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VP, Accounting

LVT — LiveView Technologies

LVT — LiveView Technologies

Accounting & Finance
american fork, ut, usa
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Why LVT:

LVT (LiveView Technologies) is making the world a safer place, and we need your help! Based in Utah, LVT is the world's leader in physical security platforms and data. With our systems in every state and working with Fortune 500 enterprise companies, we're positioned for vast expansion in the years to come. While we were founded nearly 20 years ago, we stay true to our roots of innovation, which has led to our consistent scaling of a rate of 100% year-over-year in the last 5 years. If you are looking for a market-leading organization with untapped potential, look no further than LVT.

We’ve been very intentional about our growth and profitability, which has driven our massive growth trajectory. We need self-motivated, innovative go-getters at every level to keep up with the explosive demand. At LVT, we provide a fulfilling career that allows you to live your best life at work and at home. We provide the culture to work smart and have fun while giving you the flexibility needed for yourself and your loved ones.

If you are looking for an opportunity with leadership, ownership, and accountability, and you're excited about contributing to a high-growth company with a strong foundation where you can make an immediate impact, read on!

Role Description

As the Vice President of Accounting, your role will offer strategic guidance and oversee the accounting department's operations within our organization, particularly as we navigate the complexities associated with preparing the company for a potential IPO. Your leading responsibility will revolve around guaranteeing the precision, reliability, and effectiveness of our financial processes, alongside spearheading the formulation and execution of accounting policies, protocols, and frameworks. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, your influence will be instrumental in sculpting the financial trajectory of our company.

Responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis: Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, including SEC filings when applicable, investor presentations, and internal management reports. Conduct comprehensive financial analysis to evaluate performance, identify trends, and provide insights to support strategic decision-making.
  • Technical Accounting Expertise: Stay abreast of the latest accounting standards and requirements, and implement processes and procedures to ensure the company is in compliance with these requirements. Be the company’s front-line point of contact in the relationship with the company’s external auditors.
  • Exit Readiness and Compliance: Lead efforts to ensure the company's readiness for an IPO or other exit event, including preparation of financial statements, compliance with regulatory requirements, and implementation of internal controls. Collaborate with legal, finance, and external advisors to navigate the complexities of the IPO process and meet regulatory deadlines.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Provide strong leadership and mentorship to the accounting team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement. Delegate responsibilities effectively and promote professional development opportunities.
  • Risk Management and Internal Controls: Establish and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets, ensure compliance with regulatory standards, and mitigate financial risks. Conduct regular reviews and audits to ensure compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Serve as a key liaison between the accounting department and other functional areas of the organization, as well as external stakeholders, including investors, auditors, and regulatory agencies. Communicate financial performance, strategic initiatives, and compliance matters effectively to build trust and credibility.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive initiatives to streamline accounting processes, enhance efficiency, and leverage technology solutions to automate routine tasks. Stay abreast of industry best practices, emerging trends, and regulatory changes to maintain a competitive edge.
  • Strategic Partnerships and Growth Initiatives: Assess opportunities for strategic partnerships, acquisitions, or other growth initiatives that enhance the company's value proposition and contribute to long-term success. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate potential opportunities, conduct due diligence, and execute transactions that drive shareholder value.
  • Strategic Financial Planning: Work closely with the Director of Finance and Planning to develop and execute a comprehensive financial strategy that aligns with our organizational goals and supports our pre-IPO objectives. Work closely with senior leadership to assess financial risks and opportunities and formulate actionable plans to maximize value creation.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • B.A/M.A degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA designation required together with 6+ years experience in a Big 4 accounting firm, preferably culminating as a Sr. Manager (candidates that do not meet this requirement will not be considered)
  • Proven track record of senior leadership experience in accounting or finance roles, with demonstrated success in guiding companies through complex financial transactions
  • Ideal candidates will have at least 3+ years of private company experience leading technical accounting activities, financial statement preparation and preparing for an IPO, including the preparation of an S-1
  • Deep knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting requirements, and regulatory compliance standards, particularly in the context of pre-IPO companies.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic mindset, with the ability to think analytically, anticipate future trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex financial challenges.
  • Commitment to integrity, ethics, and professionalism, with a passion for driving organizational excellence and delivering value to shareholders.

Benefits

Flexible Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401(K) with company match, Equity, Health, Vision, Dental, Voluntary Life Insurance, Wellness Program and, best of all, working with awesome people - ask about that when you speak with us!

HR Policy

We’re an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. All Candidates must pass a drug screening and background check upon employment. Must be authorized to work in the U.S.