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Accounting Director - Charitable & Crown

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 80286 



Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.



We are seeking an Accounting Director to lead a team responsible for all financial accounting and reporting for the clients of a private trust company. Clients include individual family members, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and private foundations. This is a significant leadership role in the organization and we are looking for someone who is not just an expert in their field, but also brings a high level of personal leadership. This is a manager of managers’ role and reports directly to the COO. 


The Accounting Director is expected to lead beyond his/her role, demonstrating a high degree of personal leadership and mentoring others. The controller is also the business partner responsible for the financial technology systems. Our ideal candidate will bring energy, a positive attitude and a deliver results in a way that everyone says “I want to work with that person!”



  • Lead the preparation of monthly financial statements and annual financial reporting
  • Lead the development of annual expenditure budgets and financial forecast for the company and its clients
  • Oversee the budget and risk management
  • Oversee investment partnership accounting
  • Maintain accuracy, quality and timeliness of all financial data including ensuring proper controls and management of the audit process
  • Foster a highly engaged, positive, collaborative work culture and have direct accountability to coach and lead the accounting team members


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.



The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years of accounting or tax experience
  • Minimum 5 years prior people management experience



Your resume and portfolio/application will stand out if you have:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Accounting and/or tax experience within a family office or trust company
  • Master of business administration degree
  • Strong understanding of tax partnership, investment fund and/or trust accounting rules
  • Risk Management Experience
  • Experience managing vendors and outside entities, ability to build trusting business relationships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Exemplary personal leadership, including a will to win as a team, high level of personal accountability and learning agility
  • High learning agility, resilience
  • Strong interpersonal savvy and relationship building skills. Strong customer-focus and collaborative approach to work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to effectively communicate complex material in a concise and understandable way to a variety of audiences



In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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