Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Cibolo, Texas
Posted
May 16, 2024
Closes
May 19, 2024
Ref
2761611828
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Controller

Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Controller to join their team. As a leading water utility organization, this company is dedicated to providing reliable and sustainable water and wastewater services to its communities. In this role, you will play a key part in shaping the financial strategies and ensuring robust financial controls.

Responsibilities of the Controller:
  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP standards and manage all audit processes.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs), internal controls, and processes to streamline financial operations.
  • Manage a team of up to five finance professionals, providing mentorship and guidance.
  • Monitor and manage inventory control processes, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Oversee construction-in-progress (CIP) accounting, tracking costs related to fixed-asset construction.
  • Drive change and improvement initiatives, pushing against resistance to implement best practices and innovative solutions.
  • Work closely with other departments to support organizational goals and initiatives.

Qualifications needed for the Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field (Master's degree and/or CPA certification is a plus).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting and finance, with a strong understanding of GAAP standards.
  • Proven experience managing a company through audits and implementing internal controls.
  • Strong experience creating SOPs, processes, and streamlining financial operations.
  • Experience in inventory control and construction-in-progress accounting is preferred.
  • Familiarity with public, government, state, or municipality industry experience is advantageous.
  • Experience with ERP system implementation is a plus.
  • Oversight of HR functions/Has helped implement HR processes

Compensation and Benefits for the Controller:
  • Competitive salary of $130,000 with a discretionary Christmas bonus.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and more.
  • Work-life balance with 40-hour work weeks and a business casual dress code.
  • Modern, beautiful new office building
  • Growing company with strong revenue