Controller

US-MO-Kansas City
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-1352
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

Who we want:

SMG is looking for a Controller to join our Accounting team. You’ll encounter all the exciting challenges that accompany a brand with international locations, private equity reporting, acquisitions, and significant growth. As Controller, you’ll have prime access to senior management and the ability to influence how SMG does business. 

If you’re a number-crunching Excel expert who gets excited by the nuances of ledgers, financial statements, and budgets—this is the position for you.

Visit https://www.smg.com/careers/administration-finance to learn more about the Accounting team at SMG.

Responsibilities

What you can expect in this role:

Financial information and statements: Prepare and review financial information for 10 entities; prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, and annual budgets.

Management: Supervise a team of 5 employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties; delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments

Policies: Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards; receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policy; monitor financial activities to ensure all legal and regulatory requirements are met

Collaboration: Monitor and evaluate the performance of financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions; develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, legal counsel, payroll vendor, international vendor, and non-organizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities; act as 401(k) Plan Administrator to ensure compliance with government regulations.

Qualifications

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum 7–10 years’ experience as an accounting manager
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance (master’s preferred)
  • CPA, with public accounting experience preferred
  • Power user of Excel and knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Skilled in ERP software and information systems
  • A proven track record as an economic thinker who acts like an owner
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Ability to understand complex problems, review related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
  • Experience with multi-currency financial accounting helfpul

 

Why SMG:

Visit www.smg.com/careers to learn more about SMG and what it’s like to work here.

If you are interested in the Controller position, please apply online: https://careers-servicemgmtgroup.icims.com.

 

 

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