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Controller, CPA - Newnan

Company:
Staff Financial Group
Location:
Newnan, Georgia, 30344, United States
Salary:
$90K - $110K
Posted:
September 29, 2018

Description:

Controller - Newnan

This position is responsible for the supervision of accounting professionals; oversees calculating, posting, verifying, and typing duties to obtain and record financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records; leads most day to day operations of group by performing the following duties.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.

Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties.

Delegate authority for the receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments.

Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.

Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes.

Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.

Monitor financial activities and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.

Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals.

Develop and maintain relationships with banking, insurance, and nonorganizational accounting personnel to facilitate financial activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Master's Degree (MA) or equivalent, or four to ten years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting Software; Inventory Software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportion to practical situations.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands/arms and the ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports directly to the Company President

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