Financial Controller

Reports to:

CFO

Position
Description:

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual seeking a leadership role in a private equity-backed, innovative and high-growth business.  The Finance Controller is a strategic finance position that will oversee the accounting operations of the company including; but not limited to, financial reporting, monthly close process and the annual audit.  This position will perform in-depth financial modeling, budgeting, and forecasting, data analysis and play a key role in the integration of acquired businesses. The Financial Controller will have heavy interaction with senior management and the private equity firm.

Roles &
Responsibilities:

Strategic, Planning and Forecasting

  • Partner with the CFO and senior executives to prepare annual budgets for the company.
  • Develop a financial forecasting process and method for periodic updates.
  • Assist in the development of long-term strategic plans.
  • Analyze financial details to identify opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Provide input on major company expenses.
  • Oversee the implementation and consolidation of accounting records for newly acquired companies.
  • Establish and maintain policies and procedures and internal controls to ensure sustainable and profitable growth.

Develop and Maintain Company’s Accounting Records & Financial Reporting Structure

  • Partner with the CFO to develop the general ledger accounting structure and financial reporting templates.
  • Provide in-depth variance analysis of operating results compared to prior periods and budget.
  • Develop daily/weekly/monthly journal entry process and protocols to maintain accounting records.
  • Orchestrate monthly and annual close processes, including reconciliation of key accounts.
  • Act upon and resolve all variances resulting from operational results timely.
  • Lead all financial statement preparation, presentation, and analyses.
  • Develop a financial reporting package for monthly and annual results.
  • Partner with senior management to identify and report on key performance metrics and indicators.
  • Manage a team of professionals across accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Oversee the Completion of Audit Process and Quarterly Attestations

  • Prepare the company’s financial statements and books and records in a timely manner after year-end for the external auditors to commence and complete their audit timely.
  • Be the point person working with the auditors directly, assisting in their completion of the annual audit.
  • Work with CPA firm to ensure timely completion of quarterly reporting and attestation requirements.

ERP/Financial Software Implementation & Upkeep

  • Play a key role in standing up financial systems, ensure data imports are accurate and systems work as needed.
  • Create systems and processes for checking accuracy of data within software.
  • Evaluate and improve processes and systems to promote operational excellence.

Manage the Team

  • Cross-train staff to achieve increased efficiency, employee motivation, collaboration, workforce sustainability, and corporate agility.
  • Mentor team members as part of succession planning.
  • Participate in the company’s career pathing initiative.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field of study
  • CPA/MBA preferred
  • Investment banking background desirable
  • Four to six years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) a huge plus

Qualifications
Required:

  • Technical: Possess advanced financial modeling skills; advanced Excel skills
  • Team player: Builds constructive working relationships across departments and various levels of employees
  • Quality of work: Delivers error-free work that fulfills the requirements of the task or project at hand
  • Organization & Productivity: Efficiently uses time; plans and prioritizes work effectively; completes assignments on schedule; seeks to assist in areas outside of standard scope of responsibility; gets things done
  • Analyzes and Solves Problems: Analyze data, identifies problems, and uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions
  • Positivity & Optimism: Maintains a positive outlook; highly motivated and faces challenges with optimism.
  • Independence & Accountability: Ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions, while taking personal accountability for actions
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities; meets deadlines, and maintains composure in stressful situations; open to different and new ways of doing things
  • Interpersonal Skills: Characterized by a high level of cooperation; respect and understand alternative viewpoints
  • Communication Skills: Demonstrates mastery of both written and verbal communications, delivering clear and organized thoughts

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