Corporate Controller Job in Phoenix Arizona

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842888_2239217
  • Salary:
    $ 110000 - $ 120000

Our corporate client in Phoenix, Arizona has an immediate need for a Corporate Controller. A brief description of the job is below. If you or anyone in your network is qualified and interested in pursuing this opportunity, please apply online or email a resume to joshua.koch@parkerlynch.com for review and consideration. 
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Lead all accounting functions including AP, AR, payroll, GL, BS, cash management and forecasting, monthly and yearly close, fixed asset management, close, stock option accounting, taxes, insurance and financial reporting (internal and external).
• Manage external accounting and finance relationships including: banking, credit card, third-party accounting firms, tax and insurance programs.
• Develop, monitor and update the Company's critical accounting policies including, but not limited to, revenue recognition and stock based compensation. Develop and maintain analyses to support accurate and appropriate reserves, accruals and allowances. Review approach and policies with auditors to ensure that they are in line with audit requirements and expectations.
• Manage external auditors and ensure completeness of all documentation required for annual audits and quarterly reviews. Ensure that the company is prepared, audits are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner, and that follow-up actions are completed as necessary.
• Ensure complete and accurate tax compliance and tax accounting on a global basis.  Propose strategies to ensure that the Company’s operations are structured in a tax-effective manner. Ensure that all required filings and tax payments are processed on a timely basis.
• Partner with Head of Finance/Accounting and Company leaders to understand and explain actual performance and variances between actual results vs. financial forecasts and prior year results. Provide advice on cost control, growth strategies, operations efficiency and cost reductions as appropriate. Support the Head of Finance/Accounting on key financial analyses and decisions. 
 
Qualifications:
 
• CPA and audit experience required; Big 4 background a plus.
• MBA or BA in Accounting or Finance required.
• 7+ years of total accounting/finance work experience, 3+ years managing an accounting team
• Recent technology company experience, preferably online media in a startup environment.
• Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP, including revenue recognition, tax and equity accounting.
• Extremely proficient in NetSuite and Microsoft Excel.
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills, initiative, and the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
 
Please send an updated resume directly to joshua.koch@parkerlynch.com to be considered.