the restaurant and hospitality industries providing the latest in dishwashers, sanitizing equipment, and cleaning products to our customers. We are well known for delivering exceptional customer service and value in our products. We are the largest, privately held company in our industry.

Our mission is to provide high quality service to all of our customers!  We believe in doing the job right the first time and believe that being proactive will decrease the need of being reactive.  We have high-energy, work with a sense of urgency and focus on company growth and team development.   

Our business is exciting, fast paced and challenging.  Our positive momentum drives us forward everyday!



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We are proud of the benefits we offer!

Auto-Chlor System is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of employees as well as their families.  We also offer company perks for the hard work and dedication our employees put forth every day. 

Medical, Dental, and Vision
Profit Sharing
Paid Time Off
Employee Savings Plan
Company Car & Cell Phone*
*For certain positions
Guaranteed Commission for First Three Months*
*Outside sales positions only
Company Paid Events
Quarterly wellness activities, lunch once every 4 weeks, Summer and End-of-Year celebrations for all team members and their family