Company: Big 4 Advisor
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Job Description: Our client, a growing, privately owned and
international organization in West Houston is growing rapidly. The
company is seeking a Controller to join their management team, and
to eventually grow into the CFO and COO. This company has growth
through smart leadership and conservative business practices, and
is looking for a leader to join their successful executive team.
Specifically, this role will manage the accounting organization and
has Controller roles and responsibilities. This position is over
all operational accounting, financial reporting and process
improvement for the accounting and finance functions and systems.
This role reports to the President of the company and will have
significant visibility with both internal and external audiences.
This position manages a team of accounting and finance
professionals in Houston and internationally and is responsible for
hiring, firing, training and development of the team. Job
Responsibilities: Will oversee all general accounting, financial
accounting, and financial reporting activities. Responsible for all
Management, bank and Board Reporting. Oversee the Treasury and Cash
Management function, as well as maintaining effective relationships
with banking partners. Oversee the annual Budget as well as all
monthly Financial Analysis and Planning activities. Act as a
liaison for the outsourced Tax function (planning and compliance).
Responsible for all accounting systems, processes, and controls as
well as all upgrades, implementations and ensures that the team
utilizes corporate systems well. Oversee the annual audit and
manage correspondence with external auditors. Work closely with the
Executive and Operations leaders to support their efforts to
organically grow the organization in an efficient and effective
manner. Even though the Controller will be assisted by outsourced
agency and office to data entry and regular postings of
bills/receipts, the controller will be responsible for weekly and
monthly reporting on the financial performance of the company in a
structured manner. Requirements: Must have accounting and finance
technical proficiency with a strong attention to detail including a
4 year Accounting degree. Must have a strong business acumen. Must
have excellent communication skills and a superior ability to lead
others and develop relationships. Must have a fiduciary mindset.
Must have strong inventory accounting experience and expertise.
Preference will be given to a CPA with an MBA. CPA required. The
successful candidate should have ERP system experience, preferably
with MS Dynamics 365. Should have exposure to generating MIS
reports using tools like Power BI. Distribution and/or inventory
related experience is desired. Experience in supply chain and
international logistics functions will be preferred. Negotiation
skills with vendors, bankers and institutions will be an essential
skill set. 10+ years of progressive accounting leadership
experience is required. Must be "hands-on" in the details but have
proven managerial skills and the ability to motivate and manage
teams that are in and out of Houston. Must be able to work fully in
person in Houston, Texas
Keywords: Big 4 Advisor, Houston , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas
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