CONTROLLER

Dallas, TX

The role of the Controller has responsibility for critical financial aspects of the Company and is expected to provide meaningful leadership and support contributing to the overall success of the Company.

The Controller will be responsible for general accounting, financial reporting and the transaction processing functions, among others for the Company. This includes supervision of staff for general accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. The Controller will also be responsible for accounting policies and practices, maintenance of financial records, and preparation of numerous internal and external financial reports.

This position is also responsible for ensuring the Company has the financial systems, controls and procedures in place to support the effective execution of operational initiatives for our external customer base. The Controller is a full time role reporting to the CFO.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of all financial transactions

  • Responsible for the timely execution of the monthly close process

  • Monthly review of financial accounts, identification of key variances and performance analysis driving improvement

  • Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met

  • Ensure timely and accurate information delivery (reports and analysis).

  • Strengthen the structure as well as build and develop the accounting and finance talent.

  • Demonstrate service oriented leadership so that the department provides leadership, support, and management of financial information to the other areas of the organization.

  • Create, coordinate, and evaluate the accounting processes, oversee general accounting, AR/AP, applicable software programs, and all information systems in the company including budgeting, state and local tax processing.

  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal financial reporting requirements including GAAP.

  • Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, including information reports for banks and shareholders.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.

  • Participate in managing the annual budgeting process

  • Participate in treasury and cash management activities on an ongoing basis

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA preferred

  • Five+ years’ experience in the Controller role or significant financial and accounting leadership roles

  • Experience in large and small to mid-size organizations preferred

  • Manufacturing or distribution experience preferred

  • Seasoned in building and developing an accounting department

  • Transformational leadership strongly preferred

  • Netsuite experience strongly preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with a primary focus on Microsoft Excel

Personal Characteristics:

  • Hands on

  • Entrepreneurial and high energy

  • Comfortable working with change, taking actions and making decisions

  • Intellectual capacity and creative thinker (transformational thinking)

  • Active listening and communication skills

  • Understands drivers to building business value

  • Mentor and coach finance team and provide leadership to team members outside finance

  • Team Player!!

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