Controller – Education – West Houston – dcd@fittsroberts.com

Email: dcd@fittsroberts.com for more details

Finance Management:
Preparation of timely and accurate financial statements
Prepare and update financial forecasts and generate budget and forecast variance reports
Prepare variance explanations for budgets, forecasts, and audits
Prepare forecasts of annual results
Manage the monthly close process, ie – pre-closing, accounts reconciliation, tax filing and project cash flow
Prepare and manage annual budgets across the various departments at The Village School
Prepare general financial analysis and other finance related tasks

Bookkeeping & Main Activities:
Oversee accounts receivable and accounts payable process
Provide backup as needed in any area of bookkeeping
Maintain fixed asset accounting/capital expenditures management

Supervising & Training:
Manage department work flow, which includes: prioritize department work flow, organizing and assigning tasks in an efficient manner, researching outside services to improve efficiency and cost when necessary and appropriate
Conduct staff and service provider performance evaluations
Assist in establishing financial reporting systems, accounting and collection procedures, and investment activities, and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets, and other financial control functions
Track & oversee equipment purchase and inventory
Prepare financial reports required by management
Establish and maintain relationships with individual and business customers, and provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter
Perform other related duties as required

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required
CPA and/or MBA is a plus
5+ years finance and accounting professional experience
Extensive background working within a fast growing and fast paced environment
Proficiency using (Excel) spreadsheets, PowerPoint, and familiarity / experience using financial software (Implementation a plus)
Ability to motivate others to work as a team and maintain authority in a casual and friendly environment
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing information
Flexibility and willingness to start work from fundamentals
Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
Success in a performance driven and business oriented environment
Fluency in English is a must

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