Salary Range:$140,000.00 - $160,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of an industry-leading domestic & international freight forwarder and logistics provider offering multimodal transportation (air, ocean, rail, expedited, FTL, LTL) and warehousing & distribution services.

The Controller is responsible for managing all facets of financial and accounting reporting. Manages A/P, A/R, cash disbursements and receipts with accounting staff. Reports accurate & timely financials (I/S, B/S, Cash Flow) in accordance with GAAP. Formalizes monthly close, prepares balance sheet reconciliations. Prepares thorough financial analysis to be used in key decision making. Will leverage systems to account for shipment profit, cost accounting, business unit and location P&L’s (to eliminate spreadsheets), and automating upload of payroll and other large entries. Utilizes financial reporting tool to enable drill down of P & Ls. Will manage a team of up to 3 junior and senior accountants to include hiring, training, motivating, and evaluating staff members. Works closely with the CFO to create and maintain accounting policies and procedures, develop formal metrics and design processes to assist accounting and operating unit performance.

Background Required:
  • Accounting & Financial Leadership assignment
  • Transportation, Logistics or Supply Chain Management exposure
  • Team management (2 years)
  • Operational accounting (A/P, A/R, cash disbursements & receipts, monthly closing)
  • Cash Management
  • Established standard operating procedures for financial reporting GAAP
  • Interaction with operations management (KPI’s - business unit level P&L review)
  • Monthly analysis (leadership/management identifying trends/metrics allowing accurate decision making)
  • Cost reduction & containment programs
  • Computer systems: Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Education: BS or BA degree (Accounting, Finance)
  • Professional Certification: CPA
  • Location: Orlando, FL (will relocate)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Experience working with high growth or private equity backed organizations
  • Self-starter committed to get work done personally and effectively with limited staff
  • Proactive and strategic counsel and operational insight to management
  • Internal auditing experience
  • Tax preparation and payment
  • Transportation software
  • Advanced Degree: Masters or MBA
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Prioritizing and completing assignments within deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Team player
  • Thrives under change

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Gustavo Stille
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.130

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