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Corporate Controller

Will be responsible for the direct supervision of all accounting and financial functions. Primary responsibilities include supervision of the monthly close process, monthly, quarterly and annual billings to clients for services provided, billing reimbursements from clients, collection of accounts receivable, supervising accounts payable, payroll, monthly reporting for the owner, monthly preparation of a reforecast, annual preparation of a budget, assist in the preparation of quarterly tax projections and annual tax return preparation and all treasury administration. The Corporate Controller will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Preparation of certified annual financial statements with footnotes and all accompanying schedules. Preparation of work papers supporting the annual tax return
  • Coordinate the preparation  of annual tax return  with outside big 10 accounting  firm CPA firm
  • Implement a process to record transactions by department  and compare costs incurred  to budget and performance analysis of profit  centers
  • Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity
  • Preparation of work papers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances
  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnotes
  • Preparation of the year to date cash flow
  • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances
  • Preparation of monthly reforecast incorporating historical results and future assumptions
  • Supervise the accumulation of permitted reimbursements from clients through the accounts payable process and bill these reimbursements to the clients monthly
  • Assist the Chief Accounting Officer in maintaining records for retirement accounts (i.e., 401-K Plan)
  • Supervision of all accounts payable processed in corporate office. This includes corporate payables, payables for
  • Title Holding Entities, allocations of costs incurred on behalf of multiple entities
  • Review of expenses incurred on behalf of multiple entities such as software (JD Edwards) costs, accounting services, analytical services, etc.
  • Maintenance of fixed asset records for coordinate quarterly inventory of fixed assets with the information technology department
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls
  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting  cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations
  • Accurate and timely production of all financial information
  • Proper analytical review of the asset operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
  • Plus any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

Prerequisites:

Education:

  • Bachelors and/or Master's Degree in accounting. The degree should be obtained from a well-recognized university.
  • C.P.A. experience.
  • 15+ years in a position equivalent to a controller or higher responsibilities
  • 10+ years of experience working as a controller for a for a manufacturer
  • "Big Fifteen" or national accounting firm audit experience is preferred, but not required
  • Strong experience in both the private and public accounting sectors is preferred but not required

Skills:

  • Credibility, ethical, full disclosure and clean financial history
  • Confidential, understands the ethical standards of a CPA
  • Ability to handle payroll including the mental conflicts that are associated with this responsibility
  • Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
  • Accountable for specific performance
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same
  • Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
  • Exceptional work ethic

Hardware/Software:

  • Exceptional computer skills in the operation and functioning of all programs used by the organization, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and JD Edwards.

Typical Demands:

  • Able to analyze, organize, summarize and articulate complex legal and financial information
  • Good command of the English language and be able to proofread work
  • Able to read and interpret agreements, then implement the relevant provisions of these agreements
  • Detailed, organized and communicative
  • Understanding, yet persuasive and decisive when dealing with others in the organization
  • Responsive team player with ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks
  • Task and goal oriented and capable of functioning in an entrepreneurial and corporate setting
  • Able to prioritize and work with multiple supervisors including the CFO and owner