Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0015
Post Date 3/20/2017
Title Controller
City Houston
State TX
Description Summary:
The controller is a key leadership position within the finance group reporting to the CFO. The controller will establish and manage the accounting and financial systems which comply with the sec and ignite restaurant group management reporting requirements. This position reports to the CFO.
• Directs the timely & accurate preparation of all financial statements including balance sheets, income statements and cash flow reports for month end and year end process
• Ensures proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
• Analyzes period financial statements and provides commentary for management reporting
• Manages period, quarter, and year-end close process
• Establishes accounting classifications of all expenditures
• Develops accounting policies and procedures to be used by corporate and field locations
• Administers treasury function of the company, including account maintenance, transfers, and credit cards
• Oversees accounts payable processes
• Manages requirements under debt agreements, including funding, repayment, and interest settlements
• Arranges for and acts as primary contact with organization’s independent auditors on accounting matters
• Prepared audit materials to facilitate internal and external audits
• Researches transactions to ensure compliance with applicable technical accounting guidance
• Maintains internal control environment to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

• Excellent organization skills needed
• Flexible and self-directed worker with ability to stay focused and meet goals, while working independently
• Multi-tasking skills and ability to remain effective and patient under pressure
• A good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ensure that data is accurate and work is thorough and to the highest standard
• Detail oriented and analytical
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance, with CPA required
• A minimum of three to five years of prior controller experience in a public company, preferred
• Three to five years public accounting experience
• SOX reporting experience
• Advanced proficiency in Excel and Word, required
• A minimum of 3-5 years of prior Controller experience in Hospitality and/or Multi-unit Restaurant/Retail Experience Preferred

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