Director of Accounting and Finance

RIX Industries
Benicia, CA

RIX Director of Accounting and Finance

RIX Industries is seeking a dynamic new Director of Accounting and Finance to lead the department and become a fully participating and value-added member of the management team. The Director of Accounting and Finance is primarily responsible for the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing staff. The Director of Accounting and Finance will be responsible for managing the five-person staff and functions of the Controller, Accounting, and Human Resources.

As a member of the management team, reporting to the President, the Director of Accounting and Finance will not only be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business. The Director of Accounting and Finance has overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of company strategy and is expected to analyze figures and implement recommendations based on these findings.

Successful candidates will have at a minimum 8 years of government contracting and accounting experience within the manufacturing industry ($30M-$100M company). Professional experience in human resources and ERP systems, and experience managing a team of up to eight is required. See the attached Position Fact Sheet for additional required competencies. Recruitment closes July 12, 2017.

About RIX Industries:

Benicia, CA based RIX Industries, manufactures a wide range of pneumatic energy storage and transfer system solutions, including reciprocating piston and screw compressors, gas generators, and liquefiers for industrial gasses, 75% of which are for military customers. RIX specializes in applying oil-free technology to high-pressure applications and other highly demanding environments. RIX has been in business since 1878 and has been proudly providing highly customized products to the U.S. Armed Forces for over 120 years. With a solid industry reputation that is second to none, RIX is an established leader in American-made compressor engineering and manufacturing.