Controller 8/26/2016

Paratus Eatontown, NJ

Company
Paratus
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29313885
AJE Ref #
575989807
Location
Eatontown, NJ
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The position will support the VP Financial Operations and President, by managing various aspects of finance and accounting for a multi-million dollar organization with several branch offices that specialize in spec design and construction of security systems. The successful candidate will need to be effective and experienced in the general accounting function and demonstrate solid accounting experience combined with strong analytical and management skills. This position also requires general financial responsibilities; including management of accounting staff, month end and year end closing of the books, and financial reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Purchasing departments
* Ensure accurate recording of monthly revenue and timely collection of A/R
* Ensure accurate recording and timely payment of all vendor and subcontractor activity
* Monitor daily cash flow activity and prepare cash flow reporting
* Monitor account balances
* Improve process from quotes to invoicing to ensure smooth payment processing
* Develop relationships with customers to familiarize payment terms and invoicing improvments
* Manage vendor relationships and continually review expenditure for cost reduction
* Prepare month end, quarter-end and year-end closings
* Manage staff of three

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
* 8+ years of related experience
* General Contracting/Construction experience
* Proficiency with complex software/general ledger systems
* Payroll experience
* Sales tax experience
* Experience with managing Finance/Accounting Departments
* Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
* Advanced Microsoft Excel skills - ability to create formulas, pivot tables, and financial modeling
* Ability to apply strong problem solving techniques
* CPA preferred but not required