Controller

ID: 8978

City: Atlanta

State: Georgia

Posted: June 07, 2018

Controller to $120k

Our client, a leading Atlanta manufacturer, is currenrly adding a Contoller to their Accounting and Finance team. 
  • This position leads the GL team for the Company and is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Senior Accountant and AP Specialist.
  • Prepares monthly reporting and financial statements in compliance with GAAP
  • Collaborates with Director of Finance on SOX compliance
  • Ensures that operational and design effectiveness of internal controls are maintained.
  • Prepares analysis and variance explanations for monthly expenses vs. forecast, PY, etc..
  • Leads the development of standard cost data, absorption analysis and accurate inventory valuations
  • Partners with business leads to review departmental spend results and forecast future periods
  • Assists in the preparation of company-level monthly forecast and the annual budget with Senior Management
  • Proactively identifies financial risks and opportunities during the period/quarter and raises them to Director of Finance’s attention
  • Prepare year-end audit, tax, and other corporate schedules
  • Prepares/manages daily/monthly reporting to ensure information is timely, complete and accurate.
  • Leads the reconciliation of intercompany accounts/billings
  • Ensures accounting systems and processes are continually streamlined via process improvement to achieve greater efficiencies and accuracy in the level, and timeliness of reporting (continuous improvement). 
  • Works cross-functionally to ensure business needs are met and to foster collaboration both inside and outside of Finance team
  • Manages internal and external auditor requests to ensure all documentation required for annual audits and quarterly reviews are complete and accurate.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 3-5 years of experience in General Accounting and Financial Analysis for a public company including some experience with financial analysis and cost analysis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA or CPA preferred
  • Strong business acumen including the ability to use financial skills to solve business problems and reduce risk
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to apply GAAP to new and existing transactions.
  • Familiarity with SOX and internal control requirements of the PCAOB
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – advanced Excel user required with specific and extensive experience using Excel to analyze financial data
  • Collaborative business partner adept in building cross-functional relationships to drive business results
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills required.
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