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Controller

  • 519 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

e2E serves growing businesses by providing business management strategies to assist at various life-stages along the path from entrepreneur to enterprise. We assist business owners and executives in addressing a myriad of concerns that growth-oriented businesses face; from funding & banking options, budgeting & planning, accounting, payroll & taxes, hiring & HR compliance, marketing, scoping IT solutions/service contracts to facilities planning matters.

To learn more about e2E, visit our website at www.e2ekc.com.

Job Description

Dynamic, Engaging, Detailed, Human Resources Manager needed for Growing Entrepreneurial Business Services Company.

The Controller is an individual who enjoys working with leaders of entrepreneurial companies, excels in a fast-paced environment, is curious, enjoys providing a high-level of service partnered with high attention to accuracy and welcomes the challenges that come with change, learning new online software tools, managing multiple priorities, and navigating back and forth between strategic and tactical activities.

The Controller manages and provides outstanding consulting, accounting, and tax services to entrepreneurial clients by performing the following duties personally or through other staff. This position also plays a key role in the development of projections, budgets and financial analysis for assigned clients and will assist management teams in making educated economic decisions.

This position may provide support to the CFO Consultant or may serve as the lead role on specific engagements as the scope of the work requires.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. 

  • For certain assigned clients, review or prepares: financial statements and/or financial schedules & reports; journal entries (daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annually); fixed asset schedules; payroll; and/or performs other general accounting/financial duties.
  • Consults with assigned clients on various accounting/tax/business matters primarily related to general financial accounting activities such as accounts payable, W-9s, accounts receivable, fixed assets, payroll processing, adjusting journal entries, cash management, debt management, sales & use tax, business filings, etc.
  • Reviews similar accounting work prepared by other staff.
  • Researches and documents technical accounting and tax topics and issues to support accounting and tax positions as well as to provide resources to other staff.
  • Prepares both complex and non-complex client income tax returns, payroll tax returns, sales & use tax returns, personal property filings and business license filings, as well as, provides guidance to other staff regarding technical tax topics and issues.
  • For certain assigned clients may process, or supervise staff in processing, payroll, client customer invoicing, accounts payable data entry and/or bill pay and ACH transactions.
  • Manages special client projects including, but not limited to: preparation of budgets and/or financial projections; profitability analysis; cash management models; internal control and segregation of duties analysis; tax planning strategies; etc.
  • Keeps Clients informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports, summarizing information and identifying trends for areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible for detail tracking of hours by client and project on a daily basis.
  • Coordinates activities of various staff in support of the above functions.
  • Develop internal systems, process and quality controls that ensure compliance deadlines are met, the integrity of all reporting data is verified and client financial reporting is accurate
  • On certain clients, manage special client projects including, but not limited to the preparation of budgets and/or financial projections, profitability analysis, cash management models, internal control and segregation of duties analysis, and tax planning strategies among other projects.
  • On certain assigned clients, Oversee, coordinate, and review the assigned client activities of the Accounting Specialists for the accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and/ or financial schedules & reports, journal entries (daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/annually), fixed asset schedules, payroll, and/or other general accounting/financial duties.

Additional Specific Management Responsibilities w/ Accounting Emphasis:

  • Responsible for monitoring (as well as managing/developing the underlying support systems and processes) all client engagements with regard to accounting deadlines including, but not limited to: monthly, quarterly and annual financial closings; payroll cycles; payroll tax filings; W-2/W-3 filings; 1099 filings; sales & use tax filings; personal property tax filings; business license filings; personal, corporate and nonprofit tax returns; routine CFO consultations; and other special project deadlines.

Qualifications

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams to serve clients’ needs. Ability to work well in groups and across functions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to present recommendations and plans to senior management and key client representatives with poise and professional effectiveness. 
  • Customer focus, a hunger to solve customer problems
  • Self-starter with strong sense of ownership; able to work independently on projects 
  • Solid organizational and project management skills/able to establish priorities, strong detailed execution and ability to multi-task 
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to navigate back and forth between multiple tasks both strategic and tactical
  • Entrepreneurial disposition

Qualifications

  • University degree in the field of accounting, business administration, or another rigorous discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Controller reporting directly to CFO and managing direct reports (CPA Firm experience a plus)
  • 5+ years of experience with financial statement preparation, budgeting & forecasting, and cash flow analysis.
  • Active CPA License a plus.
  • QuickBooks experience preferred.
  • All offers contingent on successful completion of background screen

If you are not currently based in Kansas City, please explain whether you are planning to relocate to Kansas City.

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. This document describes the position currently available. The organization reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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