Careers At Arteriors

Controller

Department: Accounting
Location: Carrollton, TX

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Controller                                       

Directs the accounting affairs of Arteriors Home and prepares financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for the guidance of management. The Controller is responsible for the company's financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationships with the company’s external auditing firm, maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial and tax reports. The position involves supervision over the Assistant Controller, Staff Accountant, Sales Tax Coordinator, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable support staff. The Controller works closely with the CFO to implement and maintain a culture of accuracy, efficiency and execution.

 

Key Responsibilities

  •  Responsible for providing effective financial controls for the organization.
  •  Maintains the financial records of Arteriors Home, including its general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventories and other accruals, payroll journal, and general journal according to GAAP and is responsible for facilitating timely monthly close processes;
  •  Develops, analyzes, and interprets statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against goals, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization.
  •  Partners with the CFO to compile annual budgets and any subsequent financial forecasts, including supporting documentation, assumptions and analysis.
  •  Evaluates the performance of Accounting Department personnel. Recommends training requirements to ensure staff skills are appropriate to meet company needs and objectives, and recommends personnel be hired or removed from the Department.
  •  Develops and implements Company policies and procedures as they relate to the financial controls of the Company.
  •  Establishes major economic objectives and policies for the company and prepares reports that outline the company's financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and future operations.
  •  Institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including product costing), and analyzes and reports variances.
  •  Furnishes internal reports, revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnishes external reports as necessary.
  •  Determines fixed asset depreciation rates and advises management regarding operational adjustments due to tax revisions.
  •  Assesses departmental process flows, drives process improvement opportunities as required, and and leads departmental and organizational initiatives as assigned.
  •  Supports and maintains relationships with outside auditors and financial institutions.
  •  BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related major required
  •  10-15 years of total experience in accounting and related functions with:
    • At least two years prior experience in a Controller position leading with 5+ employees required
    • 3+ years of experience in financial management required
    •  CPA certification required.
    •  Some prior experience in manufacturing or distribution preferred
    •  Prior experience in both a smaller mid-size company and mid-sized or larger company preferred
    •  Excellent Microsoft computer skills
    •  Experience with a sophisticated ERP software package (Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus)  
    •  Ability to express complex concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
    •  Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels throughout the business
    •  Collaborative, engaged leadership style. Ability to mentor teams and develop talent from within.
    •  Execution focus with the ability to see projects and tasks through to completion on time and within budget.
    •  Good listening skills, with the ability to uncover underlying needs and make quality assessments and appropriate recommended action plans to the CFO and other members of Senior Management.
    •  Desire to achieve excellent project outcomes, and exceed expectations
    •  Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy
    •  Capable of adapting to changing priorities

Qualifications

  •  BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related major required
  •  10-15 years of total experience in accounting and related functions with:
    • At least two years prior experience in a Controller position leading with 5+ employees required
    • 3+ years of experience in financial management required
  •  CPA certification required
  •  Some prior experience in manufacturing or distribution preferred
  •  Prior experience in both a smaller mid-size company and mid-sized or larger company preferred
  •  Excellent Microsoft computer skills
  •  Experience with a sophisticated ERP software package (Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a plus)  
  •  Ability to express complex concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  •  Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels throughout the business
  •  Collaborative, engaged leadership style. Ability to mentor teams and develop talent from within.
  •  Execution focus with the ability to see projects and tasks through to completion on time and within budget.
  •  Good listening skills, with the ability to uncover underlying needs and make quality assessments and appropriate recommended action plans to the CFO and other members of Senior Management.
  •  Desire to achieve excellent project outcomes, and exceed expectations
  •  Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy
  •  Capable of adapting to changing priorities

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message.

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