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Controller

Posted by Big Agnes on 02/14/2024

Controller Job Basics

Industry Sector
Outdoor
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Accounting
Salary
$79-$110K
Required to Relocate
No
Required to Travel
No
Employee May Telecommute
No
State
Colorado
Job Seeker Must Live Within
25 miles
City
Steamboat Springs
Required Experience
5 - 7 years

Controller Job Description & Requirements

    

Summary/Objective:

Assists the Director of Finance by overseeing the daily accounting operations including the accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable departments. Develops and implements systems for collecting, verifying, and reporting financial information; develops internal accounting controls; interprets accounting policy; applys observations and recommendations to operational issues. Responsible for supervising the operation of the accounting department by supporting and leading accounting staff.

      Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounting department processes required to ensure accurate month-end and year-end close
  • Prepare and deliver financial statements to Director of Finance
  • Ensure that the ledgers are accurate and comply with GAAP
  • Prepare monthly compliance certificates to lenders
  • Prepare the annual financial budget with help from department managers
  • Investigate and analyze the variances in data system, involving department managers in this process
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Approve monthly commissions, periodic insurance audits & compliance audits
  • Prepare payroll journal entries and reports
  • Support the external audit, preparation of audit schedules and respond to auditor questions and requests
  • Cross-train and observe the accounting functions and work with team members to improve processes
  • Work with cross-departmental teams to improve processes, conduct analyses, and measure results
  • Manage employee outcomes by training, coaching, and guiding employees
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices

 

Job Qualifications:

 

·         Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting

·         5-7 years of experience in accounting or finance

·         CPA preferred

·         Detail and deadline oriented

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities

 

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

 

·         Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

·         Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

About Big Agnes

       Big Agnes is a leading outdoor equipment brand offering tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, insulated outerwear, and camp furniture. Located in the Rocky Mountains, its name sake peak and the playground surrounding it serve as the inspiration to create innovative, high value camping gear that allow you to experience the magic of the outdoors in comfort. Big Agnes is the "Mother of Comfort".

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