Kinsley Group
East Granby, Connecticut
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
The Kinsley Group is seeking a Controller to join their team! The Controller is responsible for supervising and organizing various financial functions, including financial reporting, monthly and annual financial closings, financial planning and analysis, billing, banking, payroll, benefits costing and payments, and accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. Additionally, they oversee the employees performing these tasks, all while upholding and exhibiting the company's core values.

Kinsley Group, a family-owned business, has been an industry leader in generator service, sales and rentals for 60 years. We are a KOHLER generator distributor headquartered in East Granby, CT with locations throughout the northeast. At Kinsley, we are dedicated to exceeding our customers' expectations in an environment that is enjoyable and rewarding.

If you want to join a growing company with strong family values, a great culture, and a company where you are valued for your hard work and have opportunities to grow - then look no further, come join our Kinsley family!

Controller Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Accurate financial report preparation in compliance with regulatory agencies, US GAAP requirements, and all local, state, and federal laws
  • Manage the revenue recognition practices including contact accounting estimates at completion (EAC) in compliance with US GAAP and working with the project management team.
  • Lead the annual budget preparation in coordination with the CFO, year-end/month-end closes & reviews, including weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial transactions
  • Provide monthly variance analysis and work with department owners to explain variances
  • Lead and drive process improvements with the finance supervisors to improve transactional efficiency
  • Coordinate and supervise general accounting activities, including billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll
  • Perform research and investigation of transactions affecting financial data, formulate recommendations, and implement them
  • Assist with administration of the company's 401k plan and Health Savings Accounts
  • Assist in salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity
  • Provide daily planning, organization, direction, and coordination of financial groups
  • Supervise purchasing, credit approval, payroll, and cash flow processes
  • Establish appropriate financing for day-to-day operating needs and monitor cash flow and working capital
  • Coordinate annual reviews with external auditors
  • Manage internal and external relationships with accountants, bankers, collection agencies, insurance agents, attorneys, vendors, and agencies
  • Perform other related duties as required

Preferred Controller Skills and Experience:

  • Five+ years of experience managing an accounting staff, including hiring, training, directing, and evaluating employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems
  • Proficient in AR, AP, GL, sales tax preparation and filing, financial reporting, banking, payroll, and internal auditing
  • Strong analytical skills, utilizing various business math formulas and statistical equations to interpret reports.
  • Effective problem-solving skills, identifying and resolving issues promptly
  • Experience with Great Plains Accounting software and Paylocity preferred
  • Has the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency in business computing, excel, financial reporting software, and PowerBI
  • Cost-consciousness, working within budgets and implementing cost-saving measures

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.