Financial Controller

Confidential Company  •  Huntsville, AL

11 - 15 years experience  •  Rental & Leasing

$60K - $80K
Posted on 08/01/17 by Michael McCurry
Huntsville, AL
11 - 15 years experience
Rental & Leasing
$60K - $80K
Posted on 08/01/17 by Michael McCurry

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and maintaining all areas of the accounting and finance function, including the general ledger, monthly and year-end closeout, financial statement reporting, general ledger reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, establishing and maintaining adequate systems of internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure accuracy of financialreporting information, and coordinating tax filing and reports with the Company’s CPA’s.
  • Work as a business partner with the owners and management to address all financial related matters and provide strategic recommendations based upon detailed financial analysis and projections
  • Develop tools, systems, and models to provide critical financial and operational information upon which sound business decisions can be made, including budgets, forecasts, cash flow projections and other operational metrics as determined by management.
  • Lead in establishing yearly objectives and plans
  • Responsibility for management or oversight of business functions such as finance, risk management, HR, and IT
  • Manage the relationship with all outside service providers including Audit and Tax accounting partners, Insurance providers, Bankers, Financial Advisors, etc.
  • Maintain cash flow and forecasting of cash needs and any subsequent capital events
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and taxreporting.
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Take hands-on lead position of identifying cost savings and revenue enhancement opportunities across the company
  • Manage the company’s risk and insurance activities
  • Coordinate all financial statement or operational audits or reviews and tax engagements
  • Evaluate, maintain and oversee all benefit plans

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Certified Public Accountant designation or MBA is preferred but not required
  • 10+ years of progressive leadership experience in Accounting/Finance positions
  • Demonstrated ability in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting in upstart or growing companies
  • Proficient with Accounting/ERP software, Microsoft Office and otherfinancial applications as necessary
  • Excellent management, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong team orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
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