Director of Accounting

Date:  May 16, 2023

Waukegan, IL, US, 60087

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  Luxor

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Up Desk Store brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.

The Director of Accounting is responsible for the accounting in an omni-channel company. They will interact closely with the Luxor management team and EBSCO corporate office.  The Luxor work environment is fast paced and team oriented; there will be a strong emphasis placed on reporting, financial analysis, and overall continuous improvement for this role.  The Director of Accounting has responsibility for managing the Accounting department, and assures that processes, policies, and procedures are in place so that all accounting transactions are posting accurately and with proper oversight.  S/he will ensure the accurate, timely and clear delivery of the monthly financials in accordance with GAAP standards through leadership of the close and consolidation activities along with fostering an effective internal control environment. S/he will lead process improvement initiatives to achieve efficiencies in the accounting function. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the management and execution of the company’s accounting and financial reporting functions and the timely preparation of month-end financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage all accounting activities including monthly close, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and additional processes to ensure proper accounting.
  • Create monthly financial statements, analyses and other key management reports.
  • Help develop and maintain policies and procedures that are appropriate for a reseller and e-commerce sales organization and which are consistent with Luxor’s parent company EBSCO Industries.
  • Develop, maintain and enhance internal controls to assure protection of company assets.
  • Establish metrics (KPIs) for all operational initiatives; develop data presentation format and report to CFO on a monthly basis.
  • Review contracts and agreements for appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Within the ERP (NetSuite) system, work with other functional areas on integration issues and the determination of appropriate workflows.
  • Oversee the A/R, and A/P functions through direct management of the A/R and A/P team.
  • Identify any areas of the business which are not following standard processes and work to drive standardization across all BU’s.
  • Assist CFO with acquisition activities.
  • Provide direct reports and department members with appropriate training, coaching, and motivation that enable their success and establish a positive working environment.
  • Attract, hire and develop A-player talent in all roles in the Accounting department, along with conducting employee performance reviews to evaluate performance to ensure the requirements of Luxor are met, and that high performers are challenged with additional responsibility.
  • Projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer




  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well with all levels of employees




  • Work experience:
  • Minimum 10 years Accounting experience in a corporate setting
  • Background in public accounting, or Director of Accounting level experience preferred
  • Minimum two years Management experience with direct reports
  • Education experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting of Finance required, CPA preferred
  • MBA or MA in Accounting or Finance preferred


Computer equipment and level of software requirements:


  • ERP system experience required, SAP and NetSuite preferred
  • Exceptional advanced Excel skills required



Specific Knowledge, licenses, certifications REQUIRED:


  • Strong GAAP knowledge




  • Accounting department – various levels




  • Workplace Safety training




  • None




  • None




  • Usual office working conditions



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other

job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the essential levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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