Salary Range:$110,000.00 - $150,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the COO of a privately held, profitable, asset-based supply chain and logistics provider specializing in LTL, Truckload, Freight Brokerage, Warehousing, and Technology 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. Requires thorough financial analysis to be used in key decision making. Will leverage batch systems through real time systems including Quick Books and evolving ERP system to account for fixed asset reporting, cost accounting, business unit and location P&L’s (to eliminate spreadsheets), automating upload of payroll and other large adjustments, utilizes financial reporting tool to enable drill down of P & Ls. Will oversee and direct a team of one Accountant. Works closely with the COO 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 reporting (5 yrs.)
  • Transportation, Asset based – LTL, Truckload, Dedicated (DCC)
  • Operational accounting (A/P, A/R, cash disbursements & receipts, KPI’s)
  • Cost accounting
  • Pricing
  • Established standard operating procedures for financial reporting
  • Financial Statements (Month-end-close, income statements, tax preparation and payment)
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Interaction with operations management
  • Cost reduction & containment programs
  • Computer literate: Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Education: BS or BA degree (i.e. Accounting, Finance)
  • Residence: Cleveland, OH
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • CPA or CMA
  • TMW systems (Great Plains, Fixed Asset Module)
  • Settlements (i.e. Drivers, Independent Contractors, Fleet Owners)
  • Controllership or management duties in a multi-legal entity environment
  • Tax preparation and payment
  • Transportation software (ie: McLeod, EFS, TRANSMAN)
  • Advanced Degree: Masters or MBA
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Analytical
  • Integrity
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, presentations)
  • Work closely as a team particularly with Operations

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

Practice Leader: Theresa Kyer
Freight Brokerage

330.664.9400, ext.121

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