The Controller is a staff position whose primary responsibilities are accounting for company transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP; maintaining accurate financial records; ensuring data integrity; and implementing financial controls. This includes documenting the existing control structure, eliminating redundant controls, and maintaining current written procedures of all accounting processes.
In addition, the Controller is responsible for the management of information technology, insurance, sales tax reporting, federal income tax reporting, A/R operations, A/P operations and outside audits.
- Develop and document standard practices and procedures for all accounting matters. Coordinate implementation of those practices and procedures throughout the company including inventory management, treasury operations, sales, shipping, receiving, and production
- Responsible for all accounting records and practices (i.e. approval of new GL’s; period-end close)
- Oversee and assure the accuracy of the recording and reporting of all financial transactions in accordance with GAAP
- Manage period-end close process (month, quarter, and year) which includes preparation and accurate reporting of the financial statements and other financial reports of the company as of a period end.
- Manage all accounting operations including A/R and A/P operations
- Inter-company accounting reconciliation and consolidation
- Maintain a record of all contracts and leases
- Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and subsequent forecast updates. Prepare period (monthly, quarterly, and annual) variance reports that measure actual versus forecasted performance.
- Supervision of all matters relating to taxes. Oversee and coordinate the timely filing of all taxes -state and federal. Develop and administer policies and procedures for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to taxes.
- Responsible for assuring that all company assets and liabilities are properly accounted for and adequately insured
- Research technical accounting issues for compliance
- Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
- Assure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
- Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
- Oversee the company’s relationship with outside auditors
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Graduate degree preferred)
- An excellent technical foundation in accounting and finance with an understanding and thorough knowledge of accounting principles
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - preferred
- 5+ years’ experience in a senior financial managerial position
- Quantum experience - preferred