Controller

Qdoba - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)3.7


Position Summary

Responsible for providing leadership and oversight in the planning, development, execution and analysis of accounting operations projects, processes and procedures associated with payroll, accounts payable and receivables, and financial systems support and administration; provides technical accounting expertise in the interpretation and application of accounting information and advises management in the decision-making process.

Roles & Responsibilities

Directs the conceptualization, creation, improvement and implementation of current financial, accounting and reporting systems used with the Oracle e-Business suite and Lawson HR/Payroll products; ensures financial and accounting modules are meeting organizational needs; directs monthly and year end closing; oversees preparation and reconciliation of financial reports. Monitors systems, applications and practices to ensure compliance with corporate policy, professional standards and regulatory requirements.
Develops sustainable, repeatable and quantifiable business process improvements, including system upgrades, module implementations, “best-practice” assessments, process streamlining, and special projects. Assures improvement projects are in line with Corporate and Accounting goals. Develops and recommends business practices and procedures that focus on enhanced efficiency, increased productivity, and reduced cost; establishes metrics to identify the effectiveness of existing business processes; researches best business practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data. Develops policies, procedures and methods to check and improve operational quality.
Oversees accounts payable and receivables functions, including: ensures timely and accurate payment to suppliers and employee expense reimbursements; manages cash requirements and review of open payables; determines and maintains department goals and deadlines for all invoice processing and procedures; oversees utility administration, budgeting, forecasting, and payment processing. Ensures that accounting transactions for accounts payable and cash applications are initiated, recorded and reported in accordance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley; advances system and process automation.
Directs Payroll Operations processes, projects and procedures to ensure accurate and timely payment of wages; interprets organization policies and governmental regulations affecting payroll procedures; manages reporting and payment of taxes to Federal, State and Local taxing agencies; acts as a liaison with unemployment services; manages payroll audits; ensures the timely preparation and distribution of year end W-2 forms to employees and taxing agencies; establishes Lawson requirements and oversees system development, updates, modifications and maintenance.
Experience & Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting; MBA preferred.
10+ years accounting experience in varied phases of general accounting, including 4-5 years management
Thorough background and knowledge of financial systems and accounting practices.
Excellent oral and written English communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.
Proficient knowledge of personal computers and related word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications (Microsoft Office), including knowledge of ORACLE Financials application.
Ability to travel up to 10% of time as business needs require.

Brand: Qdoba
Address: 9330 Balboa Avenue San Diego, CA - 92123
Property Description: Qdoba Brand Central
Property Number: CORP