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Company: Erlen Group
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

ControllerReports to: Chief Financial OfficerFLSA Status: ExemptThe Erlen Group of companies exist to maximize long-term shareholder value by providing goods and services with honesty, integrity and fairness to our team, our communities and our clients.Job Summary:This position directs the overall accounting activities of the Group. This position oversees the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual consolidated financial statements as well as monthly division financials to support profitable growth and strategic goals. This position manages the annual budget process with the divisions and tracks budget to actual variances. The Controller supervises Group accounting personnel. This person is responsible for maintaining the Group's accounting systems to achieve proper application of US GAAP.Duties/Responsibilities:Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functionsManaging the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business resultsCoordinating and preparing internal and external financial statementsCoordinating activities of external auditors and tax expertsProviding management with information vital to the decision-making processManaging the budget processAssessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvements and implementing new processesEvaluating accounting and internal control systemsEvaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as neededDeveloping and monitoring business performance metricsOverseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and complianceHiring, training, and retained skilled accounting staffSupervisory Responsibilities:Supervise the accounting teamSkills/Abilities:8+ years of professional accounting experienceStrong understanding of accounting systems and financial data analysisWorking knowledge of national and local tax regulations and compliance reportingStrong understanding of internal controlsEducation and Experience:Required: Bachelor's degree in accountingRequired: 8 years experiencePreferred: CPA or CMAPreferred: 5+ year public accounting experiencePhysical and/or Travel Requirements:Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a timeProlonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerUp to 15% travelBenefits:Paid time off and HolidaysSimplified Employee Pension PlanHealth InsuranceGroup Life InsuranceTuition ReimbursementGallup Leadership Development trainingErlen Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment and aspects of employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs.Erlen Group values a diverse workplace and encourages anyone to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This is a safety sensitive position.

Keywords: Erlen Group, Springfield , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Springfield, Missouri

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