Creative Financial Staffing
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
May 09, 2024
May 24, 2024
Full Time
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A top client of ours, headquartered here in the Twin Cities Metro (Eden Prairie) is looking to add a Controller to their growing Accounting & Finance team! Join today!

Boosting one of the largest and worlds leading wholesalers with a globally recognized brand, this client has 70 years of experience serving independent retailers! They support a spirit of entrepreneurial thinking, a passion for excellence, and fosters a workplace that promotes teamwork and shared knowledge.

Work Model:
Our client is currently operating in a hybrid environment, asking for 2 days in office per week.

Why work here:

Employees who work for this employer are proud to share this client:
  • Embraces personal and professional growth
  • Recognizes diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation
  • Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting oversight (AP/AR, billing, general ledger entries, bank reconciliation, credit card expense report reconciliation, cash applications, collections)
  • Analyze and revise existing accounting processes to streamline operations and develop and document any new processes and accounting policies as needed
  • Process new customer credit references and assign credit limits and terms.
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes, including working with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance.
  • Conduct financial statement analyses and make appropriate recommendations to CEO/President
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Maintain files and comply with record retention requirements.
  • Manage, coach, and train/develop department team members.

Qualifications preferred for the Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent
  • CPA, CMA, MS Acct and/or MBA credentials preferred but not required
  • 6+ years relevant accounting experience with increasing roles of responsibility
  • Experience with ERP administration
  • Advanced Problem Solving and Analytical Skills
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel
  • Can work in a team environment
  • Willing to help and guide other teammates

$115,000 - $120,000