Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Hamden, Connecticut
Posted
Apr 16, 2024
Closes
Apr 19, 2024
Ref
2748229578
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
About The Company:

Our client is a logistics infrastructure company with corporate offices across the country. This organization provides extensive services for some of the world's largest companies within the energy, agriculture, food, manufacturing, construction, and public safety sectors. The company has grown significantly from recent acquisitions, as well as organically.

About the Role:

Our client is seeking a Controller to join their team following some internal shifts related to the growth they've experienced. The Controller will report to the CAO and serve as a senior financial leader in the company's Northeast regional operations. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success and will thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment. This position will oversee 3 direct reports and will serve as a mentor, coach, and strong leader to these individuals. The Controller will also be responsible for the hiring and compensation decisions of these team members.

Primary Responsibilities of the Controller:

Day to Day Responsibilities: The deliverables for this position are very similar to that of most controller positions.
  • Monthly/Quarterly/Annual accounting and financial reporting
  • Yearend audit/auditor requests
  • P&L and cashflow forecasts
  • Accounts receivable collectability reviews

Team Development: Part of this role will be:
  • Training and development of accounting staff
  • Hiring and compensation of accounting staff
  • Effectively delegating and optimizing team performance
  • Instilling a positive and collaborative team environment
  • Performance reviews

Preferred Experience of the Controller:
  • Experience as a Corporate or Divisional Controller, financial reporting manager, or similar experience at a similarly sized company (>25$ million in revenue) required.
  • Degree in Accounting or Graduate Business Degree required.
  • CPA Certification preferred but not required.
  • Capacity for occasional travel (