Controller

TGG Accounting - San Diego, CA (30+ days ago)3.8


TGG Accounting is a leading provider of outsourced accounting and business advisory services for small to mid-sized businesses across industries. The TGG team delivers quality financial services, systems, guidance and insights that help businesses thrive and, in doing so, serves a critical role in helping clients meet the day-to-day challenges of doing business.

We are a company of passionate people committed to the TGG Way to make business owners’ lives better through excellent financial management. We celebrate a culture of high-performance and accountability and are currently hiring for the position of Controller.

Controllers are managers of the financial statement production process. They are also technically brilliant financial and managerial accountants. They deliver, to the CFO and the business owner (or management), financial statements that are timely (before the 15th of the month), accurate (to TGG Way standards) and include the relevant and insightful, positive commentary necessary for excellent financial/business decisions.

The Challenge:
The most challenging aspect of being a Controller is managing the client engagement from profitability, staff, and clients

Find ways to improve your client’s lives by teaching business owners about financial accounting and mastering the art of managerial accounting.

Mentor and build positive relationships with the client, co-workers, and the client’s staff and customers.

Work Requirements:
A minimum of 32 billable hours per week (1664 hours per year = 32 hours * 52 weeks). Individual, discretionary bonuses will be paid for exceptional performance.

Closely monitor project plans and work with CFOs, clients, and staff to insure quality work, communication and timely financial statement delivery. TGG Way quality score of 90 or better.

Create and monitor profitable project plans for all clients (due by the 25th of the previous month). Less than 7% budget to actual variance.

Maintain a positive attitude - You are a leader and expected to be an example of positivity and success at TGG. Teach and mentor TGG staff, client’s staff, and others through your actions, discipline, and caring.

Principal Accounting Activities and Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

Benchmarking

Ratio analysis

Cash Flow forecasting

Handle escalated collection/dispute issues

Approval of adjusting journal entries

Review financial statements

Write monthly overview

Approve monthly close out

Coordinate with advisors

Present financials

Ad Hoc Items:
Board preparation

Tax planning preparation

Funding negotiations

Referral Partner Introductions

Mitigate Risk

Chart of Accounts initial setup/clean up

Create and improve accounting processes

Build Excel financial reporting templates

Write KPI commentary on financial statements

Create and maintain project plans

Analyze cash flow needs

Review utilization and gross profit metrics

Train employees both internal and onsite

Interview potential new hires

Qualifications:
Expert level understanding of managerial and financial accounting principles normally represented by a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combinations of industry experience and training

Previous management experience

Must be an entrepreneurial team oriented person that thrives in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, achieving personal and business goals

A desire to succeed, excellent work ethic, solid interpersonal communication skills

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook (especially email and calendar functions) and PowerPoint.

High proficiency in Excel (e.g. sumIF, pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)

Ability to work in a consulting type environment with multiple clients and staff teams – ability to start and stop on work multiple times throughout the day

Previous experience in QuickBooks or other accounting software is a plus

Be able to work 40-50 hours per week

Have a professional attitude and appearance

Possess a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

Open to travel

Compensation & Benefits:
Base salary

Quarterly Incentive compensation

Annual Bonuses

Health, Vision, Dental

401(k)

Unlimited PTO