Controller

Do you love managing the accounting operations of an entire company? How about the production of
periodic financial reports and maintenance of an accounting records system? Do comprehensive
accounting processes and a set of controls designed to mitigate risk get your blood pumping? Does
enhancing the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensuring that reported results
comply with accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards make you feel like a super
hero? If yes, we are in need of your super accounting powers.

The Variable is searching for rock star Controller than can handle all of the linear accounting
responsibilities above, while thriving in a fast-paced, highly creative environment filled with non-linear
brains.

If this sounds like you, then you are the Controller we are looking for.

You Must

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee all operations of the accounting department
  • Work with our Business Operations team to refine our cross-functional billing processes
  • Produce monthly financial reports for the leadership team
  • Manage and maintain the accounting systems that hold financial records
  • Ensure accuracy of our company’s reported financials
  • Ensure our reporting complies with accounting principles and reporting standards
  • Manage the cash flow through company bank accounts, reconcile monthly and provide reporting
    on bank account status to Business Operations team
  • Ensure accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Set up all new vendors in our accounting system
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Coordinate and oversee all audit and tax activities, ensuring all activities are compliant with
    requirements for state, local and federal government reporting
  • Manage relationships with our banking partners
  • Develop and maintain business policies

You Have

  • Accounting degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • At least 7+ years of experience
  • Experience with the Workamajig system is preferred
  • A fundamental understanding of the advertising agency business model and how the accounting
    function supports and integrates into the agency process
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with agency leaders
  • The motivation to always deliver the best work
  • The ability to lead an accounting team
  • A track record of being awesomely awesome (if your colleagues will cry when you resign, that’s a
    good indicator)

Application

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