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Controller

Company: Providence - An Engineering and Environmental Cons
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are an Engineering and Environmental Consulting company with a hybrid environment located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana looking for the perfect candidate for our Controller position. We are growing and need just the right leader to develop the Accounting team and prepare them for the next step in their career while keeping up with all financial reporting.Need great benefits? -Got'em!Need flexibility? Got it!Want to be a part of an ESOP and be a company owner? We gotcha covered!Want a fun environment where you are appreciated for you talent? Check - we got that too!Job SummaryThe Controller is responsible for overseeing all operations of the Accounting Department and will have full responsibility for directing the work and performance of the accounting team. The Controller is expected to assist with their individual growth and development. The Controller is also responsible for production of all internal financial records including, but not limited to, monthly and annual financial statements, all in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP).Responsibility and Essential Tasks/Duties --- - - - - - - - -Produce accurate and timely financial statements monthly --- - - - - - - - -Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) --- - - - - - - - -Prepare monthly financial reports for Company Managers, Board, and bank --- - - - - - - - -Develop cash forecasts and manage cash on short-term and long-term basis --- - - - - - - - -Provide management with feedback on problem areas and recommend solutions --- - - - - - - - -Oversee and supervise all accounting personnel --- - - - - - - - -Manage accounting operations including, but not limited to, Billing, A/R, A/P and GL --- - - - - - - - -Growth and development of accounting department --- - - - - - - - -Assist with compliance of federal and state laws --- - - - - - - - -Preparation of annual budgeting and updates throughout the year --- - - - - - - - -Post adjusting journal entries --- - - - - - - - -Develop, document, maintain and improve policies and procedures --- - - - - - - - -Perform annual Internal Controls review --- - - - - - - - -Assist external CPA firm with annual financial review and tax returns --- - - - - - - - -Work on special projects as delegated by the CFO --- - - - - - - - -Manage accounting/ERP systemRequirements & Qualifications

  • BS or MS in accounting or finance
  • CPA License preferred
  • 7-10 -years of experience in public accounting or industry; with 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Excel abilities
  • Experience with Deltek Vision/Vantagepoint a plus
  • Experience in the architectural/engineering industry a plus
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong communication and people skills, including the ability to present complex financial information to non-finance leaders and team members
  • Ability to keep the highest level of confidences with the information handledWe offer...
    • Flexible hybrid (work from home) scheduling options
    • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • Competitive compensation with bonus potential -
    • Comprehensive benefits program: health, dental, vision; Life/AD&D; voluntary plans
    • 401(K) with discretionary profit-sharing contributionsProvidence is an employee-owned engineering and environmental consulting firm, and our team of professional engineers and environmental specialists possess unparalleled credentials and decades of experience in solving complex environmental challenges. Providence's focus is sustained by employing the best people to provide the highest quality services with innovation and integrity as we work closely with biologists, toxicologists, ecologists, geologists, and environmental regulatory specialists to offer an outstanding combination of talent and expertise for both governmental civil infrastructure and industrial

Keywords: Providence - An Engineering and Environmental Cons, Baton Rouge , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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