Corporate Controller – Miami, FL

Corporate Controller – growing company!

We are a leading service provider to the hospitality industry seeking a hands on Corporate Controller to join our talented team.  Our environment is a dynamic and demanding industrial environment processing a high end product with a diverse workforce including plant operators, technicians and managers.   We are growing significantly with near term expansion plans in our existing plants and adding new production facilities outside of Florida.  This is your opportunity to make a significant impact on our business driving key initiatives and being a key member of our leadership team.

About the position:

You will have full responsibility for the direct supervision of all accounting and financial functions and a staff of 10.  Primary responsibilities include supervision of the monthly close process, monthly, quarterly and annual billings to clients for services provided, billing reimbursements from clients, collection of accounts receivable, supervising accounts payable, payroll, monthly reporting for the owner, monthly preparation of a reforecast, annual preparation of a budget, assist in the preparation of quarterly tax projections and annual tax return preparation and all treasury administration. The Corporate Controller will also be part of a team that creates and implements policies and procedures to identify, resolve and document accounting issues in addition to creating procedures to make the close and reporting processes more efficient and accurate.


Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Preparation of annual budget and year to date cash flow; Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances and maximize the return on any excess cash balances
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the annual tax return and coordinate preparation of annual tax return with outside CPA firm
  • Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity
  • Preparation of workpapers supporting the monthly close process and month end balances
  • Review monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and related footnotes
  • Preparation of bi-weekly payroll
  • Supervise the billing of asset management, incentive fees, acquisition, disposition, QPAM and other fees monthly, quarterly, annually in accordance with the respective agreements
  • Supervise the accumulation of permitted reimbursements from clients through the accounts payable process and bill these reimbursements to the clients monthly
  • Coordinate and record investments made in Funds, securities, overnight funds, etc.
  • Maintain records for retirement accounts (i.e., 401-K Plan)
  • Supervision of all accounts payable processed in corporate office. This includes corporate payables, payables for Title Holding Entities, allocations of costs incurred on behalf of multiple entities
  • Maintenance of fixed asset records for coordination of quarterly inventory of fixed assets with the information technology department
  • Proper analytical review of the asset operations from a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective

Traits required for success:

Our ideal candidate is a detailed, organized and communicative professional with an understanding, yet persuasive and decisive manner when dealing with others in the company.  You are a responsive team player with ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks and the demands of multiple supervisors including the CAO and owner.  Conscientiousness about the timeliness and quality of your work is critical to success in this position.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

Must haves:

  • At least 7 years experience in accounting with a minimum of 3 years as a Controller
  • Management experience of an accounting team of at least 5
  • Good GAAP and financial reporting technical skills a must
  • Ability to analyze, organize, summarize and articulate complex legal and financial information
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Bachelors in Accounting and/or MBA with an emphasis in accounting


  • “Big Four” or other public accounting firm audit experience
  • CPA is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with Great Plains