• Professional Staff
  • Roberts, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefit Package

SENIOR VP OF FINANCE needed to lead the accounting team for DCC Propane, LLC, the U.S. propane operations of DCC, plc.  This is a senior leadership position responsibility for directing all the financial activities of the business including financial closings, reporting, tax and banking. The role reports directly to the President and is expected to be a close commercial partner of the management team locally and abroad.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Lead, develop and motivate the accounting team
  • Operational Accounting Supervision (Cash, AP, Fixed Assets, Taxes, General Ledger)
  • Monthly Close and Financial Reporting 
  • Verify & Analyze Monthly Financials
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies 
  • Design and implement process efficiencies 
  • Annual Budget preparation and variance analysis
  • Preparation of weekly and quarterly forecasts
  • Support payroll recording, income tax filings and coordinate internal & external audits
  • Provide accounting research and guidance on new or proposed process changes
  • Liaise with corporate headquarters abroad on various topics 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of corporate/departmental and industry accounting practices, procedures and principles with ability to modify or develop new procedures to meet specialized needs of the organization. 
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP and statutory accounting principles, practices and procedures. Knowledge of and/or experience with IFRS beneficial.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of processing systems and applications. 
  • Ability to supervise, direct and handle personnel and training issues. 
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, and other business-related software systems.  Experience with Microsoft Access is a bonus.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and manage personnel at all levels. 
  • Thorough analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and assume responsibility for decisions which have an impact on people and quality of service. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of distribution business. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with CPA certification
  • MBA is preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of Accounting experience is required
  • Minimum of 2 years of management experience is preferred
  • Requires a valid driver license


About Us:  The DCC Propane, a division of DCC plc, has served communities for over 70 years providing propane for residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial uses and water conditioning services since 1962.  Currently we have a staff of 390 working across 12 states under a number of strong regional brands. The business has succeeded in maintaining a strong family-feel with an unwavering commitment to safety and customer service with competitive compensation and benefits.


To learn more about us:          www.hicksgas.com

To learn more about DCC:       www.dcc.ie

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