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Controller / Chief Financial Officer

Columbia, SC
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GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the immediate supervision of the CEO, the Controller / Chief Financial Officer executes and manages the financial and accounting processes for a smaller, established, and growing company in the Columbia, SC metropolitan area. This individual will possess the ability to architect teams, processes, and structures to support growth. The CFO must navigate and support efforts to obtain capital for expansion. The initial title would be Controller with a desire to see the selected person promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Included are a 33 – 50% bonus potential, car allowance, and cell phone expense. Benefits are available immediately.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Finance / Accounting:
  • Oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash requirements, and check processing.
  • Handles and reconciles all checking accounts and credit card accounts.
  • Participates in the period-end closing process.
  • Prepares and maintains internal reporting.
  • Tracks and reports on operational performance benchmarks and actual results for a weekly scorecard, performing trend analysis on benchmarking data.
  • Maintains internal accounting controls to ensure professional and secure handling of the company’s finances.
  • Serves as a finance office liaison with closing attorney, contract administrator, and customers for deposits, wires, HUD postings, etc.
  • Manages the accounting software for the company.
  • Creates, manages, and continually improves the rebate program with company vendors.
  • Responsible for the prototyping process, VPO’s, change orders, and uploading job-specific POs to QuickBooks.
Executive Oversight:
  • Works with fellow Executives and senior managers to establish the annual operating budget for the company and project level proformas.
  • Coordinates the production of monthly interim and End of Year financial statements in a timely and accurate fashion. Reports include Income Statement, Comparative Balance Sheet, Gross Margin Analysis Reports, and Cash Flow Projection Report.
  • Maintains the company depreciation and fixed asset schedule and manages the capital expenditure budget as approved annually by the company’s Executive Team.
  • Develops and coordinates the monthly, quarterly, and annual production of many operational system reports and monitoring tools, including Sales, starts and closing projections and historical reports, Traffic reports, Warranty and customer satisfaction reports, Time of construction reports, Quality measuring reports, and Variance for job cost budget reports, etc.
  • Works to ensure that all financial statements and trial balances are available for timely filing of income tax and payroll tax returns. Ensures that internal controls are established and followed to keep the company in compliance with GAAS (Generally Accepted Auditing Standards).
  • Hires, trains, and motivates office administrative and accounting personnel to perform their duties per the terms and procedures established in the Company Handbook.
SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong interpersonal skills to articulate and professionally handle communication with customers, employees, and vendors, treating all stakeholders with respect and consideration.
  • Accounting and Finance ability to maintain accurate records, schedules, and financial statement accuracy.
  • Computer aptitude and willingness to learn to process needed data and communicate via reports, spreadsheets, and other written communication.
  • Ability to hold confidential information that is proprietary to the management of the company.
  • Technical accounting ability and education to plan and enforce efficient accounting, banking, and financial management standards.
  • Business sense to promote the goodwill of the company and positively impact customer satisfaction at all levels of the business process.
  • Organization aptitude to manage the scheduling and production of the accounting system schedule and employees.
  • Leadership ability to set and maintain a positive atmosphere within the office and assigned departments.
  • Controller experience with a smaller manufacturer or distributor or with a larger company where the individual is over a department of around 50 to 60 people.
  • At least 15 years of experience in accounting / finance.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Math.
  • Having a CPA is a plus.
ACCOUNTABILITY MEASUREMENTS:
  • Timeliness in processing cost adjustments and ancillary worksheets to management for decision-making.
  • Net operating profitability at goal with a sliding scale.
  • HR systems in place for quarterly growth review and incentive program calculations for each position.
  • Cash management skills to control interest expense to goal and to ensure interest income from cash float meets or exceeds goals with a sliding scale measurement.
  • Leverage of Capital to support growth.
SUPERVISES: Admin, Accounting, HR

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