Controller

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $85,000
Maximum: $90,000

Published

10/18/2018

Start Date

11/19/2018

Address

535 Portwall Street
Houston
Texas
77029
United States

Description

POSITION PURPOSE


The Controller manages the daily operations of the accounting department. The position reports to the CFO and leads a team of four accounting staff responsible for accounts receivable and payable, grant accounting, general ledger, and financial statement preparation and analysis.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS BASIC DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

 

·        Manage day-to-day accounting operations, including oversight of the accounting team.

·        Record general ledger activity, prepare account schedules and perform reconciliations.

·        Manage the month-end close process and prepare monthly financial statements including analysis of results to actual and explanations of variances.    

·        Maintain a well-documented internal control system and work to improve accounting policies and procedures.

·        Coordinate the annual budgeting process and provide assistance to departments for preparation of budgets.

·        Manage the Federal grant billing process and reimbursement process.

·        Assist with the annual financial audit and preparation of Form 990.

·        Ensure excellent customer service by providing timely, accurate, and relevant information to all stakeholders.

·        Other assigned duties as assigned



Level of Language Proficiency

QUALIFICATIONS


Education/Certification:       Bachelor’s degree in Business and CPA license.


required knowledge:             Thorough understanding of GAAP, internal control, and financial reporting.


experience required:              Minimum of three years of Controller-level work experience, including financial statement and budget preparation. Experience with government contracting a plus. Non-profit accounting and supervisory experience preferred.                                  


skills/abilities:                            MS Office, including advanced Excel skills.

                                                     General ledger software (MS Dynamics preferred).

                                                     Strong customer service skills and willingness to assist others

                                                     Able to communicate complex information clearly.

                                                     Attentive to detail.

                                                     Strong problem-solving abilities.

                                                               


PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION


finger dexterity:                       Using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up

                                                         small objects, or pinching fingers together.


TALKING:                                  Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.


AVERAGE HEARING:                Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.


REPETITIVE MOTIONS:          Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and fingers.


AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES:  Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery.


PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                  Medium work; exerts up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently, and 5 lbs. constantly.



WORKING CONDITIONS


NONE:                                        No hazardous or significantly unpleasant conditions. (Such as in a typical office.)



MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION


REASONING ABILITY:              Ability to deal with a variety of variables under only limited standardization.

                                                       Able to interpret various instructions.


MATHEMATICS ABILITY:         Ability to perform advanced math skills.


LANGUAGE ABILITY:                Ability to read a variety of books, magazines, instruction manuals, atlases, and

encyclopedias. Ability to prepare memos, reports, and essays using proper punctuation, spelling, and grammar. Ability to communicate distinctly with appropriate pauses and emphasis; correct punctuation (or sign equivalent) and variation in word order; using   present, perfect, and future tenses.


Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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