Comptroller

Posted: 09/24/2021

Position Summary
Comptroller, or Financial Controller, is responsible for ensuring an organization remains in good financial standing.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains new employees in the Accounting department.
  • Supervises and manages the Accounting department's assignments and priorities.
  • Assigns financial responsibilities in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Supervises Human Resources Manager. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for the management and direction of the accounting and human resource operations, developing and maintaining procedures in compliance with company policies.
  • Timely completion of the month end internal Financial Statements, maintain integrity of balance sheet accounts through review of account activity for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Prepare and record journal entries, apply revenue recognition, expense accruals, and overall knowledge of GAAP. Perform financial analysis as necessary.
  • Manage payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer billing functions, including collections of past-due accounts.
  • Manage work flow of department to ensure timely processing of relevant data and administration of accounting systems to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Implement methods of tracking expenses, resulting in reduced operating expenses and improving profit margins
  • Monitor and review of capital equipment spending activities.
  • File monthly sales tax returns, research and recommend implementation of appropriate procedures related to multiple state sales tax issues.
  • Coordinate all internal and external audit procedures.
  • Perform a variety of special projects as directed by management. 

Education, Skills and Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance, with a minimum of 10 years of experience; OR a relevant Master's degree with five years of experience.
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of budgetary and accounting principles, practices, and policies.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and other financial standards and requirements.
  • Understanding of taxation, payroll and other fiscal aspects of a business.
  • Ability to create and manage corporate budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide accounting services as detailed in management agreement.
  • Excellent managerial skills.
  • Exceptional numerical ability.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with spreadsheet and financial analysis and accounting software, specifically, QuickBooks, is essential.
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions.
  • Able to prioritize and plan work activities
  •  Excellent communication skills and able to interact professionally with all levels within the organization and with external customers.
Working Environment
  • Normal office environment and moderate noise levels.
  • During emergency situations position is able to telework.
Physical Requirements
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Climbing, standing, walking, and bending periodically.
  • Engaging in repetitive movements of wrists, hands, and fingers – typing and/or writing.
  • Working frequently at close visual range (i.e. preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcription, computer terminal, extensive reading).
  • Exerting up to 10-20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift,
  • Carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. 
Work Schedule & Travel Requirements
  • Office hours range from 8:00 am – 4:30 PM. Employees are required to be available and engaged in work-related activities during the core working hours.
  • May be required to attend events or meetings outside of normal work hours