Job #1616: Controller - Princeton, NJ (5-14-21)

Job Title

Controller

Location

New Jersey

Salary

Open

Strategy, Planning and Management

  • Act as controller and strategic business advisor to our owners.
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts. Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
  • Communicate, engage and interact with Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors.
  • Recruit, interview and hire bookkeeping, accounting and payroll staff as required.
  • Serve as a key member of executive leadership team and round table discussion panel.
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
  • Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
  • Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with Lenders, Vendors and Executive Leadership Team.

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data.
  • Take care of the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.
  • Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate legal compliance.
  • Prepare the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Prepare all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits.
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain team goals.

    Financial Management

    • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
    • Oversee cash, investments and asset management area.
    • Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and business partners.
    • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans and operating budgets.

    Financial Relations and Policies

    • Engage finance committee and/or board of directors to develop short term and long term plans, projections and budgets.
    • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials.
    • Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding company operations.

    Finance and Accounting Team Management

    • Mentor and develop an effective and efficient team dynamic as needed.

    Cash Management

    • Oversee AP Department, manage payables, setup wires and ACHs for president’s approval.
    • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process

     

    Interested Friends of the Firm members should e-mail resume to Jeffrey Starr at jstarr@a1limo.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1616 in the subject line and to copy friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email