• Controller

    Job Locations US-OH-Sheffield Village
    Job ID
    2019-1142
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Controller is responsible for managing the accounting department. This role also serves as a consultant for managers within the organization, advising them of current budgetary information and working with managers to create a fiscal strategy that aligns with the goals of the organization.

    Responsibilities

    1. Responsible for supervising the accounting procedures of the company
    2. Audit the work of the accounting department
    3. Engage in critical and confidential aspects of accounting
    4. Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies, etc. of major importance
    5. Advise management on matters of fiscal procedure and importance for the organization
    6. Ensure compliance with the financial procedures of the organization
    7. Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including:
      1. month and end-year process
      2. accounts payable/receivable
      3. cash receipts
      4. general ledger
      5. payroll and utilities
      6. treasury, budgeting
      7. cash forecasting
      8. revenue and expenditure variance analysis
      9. capital assets reconciliations
      10. trust account statement reconciliations
      11. check runs
      12. fixed asset activity
      13. debt activity
    8. Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
    9. Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
    10. Coordinate and complete annual audits
    11. Provide recommendations
    12. Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
    13. Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
    14. Meet financial accounting objectives
    15. Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
    16. Works with confidential data, which, if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or minor external effect
    17. Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Education

    A high school diploma or GED is required; an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Business Administration from an accredited college or university required; Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred; CPA designation preferred

     

    Experience & Skills

    • 3-4 years of relevant accounting experience
    • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
    • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
    • High attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to direct and supervise
    • The Controller manages all employees of the accounting department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department
    • Requires solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong analytical, conceptual and planning skills are required
    • Excellent math skills and overall PC literacy (Microsoft Office) are required
    • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated and disciplined with the ability to multi-task
    • Must successfully complete a criminal background check, physical, drug screen and E-verify

    Travel

    Travel for this position is rare; less than 5%

     

    EOE/Drug Free Workplace

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