Controller

Employer
Confidential
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
May 22, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Controller is accountable for the accounting and financial operations of the company. This involves the overseeing the accounting department staff and their primary functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, project accounting and related entity accounting operations. Other managerial duties include day-to-day treasury management, monthly financial reporting as well as custom reporting. The controller is also the company liaison for third party tax, insurance and human resource partnerships, government agencies, and other financial related entities and reports to the CFO.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Maintain an efficient department, with necessary check and balance controls, and insure that staff is competent and growing in skill and knowledge.

2. Responsible for the maintenance of the accounting and time-keeping system, chart of accounts, accounting records and ensuring transactions comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

3. Responsible for the management of outsourced functions: payroll, 401K administration, employee benefit and some human resource administration, and corporate tax reporting.

4. Ensure the issuing of timely and complete financial statements that comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

5. Management of a timely and accurate month-end close of accounting books.

6. Responsible for monthly financial reporting to include internal reporting with financial and operating metrics such as the executive cockpit charts, backlog and pipeline reporting, cost reporting and analysis, client/project revenue and profitability analysis, etc.

7. Will recommend, maintain and calculate benchmarks against which to measure the performance of the company - both traditional and industry-specific metrics.

8. Manage and produce the annual budget and ongoing forecasts.

9. Responsible for delivery of financial statements to necessary third parties: board of advisors, bank officers, insurance agencies and corporate CPA. This includes review with third parties and coordination with CPA to insure delivery of timely and accurate quarterly and annual corporate tax reporting.

10. Monitor treasury activities and maintain banking relationship. Treasury functions include overseeing bank reconciliations, monitoring cash balances and forecasts, monitoring of electronic bank transactions.

11. Lending responsibility will include management of debt vehicles: line of credit, capital and operational leases and notes payable, and ensure compliance with necessary covenants. In addition the controller will research and recommend financial investment vehicles for both short-term and long-term basis.

12. Manage company's risk profile and maintain appropriate insurance coverage. This involves annual review of all corporate liability policies, professional liability, workers compensation, and warehouse related policies (transit, warehouseman).

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

4-6 years of accounting experience and/or degree in finance

5-7 Years in managerial accounting

* Previous experience as a controller is required



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