VP of Corporate Controller
Company: Fin'l Services General, Dallas, TX
Posted on: February 15, 2019
Company is looking for a VP, Corporate Controller to join the corporate office in Carrollton, TX. In this role, you would lead a vital and collaborative team that works daily to successfully manage the financial aspects of our business. Your leadership, motivational, and development skills would be the foundation of your success. The building blocks would involve successfully overseeing the Accounting Team and its success, working with the Chief Financial Officer to drive organizational strategies impacting the financial statements, and acting as a partner not only to internal business leaders, but also to external auditors and regulatory agencies. Your knowledge of accounting practices and technologies, along with your abilities to recognize and develop team members’ strengths and skills, will establish you as a key leader within the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Accountable for full cycle accounting calendar including monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting close accuracy and deadlines, leading teams to successful and timeline execution in accordance with GAAP and other Company policies, continuously providing training and working to develop and challenge team members to exceed expectations.
Ensure high quality review processes for journal entry processing, account reconciliations, fluctuation explanations (budget/forecast to actual), internal and external financial reporting, SOX controls, and other analyses required to support assigned balance sheets and related business processes.
Act as a business partner to work cross-functionally with leaders throughout the organization in order to ensure operational success, understand and help build business models, implement tactical and strategic initiatives, and support overall performance and growth, as well as to clearly understand impacts to the Company's financial statements.
Drive continuous business process improvements through the design and implementation of new technologies, overseeing robust and accurate business requirements, reporting, and testing for all system changes impacting Accounting.
Ensure that SOX controls adequately address business and technology risks, and ensure all processes are documented, kept current, and executed in accordance with Company policy, staying apprised of changes in state requirements for existing products or other technology.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university CPA 10-15+ years of relevant experience in managing accounting functions for a large organization Experience managing in a SOX-compliant environment Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting regulations Industry management experience, particularly leading a large transaction-oriented team within a Shared Services environment, including responsibility for assessing resource needs and providing business-based recommendations on: Building teams and hiring Goal-setting and performance management Training and development Achieving objectives through others Addressing poor performance Bench planning Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills Must demonstrate flexible thinking and ability to work in ambiguity Must be highly analytical Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills to explain results and proposals across varying levels of experience within the organization Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint Preferred Qualifications 2-5 years at the Controller/Director level already demonstrating VP level leadership skills Multi-unit industry experience Big 4 public accounting experience Remote management experience Experience in technical accounting, SEC reporting, indirect taxes, and/or FP&A and business metrics Experience building teams, managing change and working in an organization experiencing significant growth System conversion experience Experience with Great Plains, Oracle, Cognos, ReqLogic, Accruent, DocLink, TrinTech or Management Reporter
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