Comptroller, or Financial Controller, is responsible for ensuring an organization remains in good financial standing.
- 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.
- 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.
- Normal office environment and moderate noise levels.
- During emergency situations position is able to telework.
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.
- 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