Director of Accounting & Controller

Mobile Mini   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

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Our Director of Accounting & Controller will provide strong finance and accounting leadership in a growing, dynamic environment. This role is responsible for all technical and operational aspects of accounting, internal controls, reporting and integration for the organization. This role includes developing people, improving processes and controls and working effectively, cross-functionally, in an environment that embraces continuous improvement.

What You'll Do as the Controller for Mobile Mini:

  • Develop and execute strategies pertaining to: general accounting, fixed assets, accounts payable, payroll, and field accounting support team
  • Assure quality customer service to all internal and external customers
  • Lead, motivate, and develop talent within the organization including, but not limited to, immediate direct reports by coaching, counseling, engaging and evaluating performance
  • Partner with Divisional finance and accounting leadership to ensure accounting processes in the field are efficient, while meeting financial reporting and internal control objectives
  • Oversee financial statement preparation and monthly close process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness along with completion of all reconciliations, accruals, reserves, and intercompany transactions
  • Work with financial reporting group to deliver on all external reporting requirements (10k, 10q, 11-k, etc)
  • Partner with internal audit department regarding control testing and assist with follow-up
  • Work closely with financial planning and analysis team on reporting efforts related to budgeting and forecasting
  • Define and manage the implementation of financial business processes and system improvements that reflect strategic priorities, accountability, compliance, information quality, efficiency, and sustainability across all departments
  • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, while maintaining proper segregation of duties and responsibilities
  • Lead compliance with annual financial audits acting as primary interaction point with external auditors
  • Participate in cross functional projects representing the accounting function, including identifying opportunities and leading projects that will improve business processes and business support
  • Direct revenue recognition and technical accounting standards; monitor and ensure the timely identification of evolving guidance and potential impacts on the company
  • Other duties as assigned

What You'll Need to be a Successful Controller with Mobile Mini:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CPA required
  • 5+ years of finance or accounting management experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing employees
  • Knowledge of accounting principles including (GAAP and GAAS) general and cost accounting, and budgeting are required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, organization and accuracy, creativity
  • Will embrace, initiate and effectively manage change
  • Ability to perform accounting research
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • SAP and/or Hyperion experience preferred
  • Big 4 experience preferred