Controller

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Direct Hire

  

Job Purpose: Analyzes the financial status of the organization and work with the Division CFO's to develop and carry out long-term financial goals. Directs preparation of all financial reports, statements, audits, operating budgets and controls.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Directs company accounting department in preparation of all financial reports.
  • Supervises staff focused on delivering results and developing staff.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on corporation's financial performance, measuring actual performance against projections for sales and costs.
  • Establishes internal controls and audit procedures to ensure proper financial management.
  • Oversees annual internal and external audits.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures supporting internal controls and work processes.
  • Ensures that all account and bank reconciliations are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all financial reports are filed in a timely manner.
  • Assist tax department with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Research proper IFRS account and reporting requirements and prepare technical memos supporting company's positions taken.
  • Prepare and conduct periodic balance sheet reviews for each division and company.
  • Drives continuous improvement in both departmental and cross-functional processes.
  • Determines the appropriate technical accounting reflection of a business outcome for company, including documenting in a technical memo and supporting the decision with Internal and External Audit.
  • Determine the appropriate accounting process changes needed a field locations and company to support the proper and timely reflection of financial results.  Educates all accounting/finance personnel on these changes.
  • Draft and advocate financial policy changes with VP and SVP Finance to properly reflect the financial results of company.  Educates all accounting/finance personnel on policy changes.
  • Determines the appropriate level and type of controls needed across company to ensure the proper reflection of financial results.
  • Manages a $5M accounting budget, including personnel, travel, and training decisions.
  • Travel up to 10%

 Required Education/Certifications

  • 4 year degree
  • MBA preferred
  • CPA required

Required Experience

  • 10 - 15 years of related experience
  • Technical skills including MS Office Products, JD Edwards
  • Excellent financial analysis and technical accounting capabilities
  • Ability to communicate complex financial issues in simple, understandable terms