Controller

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15200
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Controller
Job Location: Connecticut - Orange
Base Compensation: $110,000 — $145,000
Total Compensation: $110,000 — $145,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Professional Services

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

My client is a $150M fast growing entrepreneurial business and service provider to Fortune 1000 manufacturing, distribution, technology companies in the US and abroad. This diversified services company prides itself on being a great company that values it customer relationships and provides value added services while leadership continues to advance company revenues, expand customer base and demographic penetration. CEO is focused on increasing market share while attracting top talent to support business expansion. Company has a history of quality of life while offering employee development, and promotions. Vision is simple here; its growth and leadership, and the key elements are currently in place to support their vision including a focused business strategy, a streamlined organizational structure, and a renewed commitment to serve their customers and each other to the best of their abilities. Great family focused culture!

JOB DESCRIPTION

Report to CFO, be viewed as a business partner across all operations, and lead a small team of 7+. Important is that business has expanded with 15+operating locations domestically and within Europe, Asia, and Canada. Looking for a result oriented, hands-on proactive thinker and doer with upside to CFO. Looking to enhance all controllership functions. Be actively involved in and/or responsible for the following areas: • Lead the day to day accounting. month end close, P&L and balance sheet account analysis and reconciliations, actual to budget variance analysis, billing, and cash applications • Preparation of monthly financial reporting package including key metrics and commentary • FASB/GAAP accounting research and implementation • Partner with external auditors on internal controls and annual audit process. Work with legal counsel • Assist on continuous improvement projects to improve working capital, reduce operating expenses, automate manual processes, simplify the chart of accounts, and provide better business metrics • Be collaborative on the annual budget and short term forecasting • Partner with IT and senior leadership to process to improve IT reporting functions and ERP implementation • Be an advisor on revenue recognition, leases, expense allocations, and other accounting applications • Enhance and update policy and procedures manual • Mentor, develop and train staff to create a world class accounting team • Evaluate financial reporting software and determine if enhancements or upgrades are necessary to improve the accuracy, timeliness and efficiency of reporting • Download data from ERP systems and manipulate data in Excel to prepare financial summaries

QUALIFICATIONS

Must live in Connecticut. Must have a CPA or parts passed, 6+ overall years experience, with 3+ years of related experience in corporate accounting and financial reporting and 3+ years of leading a team. Strong Microsoft Excel, ERP and QuickBooks skills. Must be detailed orientated. Candidates groomed in a national CPA firm, investment, banking/financing, credit corp. or leasing industry is ideal.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 5-6+
  
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