Controller- Interviews being set up

Ability Air - Monrovia, CA

Ability Air is a fast growing company that has provided customer satisfaction oriented, high-quality service to the Greater Los Angeles community for nearly two decades. We are proud of the positive work environment we create for all our employees, and job satisfaction is incredibly important to us. We are seeking solutions oriented self-starters who share our core values of honesty, integrity, and optimism, who are interested in starting a career with significant potential for growth.

Ability Air is seeking an experienced part time (25-30 hours a week) Controller to join our rapidly growing team. You will be based out of our Monrovia offices.

Interviews this Saturday ( 10/5) being set up now

Job Responsibilities:
o Manage a small team, including day to day oversight, goal setting/development plans

o Maintain books and records in accordance with department policies and procedures

o Review and prepare monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations for areas as assigned, ensuring high work product and level of detail

o Prepare daily reconciliation of cash balances, and periodic check requests

o Review account reconciliations and account activity analysis

o Assess, research and document appropriate sales transactions within our business model

o Identify risks, implement standards and controls, and maintain proper process documentation

o Provide support for the annual financial statement audit

o Identify exceptions and problems affecting accounting records

o Prepare financial and tax packages, compliance reports, and other reports

o Identify and drive process improvement or other projects

o Reconcile and analyze accounts monthly, review reconciliations and reports prepared by others, and promptly research and correct any variances

o Participate in special projects; including process improvements code and post various credit card/p-card statements.

o Participate in special projects, including process improvements

o Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred qualifications:
o Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance

o 5+ years of experience in an accounting environment

o 3+ years managing a team

o This is a hands on role and will be sitting at the corporate offices

o This is a part time roll approximately 25-30 hours per week (3-5 days a week)

o Private company experience- construction accounting a plus

o Ability to manage accounting through Quickbooks

o Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, and superior attention to detail

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization, vendors and customers

o Interpersonal relations: particularly tact, sensitivity, professionalism, confidentiality

o The ability to work well under pressure and balance multiple priorities with a drive to achieve results and deadlines

Ability to work independently and to use good judgment in decision making
Strong proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented with a sense of urgency
Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
Strong work ethic and extremely ethical
Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with our team
Must be flexible, eager, and willing to build new systems and measure
Strong business acumen with the ability to quickly grasp issues