Accounting Career Consultants

Controller Greater Saint Louis, Missouri

Job Reference: JOB-23320


Why is this a Great Opportunity?

  • Unique industry, business poised to grow in coming years
  • Dynamic role, well suited for an analytically minded individual
  • Will lead, influence, and grow a small accounting department
  • High visibility, will collaborate with key stakeholders across the business
  • Will act as a strategic partner with executive leadership
  • Clear runway to CFO path

Job Description:

  • Overall responsibility for the daily accounting functions and development of Monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Maintain an effective system of internal controls to safeguard Company assets, routinely deliver reliable financial statements, and achieve an unqualified audit opinion.
  • Manage the daily cash flow and bank borrowings on the line of credit and monitor all loan covenants to ensure compliance.
  • Provide in-depth analytical support in the areas of sales, pricing, margin, budgets, and profitability in support of the Companys daily operations as well as strategic goals.
  • Perform monthly business analysis and effectively present information for senior management.
  • Track Company performance against established goals and provide recommendations on corrective action.
  • Initiate, propose, and develop recommendations aimed at improving company profitability, reporting capabilities, or other factors that affect the overall performance of the company.
  • Define the scope of the work, deliverables, resources, timeline, solutions, and governance for all financial analytical projects, procedures, and initiatives.
  • Be a strong, respected, and influential leader within the organization with a determined focus on building collaboration and partnerships across all departments.
  • Lead and provide strong managerial oversight for projects, requests, and problem-solving initiatives, internally and externally and with cross-functional teams.
  • Effectively manage budgets to ensure company goals and objectives are being met.
  • Model the organizational values of thinking innovatively; optimizing solutions with a customer focus; operating with integrity and a sense of urgency; leading change; and being accountable.
  • Model and translate a strong understanding of problem-solving strategies into improved performance, effectiveness, and increased productivity.
  • Manage a variety of shifting deadlines through multi-tasking and turning projects/initiatives to on-time completions.
  • Contribute and drive initiatives that improve company profitability


  • Bachelors in accounting or finance required (Advanced degree or CPA designation a plus)
  • Over 6 total years of experience audit, accounting, and/or financial analysis
  • Previous experience managing a staff
  • Experience working in a small to midsized company finance department, or public accounting experience
  • Experience with ERP systems and other analytical tools
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work cross-functionally

Nick Sikorski
Search Consultant

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7903 | Email:

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