Controller


Overview

The Controller is responsible for the preparation and review of timely and accurate financial statements for several entities. This individual is responsible for coordinating the accounting close process with the other department managers and will interact frequently with field personnel. The Controller is a trusted business advisor and recognized accounting expert. The position is located in Downtown Dallas. CPA required.

The business is both stable and growing, and offers a culture that focuses on people development, being a great place to work, customer service, teamwork and work-life balance. The company is consistently ranked as a "Top Workplace."

Position Details

  • Leads the accounting function and financial reporting close process for several entities
  • Manages the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements
  • Manages the preparation of monthly and quarterly variance analysis and account reconciliations
  • Manages the preparation of quarterly debt compliance certificates
  • Identifies and resolves issues requiring special accounting treatment
  • Leads and develops a staff of four
  • Liaison with external auditors and tax professionals
  • Ensures that internal controls over accounting and financial reporting are effective
  • Other duties as so assigned

Preferred Experience / Qualifications

  • CPA required
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting
  • Stable employment history required (average job tenure of more than two years per employer)
  • Ten or more years total accounting / auditing experience
  • Previous management experience is required
  • Some experience in public accounting is required
  • Broad knowledge of US GAAP
  • Able to lead and motivate team members, and a good teammate with other department heads
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with multiple entities
  • In certain instances, candidates coming straight out of public accounting will be considered

Search Firm Information

Olsen Day Executive Search has been engaged to fill this position. Contact Mark Day by email or phone for an initial conversation. All inquiries will be held in confidence. Mark’s email address is mark.day@olsenday.com and his phone number is (832) 795-2745.