Corporate Controller


Dallas, TX

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


11 - 15 years

Posted 294 days ago

  by    LaToya Shavers

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RJ Byrd is initiating a search for a Corporate Controller for a company based in DFW. This organization operates a multi-unit business (retail, restaurant, etc.) and having someone familiar with that type of business is preferred. They will offer a strong, positive culture, the chance to work for an industry leading brand and great location. This role, along with leading the Accounting group on a day-to-day basis, will be considered a change agent and support efforts for the company to continue to grow successfully. 

  • Oversee the US restaurant accounting department, including accounts payable and payroll.
  • Lead the monthly and annual financial close process to ensure both timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP, including reviewing and performing reconciliations and reviews of ledgers.
  • Pro-actively provide recommendations on strategies to help drive efficiency and automation into the monthly and quarterly financial close process. 
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financialreports; and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
  • Maintain accounting team results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Serve as primary interface with outside auditors regarding requirements for the US restaurant accounting transactions.
  • Serve as primary interface with outside internal auditors regarding requirements for the US restaurant accounting SOX process.
  • Provide ERP system oversight and maintenance.


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Accounting.
  • Valid CPA status.
  • 10+ years of Accounting experience, preferably in the restaurant, retail, or hotel industry.
  • Negligible travelrequired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and able to leverage effectively.
  • Working knowledge of AccPac (Sage), NetSuite, Intacct and Oracle.