Controller

Employer
Blue Ridge Risk Partners
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
1948060870
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Description: Position Title: Controller Job Classification: Exempt; Full Time Position Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer Job Summary: The Controller is primarily responsible to manage the accounting records and for the production of financial reports. The Controller oversees employees in the Bookkeeping and Payroll departments and is responsible for overseeing accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, and compliance. The Controller performs the essential functions of the position noted below, while meeting the quality and service standards developed be the agency. Supervisory Responsibilities: Bookkeeping and Payroll department Essential Functions: Assist senior leadership with high-level financial decisions Work with the Director of Finance to prepare financial documents Prepare monthly financial reports and work with the Director of Finance on month-end close process Supervise employees who work under the controller Supervise, and provide final sign-off, on payroll processing Understand the financial statements in order to meet legal requirements and keep the financial state in good standing Prepare and reconcile documentation for internal and external auditors Oversee accounts receivable processes and procedures Analyze various reports for Senior Management to assist in strategic analysis and planning Oversee the management of Fixed Asset accounting and reconciliation Perform other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to interpret abstract information. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results in a fast-paced and changing environment. Confident, self-starter who works well independently. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and multi-task. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. . Requirements: Education and Experience: Master's Degree in finance or accounting. Advance coursework, or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license preferred Minimum of five (5) years accounting experience required, preferably in a shared services accounting environment. Previous experience with an Insurance Brokerage preferred. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, listen and observe. Specifically, the employee must be able to communicate clearly on the telephone with others. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. This includes repeating motions that involve the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Position may require the employee to ascend and/or descend ladders, stairs, ramps, and the like. High stress, fast-paced environment with a high volume of work to be completed daily. Limited physical effort required or exposure to physical risk. However, must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Blue Ridge Risk Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. PM21 PI135108813