Assistant Controller-Financial Reporting & Treasury

Mattress Firm   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 184 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Role Objectives:  This position is responsible for managing the Company’s Treasury, Financial Reporting, Audit Management & Payroll/Advertising Accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all Treasury functions, including the preparation of journal entries, the release of vendor payments & relationship management with existing & new banks as applicable.
    • Manages external financing timelines & accrues/reconciles interest expense on outstanding debt ensuring appropriate reconciliation of same.
    • Oversees Letters of Credit including the application for new LC’s, renewal of existing & requests for modifications.
    • Work with new banks to put Deposit Control Agreement in place as required.
    • Ensure all bank accounts are available for stores to make deposits.
    • Oversees all debt obligations to ensure minimal interest expense incurred.
    • Prepares amortization schedule for new debts & ensures all entries are properly booked.
    • Prepares & distributes debt compliance schedules as necessary.
    • Secures new credit lines for the Company & increases credit lines as necessary
    • Works with procurement to manage the Corporate card program to ensure appropriate utilization & accounting & that optimum rebate dollars are achieved
  • Owns all financial reporting & the reported data.
    • Manages the preparation of Internal Financial Reports for Consolidation Reporting
    • Manages External Financial Reporting for Banks & other Stakeholders
    • Takes ownership of reported data & is prepared to provide feedback to all stakeholders regarding data provided.
    • Financial reporting includes, but is not limited to; Monthly & Quarterly Parent Reporting Annual Audit Reporting & Monthly Internal Reporting.
  • Manages the External Audit Process with outside audit firm.
    • Works with accounting team & other departments to ensure audit requests are prepared & provided in a timely manner.
    • Maintains full responsibility of the nearly $2M budget for the annual corporate & 401K audits.
    • Manages the preparation of the annual review for Goodwill & Intangible Asset Impairment.
    • Works closely with internal audit to ensure accounting controls are being adhered to, segregation of duties are appropriately applied & fraud considerations are being managed.
    • Takes personal ownership of data requests relating to treasury & debt related issues.
  • Manages the recording of payroll & advertising spend as well as accompanying reconciliations.
  • Documents current accounting policies, procedures & controls ensuring control compliance.
  • Assists with process improvement initiatives in the Accounting/Finance area.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office including advanced Excel
  • Monarch
  • Great Plains
  • G/L design & conversion

Professional Experience

  • 7+ years of accounting or finance experience
  • 5+ years in a supervisory role
  • Multi-location retail experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with mergers & acquisitions preferred


  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze & interpret policies, procedures, controls & other financial documents

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