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Controller Denver Colorado

Job Ref: JOB-1271

Lincoln Group is immediately seeking a Controller on Direct Hire basis for our client in the Distribution Industry located in Denver, CO. They need someone to step in and apply their professional accounting experience and education to put controls around processes, reporting, inventory, purchasing, and financials.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of hands-on accounting experience and a successful track record of leading and mentoring a team. Candidates coming from the manufacturing, production, or distribution industry, having a wide range of exposure to several ERP systems, and strong proficiency in creating reports are required. The controller will be responsible for oversight of all accounting operations at multiple locations and is well-versed in the following responsibilities and skills.

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Design, implement and document internal controls, financial policies, and procedures to insure asset protection commensurate with the changing scale of the business.
  • Prepare, manage, and review the monthly close process, including bank reconciliations, deferred revenue, intercompany transactions, fixed asset schedules, accruals, corporate credit card reconciliations, and departmental expense classifications.
  • Work collaboratively with business partners across functions to ensure timely, accurate, and complete capture of information and data flows between accounting systems, internal databases & applications.
  • Serve as backup for AP and AR processes and transactions.
  • Prepare, manage, and review the monthly close process, including bank reconciliations, deferred revenue, intercompany transactions, fixed asset schedules, accruals, corporate credit card reconciliations, and departmental expense classifications.
  • Act as a liaison between the business and auditors, documenting steps throughout these audits.
  • Assess current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and proactively implementing new processes.
  • Coach and develop staff to improve their skills and support their professional growth.
  • Collaborating with leadership team driving cohesion, best-in-class communication, and business results.
  • Responsible for overseeing the accounting related to mergers & acquisitions as well as post-acquisition convergence processes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors required, MBA plus
  • CPA preferred
  • Big 4 or public accounting preferred
  • 15+ years’ progressive accounting experience

About the company

  • Private Company, Multi-Site
  • Headquarters in Denver, CO
  • High-growth, stable, and profitable
  • Heavily focused around mergers and acquisition and organic growth
  • System: Microsoft Dynamics – Business Central (formerly Navision)

Benefits

  • Target Salary Range: $115,000 – $150,000
  • Bonus potential: 15%
  • Medical Insurance – 100% employer paid for the employee
  • 401k: 3% employer contribution regardless
  • Vacation: 3 weeks
  • Flexible hours and options to work remote

If you are seeking an organization where you can make an impact, are motivated by challenges, and prefer working in a high-growth company, in a hands-on role, this could be the right opportunity for you.

About Lincoln Group: We are a woman-owned executive search and professional solutions firm specializing in a tailor-made approach to service. We are experienced leaders in the industry with expertise in filling a wide variety of executive, professional, and skilled business positions on a permanent, contract, interim, or contract-to-hire basis. We serve companies looking for a holistic talent solution.

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