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Controller (FT)

Company: AJRTrucking
Location: Downey
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Controller (Full Time)Company Name: AJR TruckingFLSA Status: ExemptPosition Type: Full-TimeLocation: Compton, CA (on-site)AJR Trucking is a USPS Contract Carrier operating in the privatized sector of the postal transportation industry. Thanks to the company's high-quality and resourceful project management and completion capabilities, it has formed a partnership with the USPS that has lasted for more than 30 years and ongoing.Being in the top 5 of the largest USPS mail haulers, AJR is an example of a trucking company that demonstrates excellence in service and management of human resources. With experienced and trained personnel, high-quality and specialized equipment, as well as first-class customer service, AJR exceeds any expectation regarding trucking services in general. AJR works across the United States, providing exceptional services for the United States Postal Services nationwide.Job Description Overview:In this position, you will manage a team of eight (8) accountants that handle accounts payable, accounts receivables, bank reconciliations, fixed asset, lease, and bank debt accounting. This position directs the operations of all Month/Quarter/Year-end closeThe primary 'functional' responsibility of the 'Controller' is to maintain a clear view of our accounting workflow. In collaboration with the CFO and VP FP&A, the Controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of our three operating companies and all related entities. The role has primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all accounting-related activities. The Controller will support the drive to financial performance through high-quality decision support, including overall P&L, sales, and margin management, as well as close control over costs.The suitable candidate for this role is someone with a strong foundational knowledge of GAAP, accounting processes and procedures, verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrable management experience. The Controller will help with creating documented procedures, implementing internal controls, supporting external auditors, and supporting internal stakeholders.Job responsibilities:Work with CFO to document policies and procedures for monthly close following the best practices approach to achieve a 7-day closeProduce monthly close and related schedules binder following GAAP and industry best practicesMaintain a clear line of communication with the CFOOversees the operations of the Accounting Department, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, debt, and bank reconciliationsMaintain tax and regulatory reporting calendarMaintained fixed asset and depreciation ledgerOversee monthly P.O. reviewValidate monthly inventory counts and variance reportingSupervise reconciliation of equipment rental invoices with operations fleet management systemSupervise reconciliation of parts and consumable costs to the fleet maintenance systemReconcile General Ledger maintenance expense to maintenance department P.O. systemOversees the production of consolidated and consolidating income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and other financial reports and schedules including footnotes.Maintain strict adherence to closing the calendarMentor and manage the accounting teamImplement a system of effective and efficient internal controls over all accounting transactions to minimize corporate riskResponsible for the execution year-end audit plan provided by an outside audit firmLeads continuous improvement in processes and procedures to increase efficiency, streamline workflow and create effective controls throughout the companySupport the establishment of a contract cost accounting functionOversees all regulatory reporting and filing in accordance with U.S. GAAP.Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government tax requirements.Manage Accounts Receivable issue resolutionManage Accounts Payable issue resolutionMaintain Cost Accounting System by establishing standard costs and updating them as appropriate.Support implementation of an ERP-based GL system (e.g. SAP, Oracle, NetSuite)Work with FP&A to report financial status against budget and forecasts,Support variance analysisComplete any required tax returns and financial reports timely (local and state regulatory compliance).Prepare financial schedules for annual auditsAssist in developing and implementing various internal control processes throughout multiple sites.Develop working relationships with cross-functional partners at all levels.Present financial data to internal customers at various levels.Demonstrate integrity, initiative, motivation, and teamwork.Required Experience:Minimum five years of experience in an accounting manager or controllers role within a transportation, logistics, or manufacturing company or divisionMinimum Qualifications:BA/BS Degree in accounting finance8+ years of relatable accounting experience with direct supervisory responsibilitiesCPA or CMAPublic accounting experienceSolid understanding of U.S. GAAP, financial statement presentation, and accounting theoryExperience working with Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, or NetsuiteExperience with an ERP implementationExperience working with Microsoft Office SuiteStrong Standard Cost understanding, development, and background requiredStrong Inventory and Internal Control process development, a plusPay:The pay is competitive and will be discussed during an in-person interview.Benefits:Employer Paid Medical.Dental.Vision.Life Insurance.Vacation.Sick pay.Excellent opportunity for career advancement.Employee eventsAbout AJRTrucking:AJR Trucking, Inc. was established in 1984 and has been in operation for over 30 years supplying transportation services to the U.S. Postal Service. As a U.S. Mail contractor, the company was privileged to be awarded three times the "Eagle Spirit Award" from the U.S.P.S. for "Outstanding Management of Time Sensitive Transportation."

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