Controller

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Job Title: Controller

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Lakewood

Job Description:

The Controller at our client is a pivotal role responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's financial operations and serving as a financial advisor to the President and the executive team. This position also involves working closely with the ownership group's Finance team to ensure compliance with accounting policies and reporting requirements. As a manager, the Controller will lead the accounting team's performance, growth, and development, as well as handle complex and confidential financial responsibilities.

Role Reports to: President

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of Finance and Accounting operations, including financial reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annual), forecasting, budgeting, financial analysis, cash management, and procurement.

  • Provide timely and accurate financial information to the President, ownership group's Finance team, internal stakeholders, auditors, and external agencies.

  • Manage the Accounting Team (currently three members).

  • Manage all Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) cycles with external partners and customers, including system and control improvements.

  • Review and assess regular transactions, investments, and business opportunities affecting the company's financial performance.

  • Ensure accurate accounting records and monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Monitor all business transactions and collaborate with other department leaders.

  • Continuously improve team productivity and cross-team processes.

  • Partner with the President to support corporate finance activities.

  • Develop and present monthly financial results to the ownership group's Finance team.

  • Prepare the annual budget in collaboration with the executive team and ownership group.

  • Manage annual financial statement audits and assist with tax return preparation.

  • Coordinate insurance and tax compliance with the ownership group.

  • Ensure compliance with debt covenants.

Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in finance, accounting, or business administration.

  • Ten years of relevant accounting experience, including personnel management.

  • Expertise with accounting systems, familiarity with Sage 100, and a proven track record in procedural automation.

  • Strong analytical and computational skills.

  • Highly organized, critical thinker with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, especially Excel.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Hours & Compensation:

  • Full-Time Position, Monday to Friday, with a minimum of 45-50 hours per week.

  • Annual Base Salary: $110,000 – $130,000 (exempt).

  • Group health, vision, and dental insurance, and a 401k plan.

  • Possible Bonus Compensation: $0.0k – $5.0k quarterly (contingent upon individual performance and company profitability).

Estimated Annual Compensation: $110,000 – $150,000

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