Controller - 120K+

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Company Name 6000
Location Philly Suburbs, PA
Date Posted November 16, 2018
Category GENERAL ACCOUNTING
Job Type Direct Hire

Description

Job Summary:
The Corporate Controller manages all tasks related to the monthly financial close process including reviewing and presenting accurate balance sheet and profit and loss activity, posting journal entries, and preparing account reconciliation. This position will report key findings and reports to the CFO in addition to preparing budgets and forecasts. This role will also assist the Procurement division in key negotiations.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:
Measures the financial, sales and operational performance of the Company and reports this information in ongoing reports to the CFO.
Performs and manages the month-end close process and coordinates within the department to compile and review necessary data.
Presents accurate and timely monthly financial statements to Management.
Prepares general ledger reconciliations, analyses and processes journal entries. Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data.
Manages accounting procedures and implements, monitors, and enhances internal controls.
Works in partnership with Procurement in negotiations with Vendors and Clients.
Prepares budgets by establishing schedules - collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data and recommending plans to Management.
Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
Provides external accountants various reports for year-end income tax reporting and financial statement review/audit.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA desirable.
Experience:
5-10 years of hands-on accounting managerial experience.
Competencies Needed:
Strong attention to detail.
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
Experience with creating financial statements.
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
Excellent accounting software user and administration skills.
Strong negotiation skills.
Working knowledge of contract language.
Direct customer/vendor relationship exposure experience.

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