Leawood, KS 66209
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Controller *NEWLY CREATED ROLE*
plus company performance bonus
Interviewing over the next two weeks
Bell & Associates, Inc. has been engaged to find our client an established accounting professional for a newly created Controller role reporting directly to the CFO.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced managerial accounting professional to join an established organization as a controller located in the heart of Johnson County. The controller will be charged with managing four direct reports, the budgeting/forecasting process, increasing accounting efficiencies, and all other aspects of day to day financial management. If you are a strategic accounting leader who enjoys being in the day to day operations while increasing operational efficiencies this may be the opportunity for you?
- Oversee financial audits, serve as main point of contact for external parties such as auditors, tax advisors, bankers and insurance brokers
- Directly supervise an established accounting team of four
Areas of oversight include tax, audit, banking, property and casualty insurance, accounts payable, royalty and commission payments, inventory, corporate credit cards, expense reporting software, fixed assets, cash flow projections, budgeting/forecasting, variance analysis, financial analysis.
Month end close, budgeting/forecasting, financial statement preparation & analysis, oversight of journal entries/accruals and evaluation of forecasted results to actual
Partner in the completion of a rolling three-year forecast including providing recommendations, process improvements, and overall financial input
Creation of financial models, articulation of models and communication on a regular basis with senior leadership to achieve financial goals
Stay current on GAAP, recommend process improvements accordingly and assurance that GAAP is strictly adhered to and necessary implementations are carried out as required by state and federal regulations
Provide and coordinate training for accounting staff and develop and maintain detailed cross-training structure with process documentation
Year end tax, state sales and use tax, and other related corporate tax functions
Partner with internationally based locations to ensure all parties are operating from a uniform position
5+ years in a relevant managerial accounting role managing multiple direct reports
Bachelor s or higher in accounting or finance required (CPA or MBA designation highly preferred)
Customer service-oriented attitude with the ability to efficiently delegate responsibility
Potential for extended hours for month-end close which can include weekend and evenings
Advanced Excel and data management skills required, Oracle
Cognos, AP Express, SaaS, Concur software experience is a plus. Large ERP system experience required
In depth understanding of GAAP with the ability to troubleshoot/resolve accounting discrepancies and department inefficiencies
Responsible for internal controls related to financial reporting
Supports professional growth of themselves as well as their team
Adaptive to the need at hand, changes in the company and champions change when needed
A bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance is required for client consideration with a Master s degree/active CPA strongly preferred. Bell & Associates, Inc. looks forward to partnering with you in your next career step. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for further consideration of this controller opportunity.