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Posted: 11/19/2019
Axis Companies Seeks Senior Accountant/Comptroller
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We are looking for an experienced financial controller, or comptroller, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. The individual will provide senior management with strategic financial input. The individual will also ensure accuracy in all our financial activities. Additional finance controller responsibilities will include financial risk management.
 
To ensure success the individual will provide management with sound advice and manage accounting activities with the goal of visibly reducing costs. The individual selected will demonstrate confidence and competence, while displaying a positive and analytical mindset.

Essential Duties:

Responsibilities
  • Manage all accounting operations including billing, A/R, A/P, GL and counsel, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary
  • Maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Coordinate 401k activities
  • Hire, train and retain skilled accounting staff
  • Manage the budget process
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

Reporting
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report(s)
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Oversee regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

Compliance
  • Coordinate and ensure the prompt provision of information to external auditors for the annual financial audit
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Manage foreign entity registrations in states in which the company transacts business

Comptroller Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or finance
  • 8+ years related work experience
  • Proficient with QuickBooks and Deltek Ajera
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of applicable laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to provide financial projections
Email your resume to gotoaxis@axiscompanies.com or click here to apply.
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