Accounting Controller APPLY BELOW

1025 Cobb International Drive, Suite 210 Kennesaw, Georgia US 30152
Full time

Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced accountant to oversee this team in the controller role-a newly created position due to growth. The ideal candidate will have proven industry experience as an accountant, preferably in a senior role. As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst, you will make it your mission to streamline our budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes. You will produce thorough financial-status reports for senior management to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth.

Objectives of this Role

  • Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior management by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points.
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to the current economic landscape.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines.
  • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action.
  • Help develop and support short and long-term operational strategies.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements as well as the needs of private contributions, loans, and government contracts.
  • Manage day-to-day accounting functions and monthly financial reporting.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Review journal entries and reconciliations of staff.
  • Process improvement minded.
  • Drive period and year-end close/meet commitment dates.
  • Drive timely, complete recon prep, and review.
  • Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs, and both team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, upholding federal, state, and local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation.
  • Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize the protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow.
  • Oversee and support the accounting team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field.
  • 10+ years of proven accounting experience.
  • Working knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP).
  • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager.
  • Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis.
  • Proven payroll experience, with a focus on streamlining accounting processes.
  • International accounting is a plus.
  • Exemplary history of financial project management.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting.

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