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Senior Manager/Controller

Job Overview:

Eventus Controllers oversee financial statements, Accounting Managers, and department operations for the multiple public and private companies they serve. Their role includes the creation of financial reports and implementation of policies and procedures. At Eventus, Controllers need to be able to own an entire Financial Operations engagement with little to no oversight.

Essential Experience:

• A minimum of seven years’ progressively responsible experience in finance, private accounting, or public accounting with at least 3 years in a team leadership capacity (note – you do not need all three types of experience)
• Minimally 3 years as a Controller of a private or public company
• “Owned” a month close and full accounting operation
• Managed a company through an audit
• Advanced knowledge and experience with systems implementations to drive process improvement and scale
• A demonstrated history of success in developing processes and achieving project/task deadlines
• Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Proven track record of working closely with all major functional leaders across the organizational landscape
• Experience fulfilling all of the “Responsibilities” of a Senior Manager/Controller

Responsibilities Include:

• Own the entire Accounting function of a company
• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
• Manage various accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory
• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
• Manage financial and banking activities including compliance and audits
• Develop, evolve, communicate and manage a timely and efficient month-end and year-end close process
• 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
• Prepare appropriate variance analysis
• Accounting and Revenue Recognition
• Research technical accounting issues for compliance
• Additional controller duties as necessary

Education and Knowledge Requirements:

• Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting or equivalent from an accredited university.
• CPA in good standing, but license can be non-active
• Comprehensive understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills, ability to learn new software quickly
• Advanced Excel skills
• Knowledge across multiple industries


• Need to be willing to travel up to 10% of the time

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