Senior Controller at Yuma, AZ

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Department: Accounting Job               

Status: Full Time/Salaried FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: President

Amount of Travel Required: Minimal

Supervises the following Positions: Accounting Specialist, Cost Accounting Specialist, and Accounting Assistant.

POSITION SUMMARY The Financial Controller is responsible for all aspects of financial and fiscal management including forecasting, budgeting, general ledger, AR, AP, payroll, cash flow, reporting, risk management, lender relations, and taxes.


1. Manage receivables, debt obligations, payroll, taxes, payables, reporting and financial statements to ensure they are handled in a timely manner.

2. Oversee preparation, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements and other reports to assess and ensure accuracy and conformance.

3. Ensure that all monthly, quarterly, and year end reconciliations are completed.

4. Implement and manage accounting controls and records to ensure standards are met.

5. Maintain the standard chart of accounts and managerial profit/cost centers.

6. Monitor debt, equity and working capital levels. Communicate and provide a report to management regarding business finances on a monthly basis.

7. Maintain financial records on a GAAP accrual basis.

8. Manage entity consolidations of complex enterprises.

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

10. Monitor business trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and other obligations to project future revenues and experiences or to provide advice.

11. Conduct financial analyses for capital investments, pricing, leasing decisions, and contract negotiations.

12. Conduct valuation of assets at both GAAP cost and market value.

13. Develop and monitor annual budgets and forecasts including variance reports and updates.

14. Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

15. Manage audit preparation to ensure all required documents are prepared in advance. Address auditor’s questions and requests. Communicate audit results to management.

16. Establish and enforce cut-off periods for the closing process.

17. Ensure all accounting records meet audit standards and create a solid audit trail.

18. Develop, implement, update, and audit policies and SOP’s that ensure proper compliance with legal and company guidelines regarding document processing, employment law, and financial reporting.

19. Provide coaching and training to ensure employees are developing skills necessary to position.

20. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all designated employees.

21. Perform other duties as assigned.


Competency Statement(s)

• Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and take initiative for the successful completion of all goals and operation plans.

• Accuracy - Ability to ensure accuracy in work.

• Attention to Detail – Ability to accurately and effectively perform activities even when handling several projects at one time.

• Ethical - Ability to be guided by the organization’s accepted principles of moral conduct.

• Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

• Organization Skills – Ability to work independently and to establish or follow a systematic method of performing tasks efficiently and effectively.

• Working Under Pressure - Ability to meet deadlines under stressful situations.

• Adaptability and Flexibility - Ability to adjust plans and actions based on changing circumstances.

• Communication - Proficiency in the English language, excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate with team members and inter-company personnel.

• Mathematical - Ability to prepare financial reports and enter financial data accurately.

• Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

• Management Skills - Ability to effectively lead, plan, organize, and direct all or part of an organization utilizing a variety of company resources.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance and/or comparable experience.

• Min. 5 years of experience in a senior financial leadership position.

• Must have experience in managerial accounting (cost centers), cash flow, benchmarking, developing and managing budgets and improving processes.

• Solid understanding of GAAP.

• Audit management experience (on either side).

• Full responsibility for financial management of rapidly growing enterprise.

• Extensive cost accounting experience

• Strategic planning and business plan implementation

• Excellent analytical skills

• CPA license preferred


Computer Skills

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products


NA (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Stand                               O (Occasionally)

Walk                                O (Occasionally)

Sit                                    C (Constantly)

Handling/Fingering          C (Constantly)

Reach Outward               F (Frequently)

Reach Above Shoulder   O (Occasionally)

Climb                               NA (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel                O (Occasionally)

Bend                               O (Occasionally)


0-10 lbs O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs O (Occasionally)

21-30 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

31-40 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

41-50 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

Over 50 lbs NA (Not Applicable)


0-10 lbs O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs O (Occasionally)

21-30 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

31-40 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

41-50 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

Over 50 lbs NA (Not Applicable)

Other Physical Requirements Vision (Color) Sense of sound (Within normal ranges)

WORK ENVIRONMENT Office environment in a controlled-atmosphere building


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