Controller- CPA required

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a leading investment firm in a niche industry, and they wish to hire a Controller that will be responsible for the oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. In addition, this role will lead all day-to-day accounting operations and supervise a team of accounting staff and include functional responsibility over reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and asset management.  

Essential duties will include: - 

  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, acquisition budgets and actual expenditures. 

  • Coordinate all audit activity and supply related information for tax return preparation. 

  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership updated on the Company’s financial status. 

  • Assist in the quarterly budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate. 

  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by monitoring our portfolios of tax credits and potential tax credit acquisitions. 

  • Ownership of General Ledger activity and balances for multiple related entities. 

  • Completion of month end closing and financial reporting process, including reconciliations, in an accurate and timely manner. 

  • Completion of monthly and quarterly internal and external reporting. 

  • Management of inter-company and intra-company accounting and reconciliations of transactions. 

  • Preparation and recording of daily, monthly, quarterly, annual, and reoccurring journal entries to document financial transactions while maintain supporting documents.  

  • Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts and maintained detail listing of all balance sheet accounts. 

  • Coordinating the reconciliation of bank/cash accounts. 

  • Management of the tracking, allocation, amortization, depreciation, and reconciliation of fixed assets, loan fees, principal/interest, and debt covenant compliance as it relates to debt. 

  • Coordinating the management of payroll transactions and overhead items, ensuring these are appropriately reported and allocated. 

  • Compliance for the company with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions. 

Job Requirements: - 

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, MBA preferred 

  • CPA 

  • 5+ years professional public or private accounting experience 

  • Some tax experience 

  • Strong understanding of GAAP 

  • Significant previous experience providing financial reporting, analysis, and advice to senior management. 

  • Prior experience with tax credit issues is a big plus