AccountingDepartment.com is the leader in outsourced virtual accounting services for businesses - and our family is growing! Perhaps your next career adventure awaits!
AccountingDepartment.com never settles with status quo. We strive to make sure our staff have plenty of opportunities that broaden skill sets and ultimately enhance career satisfaction while working here. If you're someone who wants to make a difference, is a confident communicator, loves a good challenge, and happily embraces change, then we sound like a perfect match!
It's been an exciting 18 years at AccountingDepartment.com! We hope you will join us as we continue this exciting revolutionary journey we are on.
Your Role: The Senior Client Controller is a leadership position accountable for managing the activities of several staff, including Client Assistant Controller, Senior Client Accounting Specialists and Client Accounting Specialists and being a strong individual contributor, while providing exceptional outsourced controllership and advisory services as well as strategic direction to various clients. Controllership services include timely review of monthly financial reports for accuracy; implementing perfected internal process and controls to eliminate risk. Advisory services to help clients achieve the visions for their business by looking at historical data and future projections. The individual is responsible for budgets, forecasts, analytics, and developing KPIs, while providing insight and making recommendations to clients. While the pace of the work is faster than average, the timeliness and quality of results is never compromised. The nature of the work requires quick decision-making, based on knowledge of pertinent information and an intention to reduce risk factors as much as possible. An active, positive response to a variety of challenges and time pressures is also required. The Senior Client Controller must be self-motivated and be able to provide superior and responsive professional services for clients and staff in a virtual environment to create an unparalleled experience for all. This position is an integral part of the leadership team and reports directly to the Director of Client Services.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
As a trusted advisor and partner, the Senior Client Controller is an integral part of the client's leadership team by developing an understanding and awareness of each client's unique business and accounting needs and requirements
Provides strategic leadership into the scalable accounting operations of each client's business, ensuring their internal control systems, policies and procedures are consistently followed
Develop & maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures for clients use as needed
Recommend financial tools for increasing efficiency of staff and tools that aid in providing information clearly and in a meaningful delivery method
Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
Evaluate systems and procedures to ensure efficiency and quality control
Develop client's annual budget and maintain cash forecasting tools as needed
Manage the month-end closing and issuance financial reports to all clients, every month
Analyze financial and operational information to provide real-time, meaningful recommendations and implementing actions based on findings. Partner with client's leadership on operational and strategic decisions to enhance their performance.
Develop and review financial and operating metrics through use of dashboards, including KPIS
Identify variances from the budget and report significant variances to client
Execute client conference calls on a regular basis to review strategy, current and future needs, as well as operational changes affecting financial results
Assist in gathering pertinent tax related information for external tax return preparation
Coordinate the provision of information to external audits for the annual audit or review
Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
Review and approve monthly and quarterly tax filings - use/sales tax, property tax returns, payroll tax returns prepared by accounting specialists
Complete special projects as requested by client
Accounting Team Leadership:
Directs a team of virtual accounting professionals to accomplish priorities and deliverables in order to meticulously deliver timely and accurate monthly financial reporting package for multiple clients
Support, train, motivate and mentor virtual accounting specialists in performance of their daily responsibilities so they can learn the tasks and procedures necessary to meet quality standards. Conduct timely performance reviews.
Execute team meetings
Utilize internal documentation system when updating/developing procedures and policies.
Enforces a system of internal controls to verify integrity of processes and procedures are followed by staff Internal Leadership:
Provide strategic guidance and operational decision making to our senior leadership team. Recommend and implement best practices to add value.
Assist with interviewing and onboarding new team members, as needed
Partner and collaborate with other Senior Client Controllers on best practices to enhance company knowledge sharing culture
If these are the things that you are passionate about and excite you, then we should talk!
Working at AccountingDepartment.com, LLC The people at AccountingDepartment.com, LLC are passionate about their work and are driven by innovation. Each and every day we strive for excellence. Our work environment is equal parts casual and professional. We're serious about our business and delivering the best service to our clients, but we also make it a priority to keep things fun and exciting.
Work from home, W-2 position
Generous vacation and paid holidays
Group Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, Accident Insurance
Annual Incentive Plan
How to become part of our future success: If you believe you have what it takes to assume this new role, you must submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you're the perfect fit for this position. Kindly include your salary requirements in the cover letter. Only candidates that submit these criteria will be considered.
Desired Qualifications: The Senior Client Controller candidate will be an active CPA with extensive knowledge in accounting for businesses in the under $20M market. The ideal candidate should have 10 - 15 years of progressive accounting experience, with a combination of public accounting and private industry and emphasis on client services.
5-7 years supervisory experience
Ability to multi-task and set daily, weekly and monthly priorities Adaptive leadership style with a passion for mentoring staff.
Exceptional ability to work with all levels of within the organization while fostering a team environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to express oneself confidently
Experience with hands on accounting with small to medium size businesses and ability to roll up your sleeves to get things done.
Technical, analytical focus with pro-active, problem solving nature.
Ability to research and suggest proper accounting solutions.
Thrives in a fast paced environment, with a sense of urgency to achieve timely, quality results
Ability to make quick decisions based on knowledge and experience
Works well within established standards and guidelines
Ability to acclimate to various client environments
Strong experience with QuickBooks and/or other accounting software packages
High degree of computer literacy, including extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office, and specifically Outlook and Excel
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AccountingDepartment.com is the leader in outsourced virtual accounting services for businesses - and we're growing!
When you join our team, you aren't just getting a "new job" - you're joining a family. The AccountingDepartment.com family believes in work-life balance, collaboration, supporting individual growth both personally and professionally, and appreciating employee contributions. All employees are virtual, W-2, and offered flexibility throughout the workday.