Overview

Job Location:
Stow, OH

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Company:

ACRT Services, Inc.

Description:

The Controller directs the Accounting function for ACRT Services and its family of companies. This position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company and all operating companies. This includes the production of financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, development, monitoring and maintenance of accounting practices, policies, and procedures, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets. The Controller’s objectives are to mitigate risk and protect assets, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures maintenance of complete and accurate books and records of the company and all operating companies.
  • Ensures that required daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc financial reports, pro formas, and analyses are complete, accurate and timely.  Responsible for the quality of all reports prepared by the Accounting department, and frequent participation in Board and Management meetings.
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, maintaining and enforcing internal controls.
  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, enforcing and maintaining policies and procedures.
  • Manages cash for the company and all operating companies.
  • Provides leadership, direct supervision, training and development of staff and ensures efficient and effective use of staff.
  • Identifies and implements cost control measures.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Defines departmental policies, procedures and systems.
  • Identifies and implements cost control measures that do not compromise compliance.
  • Maintains accurate fixed asset records and high-quality project and cost accounting processes.
  • Maintains the general ledger and all related accounts with proper documentation and  records of all company transactions; reviews entries to the general and subsidiary ledgers to assure accuracy and compliance with the company’s and established accounting principles; controls all changes to chart of accounts. Responsible for monthly and year end closing of the general ledger including preparation of journal entries.
  • Establishes system controls for financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems.
  • Stays current with developments, practice trends and promulgations in the accounting profession; monitors accounting systems and recommends new or revised policies and procedures.
  • Oversees all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities, ensuring proper procedures are followed and all subledger accounts are reconciled to the general ledger.
  • Reviews monthly bank reconciliations for all accounts; verifies accuracy of bank statements and resolves questions or problems; maintains integrity of cash balances and cash flow systems.
  • Responsible for the coordination of year end audit and preparation of schedules and documents for independent auditors.
  • Manages cash for the company and all operating companies. Review cash forecasts for accuracy and make needed changes.  Project ongoing cash needs of the company based on project schedules. Monitor and manage the various corporate accounts and recommend cash transfers as needed.
  • Contributes to business planning process, supports special projects and accepts other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

Education Requirements: 

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CMA designation

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • MBA
  • CPA designation

Experience Requirements: 

Minimum:

  • 7 years professional accounting experience at public, corporation, private corporation, or accounting firm
  • 3 years in managerial role

Preferred:

  • 10 years enterprise account experience (with multiple subsidiaries)
  • 6 years in managerial role

Desired skills:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required. 
  • Working knowledge of Workday’s Finance module preferred but not required. Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to quality; must have extremely high standards of personal and team performance.
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, project management and problem-solving skills. Must have an inquisitive, investigative mindset, and be willing and able to “dig deeper” rather than accept information at face value. 
  • Must have an amiable, confident, customer service-oriented personality. Must have an interpersonal style which promotes a team based environment.  Acts to inspire others to adopt a strong sense of urgency to complete tasks and projects on time and on budget.
  • Must possess unquestioned personal integrity and reliability.  Keeps commitments, admits mistakes, and accepts responsibility for all departmental output and results, and acts in the best interest of the company’s stakeholders at all times.
  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills.  Must be able to effectively and persuasively communicate and present information and respond to questions from employees, customers, suppliers, lenders, Management Team, Ownership and/or Board Members. 
  • Experience in a privately held corporate environment strongly preferred.

Additional:

Works with Inside Company:

  • Internal Finance & Accounting Teams
  • Internal Corporate Teams
  • Operations Leadership

Work with Outside Company:

  • Company Board of Directors
  • External Auditors
  • Vendors and consultants as necessary

Working Conditions:

  • Blend of Office Environment and Remote Environment

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Role oversees direct and indirect reports
  • Role is responsible for Accounting, Treasury,  Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable functions

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)