Controller

Controller – Direct Hire – SW Portland

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with our client in the Lake Oswego area to identify a data-driven Controller. In this critical role, you will be responsible for partnering directly with Senior Leaders to provide timely and thoughtful financial analysis and reporting.  Through your team, you will champion financial initiatives that help strengthen and propel business forward.

Responsibilities at a glance:

  • Lead, train and develop the accounting team to achieve benchmark metrics
  • Partner directly with Senior Management; provide accurate financial statements and reports that follow GAAP
  • Act as a strategic advisor to various levels of business stakeholders, ensuring all have a consistently accurate and holistic financial impact picture
  • Champion all internal controls & processes – from profitability to risk analysis, audit to data management/integrity
  • Facilitate all month-end and year-end closing processes
  • Carefully monitor and keep a pulse on all business vitals; identify immediate opportunities coupled with solutions that drive results
  • Manage consistent execution of all corporate procedures and documentation of accounting policies to ensure compliance and operational success
  • Ensure relentless alignment with all government tax filings and reporting requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years’ experience including accounting team/department (of 6+) supervision
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Experience successfully navigating and leading all facets of banking, accounting firm relationships, payroll & benefits, budgeting, projections, customer credit, accounts payable/receivable and financial analysis
  • Previous working experience within the supply chain & logistics and/or retail/wholesale industry
  • Proficient in a variety of finance and/or accounting systems
  • Someone who is analytical, statistically driven and who craves both variety and challenge