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controller / office manager

Company: US Main
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job description

Our company is seeking an experienced controller to oversee this high-performing team. The ideal candidate will have experience as an accountant in our industry, preferably in a senior role. As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst, this person will streamline our budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes. The controller will also produce thorough financial-status reports for senior managers to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth.

Objectives of this role

Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior managers by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points
Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to current economic landscape
Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines
Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective actions
Maximize payroll efficiency through innovative process development
Help develop and support short- and long-term operational strategies


Maintain internal safeguards for revenue receipts, costs, and team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures
Establish (in coordination with CFO) financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on biweekly, monthly, and annual basis
Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, adhering to national and local legal standards while remaining knowledgeable of proposed legislation
Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflows
Oversee and support accounting team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity

Required skills and qualifications

Ten or more years of professional accounting experience
Strong understanding of banking processes and financial data analysis
Working knowledge of national and local tax regulations and compliance reporting
Experience in managing payroll, with focus on streamlining accounting processes
Exemplary history of financial project management

Preferred skills and qualifications

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business, accounting, or related field
Five or more years of experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager
Professional certification, such as CPA (certified public accountant) or CA (chartered accountant)

Keywords: US Main, Detroit , controller / office manager, Accounting, Auditing , Detroit, Michigan

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