Accounting and Finance

Controller

Direct Hire/Permanent

Accounting Career Consultants

Controller St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-20099

We currently have a great opportunity for a Controller to oversee our accounting department. The Controller will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, interacting with external stakeholders, budgeting, developing internal accounting controls, and building a strong financial team. The successful candidate for this position will report directly to our VP of Finance and IT and play an instrumental role in the financial future of the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Issue timely and complete financial statements and perform month-end closing journal entries and account reconciliations

Preparation for the annual audit

Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner

Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.

Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.

Maximizes return and limits risk on cash. ? Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.

Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, advising management on needed actions. Issues 1099’s

 Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.

Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

Monitors revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.

Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures.

Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.

 Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.

Payroll/ 401k administration, banking for US and Canada, rebate payouts, generating and publishing statements and other reports monthly.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Developing Budgets, Legal Compliance, Tracking Budget Expenses, SFAS Rules, Accounting, Managing Processes, Reporting Research Results, Management Proficiency, Coordination, Motivating Others, Attention to Detail
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  •  Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in reporting, consolidation and financial analysis.
  •  Accounting/GAAP knowledge
  •  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel & Access)
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills
  •  Ability to complete projects timely and accurately critical
  •  Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
  •  Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment

 

BENEFITS:

 Competitive starting salary rate

 Health & Welfare Program (Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance)

 401 K Plan (with company contribution)

 AD&D & Life Insurance

 Paid vacation time

Renee Loomis
Senior Account Manager

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: 314-292-7913 | Email: rloomis@careeradvancers.com

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