Divisional Controller

  • Direct Hire
  • Metairie, LA
  • Education Required: Bachelor Degree
  • Experience Required: 5+ yrs. some Supervisory Experience

The Personnel Consulting Group

The Divisional Controller is a member of the Finance team in Louisiana and is responsible for supervision of general accounting, internal controls and financial reporting for the Southern regions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and review account fluctuations as part of the month end closing process
  • Analyze month-end financial results, provide variance analysis, research financial fluctuations/questions and ensure transparency
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place and all transactions are recorded timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP
  • Assists in development of corporate policies and procedures. Ensures adherence to accounting guidance and internal policies and procedures.
  • Support external audits of company’s financial statements, including preparation of audit schedules and responding to auditor inquiries
  • Support external tax compliance
  • Oversee proper coding and allocation of overhead expenses
  • Assist with preparation of annual P&L and capex budgets
  • Provide treasury support
  • Proactively identify, develop, and implement process improvements
  • Support corporate system implementation projects
  • Strong Excel skills with experience in pivot tables and VLOOKUPs.
  • Experience with working with all levels of the organization.
  • Microsoft Dynamics experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA highly preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in progressive accounting-based or general ledger roles; financial reporting experience and multi-company intercompany activity preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in US GAAP including chart of accounts, journal entries, balance sheets, and reconciliations
  • At least 2 years of experience supervising and accounting staff
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written that are clear and concise
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven track record as a collaborative team member driving for results
  • Detail oriented with strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team demonstrating self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
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