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Controller (1682)

The Controller will be a trusted advisor to the CFO, as well as the rest of the corporate accounting and finance team, located in St. Louis, Missouri. The candidate will provide hands-on leadership and a tactical perspective to help drive the Company’s growth and create shareholder value. This person will be a critical finance team leader in the execution and support of the Company’s growth strategy. The Controller will manage the parent company, and its subsidiaries with balance sheets, financial consolidation, financial reporting, and overall control processes with broad responsibilities for audit, tax, treasury, accounting, and the corporate month-end close process. The Controller will also have responsibility for maintaining the company’s culture of hard work, dependability, and integrity.

Our Ideal Candidate will be an experienced accounting professional with a passion for developing Team Members and leveraging technology to streamline processes.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as a business partner to the CFO and as a key member of the finance and accounting team, provides tactical direction required to support revenue growth and leverage market opportunities.
  • Lead the audit and tax compliance work, recognizing the unique demands of acquisitions and purchase accounting.
  • Prepare corporate financial consolidation, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, statements of cash flow, and statements of members equity.
  • Drive efficiencies in the month end close process, supported by comprehensive account reconciliations and coordination of accounting staff.
  • Provide leadership over the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, NetSuite.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ensure consistent adoption across enterprise.
  • Support the shared services model as it relates to general and comprehensive accounting services, including onboarding new acquisitions.
  • Oversee vendor compliance and centralized cash disbursements with adherence to the Company’s policies.
  • Provide financial oversight and maintain responsibility for corporate financial integrity and continued financial performance.
  • Ensure the finance organization (e.g., people, processes, and systems) can support the Company’s planned growth.
  • Ensure all current and future regulatory reporting requirements are met and provide adequate structure and discipline around internal controls and the closing process.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of 8 years financial accounting experience. Strong preference exists for a candidate who has proven audit experience with Big 4/Big 8 and controller experience in a free-standing Company environment.
  • Strong preference exists for a candidate who has successfully grown with a multi-unit organization at a substantial and sustained rate of annual growth to $400 million.
  • Prior experience with private equity and mergers and acquisitions preferred.
  • Ability to build, install and continuously improve processes to support a strong finance organization. Key disciplines will include audit, tax, purchase accounting, month end close, financial consolidation, financial reporting, and integrating acquisitions.
  • A proven ability to build, lead and motivate a team.
  • Comfortable working in and building a data-driven environment, with a basic understanding/appreciation of multi-unit economic models.
  • Experience working in a leveraged environment focused on strong balance sheet, EBITDA, and cash flow.
  • A history of enhancing efficiency of operations and understanding the operational dynamics of the business in addition to the financial dynamics.
  • Experience in implementation of enterprise financial system is strongly preferred.

Compensation:

  • $170-190,000 plus bonus package
  • Best-in-class health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Short-term, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • HSA and FSA
  • Generous PTO
  • 401k with match
  • Pet care stipend
  • Phone bill reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • A fun, collaborative and inclusive workplace

 

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