Controller

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Plano, Texas  [Hybrid]

Job ID:111732

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is working with a private equity-backed financial services company to find an outstanding Controller to lead the accounting and GAAP financial reporting. The Controller will enforce the company’s finance-related policies, procedures and budget, identify, implement and streamline financial systems, and oversee internal and external financial audits as applicable. As a key business partner to the Leadership Team, the Controller will maintain and direct the day-to-day activities of an accounting team and will advise the CFO and CEO on the impact of technical accounting measures related to short and long-term company strategy. 
 
Controller Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of adherence to GAAP, including proactively identifying accounting treatment for new transactions and pronouncements; own the company's technical accounting standards
  • Drive department change efforts and process improvements, leveraging accounting staff to help develop and execute solutions
  • Assess existing software systems and tools and recommend and implement new systems where needed
  • Design/refine an organizational structure to achieve the department's goals and objectives; establish clear roles and responsibilities, conducting regular performance appraisals and coaching and developing key employees 
  • Maintain oversight of General Ledger functions; manage and oversee the General Accounting Systems including Chart of Accounts, Internal Controls, Reporting and research as needed
  • Oversee the production of periodic financial report; ensure that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Oversee the Payroll process and ensure the correct treatment and payment of all salaries, employee and employer obligations and the submission of all relevant forms to the authorities and the employees
  • Direct the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounting reporting (both internal and external), financial close and external audit, ensuring quality and administering to strict timeline
  • Development of reports for management or regulatory bodies 

Controller Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance 
  • CPA required 
  • 5+ years of experience as a controller, assistant controller or similar position 
  • Deep knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations 
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting, etc.) 
  • Proven track record in driving operational excellence both within the finance function and among other staff by implementing operating metrics and tracking systems
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability 


Thank you,

Margaret Taylor
Unit Manager
LaSalle Network

#LI-DNP
 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.