Controller - Restaurants

Golden Krust Franchising Inc. - Bronx, NY


Controller, Restaurant Division

Job Objectives: We are seeking a Controller to become an integral part of our team! You will oversee financial activities and personnel as well as identify areas of improvement to increase efficiency.

Controller, Restaurant Division

Job Objectives: We are seeking a Controller to become an integral part of our team! You will oversee financial activities and personnel as well as identify areas of improvement to increase efficiency.

Job Duties:

  • Full responsibility of Golden Krust Restaurant division’s financial with total of 120+ franchisees and company restaurants.
  • Responsible for CAPEX and property to ensure effective capital deployment and pre-opening expenses.
  • Provide effective leadership to ensure complete accountability for financial and operational performance
  • Develop and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures for Franchising and Restaurant business.
  • Owns annual audit process and ensures tax compliance for required states and countries
  • Ensure that all transaction in RSM system are accurately recorded.
  • Ensure that accounts receivables are collected promptly and accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
  • Issue timely and complete Cash Projections to management.
  • Act as a resource for personnel inside and outside the department for financial information.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance and operational support to our client owners and senior leadership team
  • Oversee the financial analysis, modeling, benchmarks for company restaurants and franchising team.
  • Publish monthly, quarterly financial reports and presented to senior management team.
  • Must be results oriented with an emphasis on both individual and team accountabilities

What we offer:

  • A creative, comfortable, progressive and fun environment
  • 401K match, medical, vision, dental, short and long-term disability, AD&D and life insurance and other benefits
  • Ongoing opportunities for development and having a huge impact on the product and the Company

About us:

The Golden Krust® brand came into existence in 1989 at Gun Hill Road in the Bronx. Founded by Lowell F. Hawthorne and the Hawthorne family 30 years ago, Golden Krust has grown into an operation spanning over 25,000 retail locations and 125 franchise and corporately owned restaurants, bringing the taste of the Caribbean to adoring customers throughout the United States and Canada.

From its patty and bakery production plant at 3958 Park Avenue, the Golden Krust family of companies’ employees nearly 300 teammates, manufacturers, distributes and manages Jamaican-style patties and bakery products. In addition, Golden Krust is the leading Caribbean restaurant franchise in North America, operating from New York to Florida, from Texas to now Ontario, Canada.

Customers include national supermarket chains, club and dollar stores, many other retail outlets, schools, NYC’s Department of Corrections and Department of Education.

Over 40 million Golden Krust patties are produced and delivered to admiring fans each year.

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery, Inc. and Golden Krust Franchising, Inc. are equal opportunity employers (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The Company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year


  • Finance: 5 years (Required)
  • P&L Management: 2 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment