Corporate Controller - NE Metro Atlanta

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Norcross, Georgia
Posted
May 14, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2759878954
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Rapidly growing through acquisition, a leading reseller in its industry is seeking to add a Corporate Controller to their A&F team. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for overseeing the accounting team and managing critical financial and accounting functions to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the company's financial reporting.

The Controller's responsibility will extend beyond traditional accounting duties to include risk management, tax and governmental reporting, along with financial planning and analysis (FP&A) support.

Owner of the Accounting Function:
  • Supervise and lead the accounting team, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, compliance, GAAP adherence, and treasury functions.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture within the accounting department.
  • Implement and maintain effective internal control policies and procedures.
  • Manage any governmental, bank, or financial audit processes.
  • Manage 401(k), payroll, and employee benefits alongside other business managers.
  • Provide strategic financial insights to support business initiatives and decision-making.

Tax and Governmental Reporting:
  • Oversee the tax and governmental reporting function, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Acquisitions and Subsidiary Oversight:
  • Work together with finance, sales, operations, and company leadership to effectively evaluate, acquire, and on-board acquired entities
  • Oversee accounting processes for all subsidiaries, ensuring alignment with parent company accounting standards.

Leadership
  • Lead by example with a strong work ethic.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive financial success.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field. (Masters degree or CPA preferred)
  • Proven experience as a controller or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and budgeting
  • Preferred Experience:
    • CPA designation with audit experience a plus
    • Experience in middle market industrial or service industry
    • Experience integrating acquisitions