Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Mount Vernon, New York
Posted
Apr 03, 2024
Closes
Apr 05, 2024
Ref
2743008682
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Controller

About the Company & Opportunity

  • Growing management firm with over 200 locations nationwide
  • Welcoming & inclusive workplace
  • Employees say things like "great coworkers," and "Company culture focuses around personal and professional growth"
  • Ability to grow from within, extremely low turnover within the company
  • Currently have about 100 operating locations and will be doubling in the next year due to acquisition activity!
  • Over $1B in revenue with immense projected growth due to upcoming growth

What you'll do:
  • The Controller will maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
  • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures
  • Oversees all accounting staff
  • The Controller will ensure that accounts payable are paid promptly
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • The Controller will ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Process payroll promptly
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • The Controller will maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • The Controller will issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • The Controller will coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

What we are looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA preferred
  • Competence with financial software and technology
  • At least 10 years of public and/or private management accounting experience
  • Ideally someone with petroleum or retail industries (or someone with multi-location and multi-entity experience)