CONTROLLER

Position Summary

The Controller is a highly visible role and will interact with multiple levels of the organization, from the executive team, to the Board and operations executives.  The Controller will provide support for the changing business with timely and accurate financial processes and external reports, including tax compliance, accompanying report analysis, and an internal control structure.  The Controller position will be a true business partner to the organization.  This is a very “hands-on” position and requires managerial skills coexistent with the ability to be detail-oriented and to provide technical accounting guidance including developing and implementing accounting policies & procedures and establishing a testable internal control environment.  The Controller will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies and US GAAP. The position has responsibility for accounting and reporting for $20 million in revenues over $30 million in assets including $15 million in investments.

The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes UP mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Fluency in accounting and prior oversight of technical accounting required.
  • At least five years as a senior leader with specialized mastery in financial management disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting, required.
  • A successful track record of leading internal control design, documentations, and implementation required.
  • Demonstrated success translating financial information into financial operations, and vice-versa.
  • Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting or business.

Desired Experience

  • Graduate degree preferred.
  • CPA or chartered accountancy is preferred.
  • Academic experience preferred but not required.

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