• Location
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:



Our client located in Columbus, is seeking an experienced, achievement-oriented Financial Controller to manage all aspects of the finance and accounting functions for the Company. Position will report to CEO and will require office presence each day at Company offices.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting department operations including proper revenue and cost recognition, working capital transaction management, liquidity and cash reporting, payroll processing and employee benefits, inventory management, vendor contracts and relationships, cost controls and risk management
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual operating budget and financial forecast variances
  • Prepare and publish timely GAAP monthly internal financial statements on timely basis
  • Supervise distribution of all other internal management reports on timely basis
  • Support month-end and year-end general ledger process using accounting software
  • Manage annual audit and tax return process with CPA firm
  • Interface with senior lending institution and maintain compliance with loan covenants
  • Assist in customer contract management process and related revenue recognition
  • Comply with state and federal government reporting requirements and filings
  • Document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Streamline accounting processes using technology
  • Maintain capital asset records and depreciation
  • Assist in presentations to Board
  • Critical Requirements

  • 5 years of experience as a Controller or an Assistant Controller
  • 8 to 15 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or MBA in accounting. CPA preferred.
  • Inventory control experience including inventory GAAP valuations
  • Ability to institute and monitor internal controls and identify cost savings
  • Ability to work with business and technical teams to ensure proper entry/capture of financial data at various points in the company's business process
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with processing monthly internal financial statements and related balance sheet reconciliations
  • Experience with payroll processing and employee benefits administration
  • Excellent administration and organizational skills. Ability to solve problems autonomously
  • Ability to lead accounting team and provide training as needed
  • Strong communication skills, diligent and detail oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, high integrity and high performance standards in producing all reports and materials
  • Knowledge of Quick Books software, including all functions and month end/year end closing process
  • Strong skills in EXCEL software
  • Maintains positive attitude in team environment

    Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to