Controller

We are seeking a Controller to become a vital part of our agency. Reporting directly to the Senior Partners and Owners, you will plan and direct all accounting operational functions, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial information for internal and external financial statements, assess accounting and internal control systems, and guide departmental staff.

Zozimus offers benefits including health, dental & vision, employer matching 401K, unlimited vacation days and flexible hours with excellent work/life balance!

We are seeking a Controller for a full-time position starting on November 1, 2021 who possesses the following experience:

Essential Functions:

  • Strong foundation of US GAAP reporting
  • Month-end close
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Financial analysis and budgeting
  • Full-cycle A/P & A/R
  • G/L reconciliations
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Payroll
  • Completing 1099 forms and working with outside tax
  • Accountant on year-end tax work
  • Commission plan documentation & calculations
  • Experience with QuickBooks desktop,
  • Perform financial budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking.
  • Evaluate performance by comparing and analyzing results with budgets and forecasts.
  • Identify & drive improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports and tools
  • Provide management with up-to-date analysis on performance and opportunities
  • Develop/Prepare Key Performance Indicators
  • Supports preparation of business review meetings and other ad hoc analysis
  • Works closely with Account Management area to project Revenue, stay within scope on projects and to maximize billing on any out-of-scope services provided
  • Effectively maintain working relationships and partnerships with cross functional areas
  • Daily Cash Management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to take initiative and own processes
  • Ability and willingness to perform in a very hands-on role
  • Strong ability as a strategic thinker
  • Strong ability to work in sync with the company partners to arrive at the best solutions
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management skills

Education & Experience:

  • Ability to take initiative and own processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at the Controller level
  • Significant experience working in a services industry
  • Successful experience reporting directly to company owner(s) or partner(s)
  • Experience working in this type of position at an ad Agency would be a plus but not required
  • Experience managing prepaid customer advertising media spend would be a plus
  • Experience working with time tracking software (particularly Bill Quick) would be a plus
  • Minimum 3 years managing a team; position currently manages one individual.

To apply send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Controller" to Stacy Walsh at swalsh@zozimus.com