365287 | Direct Hire

This bilingual (English & Spanish) Controller with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a CPA in progress has 13 years of experience in full-cycle accounting. Recent experience includes GL, preparing financial statements, budget forecasting, cash analysis, journal entries, AP, AR, closing month-end process and external audits. Systems experience includes Navision, Peachtree, SAP, QuickBooks Pro and advanced Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Managed a team of four accounting professionals
  • Created and maintained a comprehensive system of controls over all accounting functions including monthly financial statements, management reports, annual budget and variance budgeting
  • Developed a system of performance metrics that supported the company’s strategic direction
  • Participated in the function and decisions of the executive management team
  • Implemented operational best practices throughout areas of responsibility
  • Monitored projected cash balances and bank reconciliations
  • Monitored AR and AP processes to ensure compliance with all accounting policies
  • Implemented new control framework that effectively monitored new accounting processes
  • Managed full cycle, month-end close process and journal entries in compliance with GAAP
  • Oversaw activities of any supplier and verified invoices paid by designated due date
  • Processed payroll information with minimum errors and issue compensation payments to employees by scheduled pay dates
  • Coordinated the preparation of the company’s annual report
  • Reported on risk issues to the board of directors
  • Assisted in building an efficient and professional team of employees within finance and accounting department