Controller 8/20/2016

CDA Parsippany, NJ

Company
CDA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28906293
AJE Ref #
575946904
Location
Parsippany, NJ
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Controller will handle the month-end closing process, generate financial reports, ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, and handle other responsibilities as assigned by the CFO. This position will manage accounting staff of 4 people. Company is growing and is approximately $100M.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for all accounting and month-end close, including journal entries, reconciliations of balance sheet and bank accounts

Manage the monthly close process and financial reporting and analysis, including parent company reporting

Analyze balance sheet and income statement accounts

Ensure compliance to SOX controls

Plan, coordinate and execute the annual budget process

Analyze results against budgets, identify cost optimization measures

Supervise and mentor a small team: accounts payable and accountants

Maintain US GAAP compliance

Approve invoices for payment and sign checks

Oversee filing of tax forms

Prepare audit schedules (year-end audit by PwC)

Perform other duties as assigned by the CFO

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

3-5 years of experience in a Controller/Accounting Manager role, preferably at a service company

Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or finance related program

CPA designation strongly preferred

Strong understanding of GAAP

Experience preparing annual budgets

Consolidation accounting experience preferred

SOX experience preferred

Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Excellent knowledge of accounting standards, conventions and principles (US GAAP)

Experience reconciling accounts and working in a collaborative environment

Outstanding analytical/logical thinking and multi-tasking abilities

Strong ability to manage processes

Willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially during the month-end process and when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures

Ability to analyze data/statements. Experience preparing various reports communicating financial results and status of the company