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Company: Gregory FCA
Location: Ardmore
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Gregory FCA, one of Pennsylvania's largest public relations firm, is searching for a Controller to manage day-to-day accounting, perform month end closings, generate financial forecasts, and offer financial advice to ownership. The right candidate will have a business services background and experience in retainer-based cost accounting and expense tracking.This position requires thorough competency in QuickBooks, Google Workspace and time management software. The role calls for the ability to work in a near paperless environment as well. You will oversee an accounting clerk and report to the Senior Vice President of HR and Operations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, G/L, Accounting and Revenue RecognitionManage month-end closing and prepare monthly financial statements and other operational reportsAnalyze variances and communicate to management with recommended actionsAbility to automate accounting tasks and proceduresPrepare forecasts of income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows for the company; prepare an annual budgetPrepare quarterly financial overview for board of directors, as well as attend board meetings to discuss financial reportsInterfaces with outside accounting firm and PE investorsProvides proactive consultation, interpretation and education of financial matters to drive business decisions and provide clear management insightsOversee firm's banking process - bank statement reconciliation, frequent review of EFT and check activity, etcManage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings, and work with firm's tax accountant as neededOversee an accounting clerk providing support, offering insight and reviewing work as neededExperience/Skills/Specific Knowledge:Ability to use QuickBooks data to provide financial insights to ownership in order to support business decision makingStrong analytic, planning and organizational skillsProven track record of automating key accounting tasks and proceduresAbility to work in a near paperless and cloud environment and use tech-enabled tools/processesExperience in handling multiple concurrent tasks and meeting strict deadlinesAbility to remain flexible with changing priorities and meet both short and long deadlinesAbility to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports and legal documentsAbility to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries from the businessAbility to effectively communicate with management and team leadersExcellent communication skills, internally and with clients, both written and verbalExcellent Excel/Google Sheets skillsHigh standards of personal and professional integrity and character and promote ethical business behavior throughout the organizationDemonstrate strong and pragmatic business acumenBusiness services in legal, accounting, advertising/PR preferredTeam playerRequirements:Proven working experience as a financial controllerAt least 10 years of overall combined accounting and finance experienceDegree in AccountingExperience with business services providers that work on retainer basisThorough knowledge of accounting principles and proceduresExperience with creating financial statementsExperience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close processExcellent accounting software user and administration skills, with an emphasis on Excel/Google Sheets, Quickbooks, Google Workspace and time management software, as well as various digital payment and expense tracking softwareCompensation and Benefits:Salary commensurate with experience. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and paid holidays, work from home flexibility, life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance, among other benefits.Gregory FCA is an equal opportunity employer, and will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination on account of a person's sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference, or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, handicap or disability, or any other protected group or status.

Keywords: Gregory FCA, Philadelphia , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Ardmore, Pennsylvania

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