Friday, August 22, 2014

Controller



Agile Mind is a high-growth education technology company seeking an
experienced Financial Controller to manage all aspects of the finance and
accounting functions, and select operating functions including benefits
management. Position reports to the COO and is based in Grapevine.

Agile Mind develops, sells, and supports next generation math and science
programs for educators and their students in middle and high school with
the goal of increasing the number and diversity of students who achieve in
these disciplines. Our programs are primarily delivered digitally, and we
support the learning of hundreds of thousands of students annually in
schools across the country. The company's programs and reputation benefit
from 10+ year history, while the culture remains entrepreneurial.
Successful team members thrive in a fast-moving environment that prizes
effective teamwork, adaptability, and consistent innovation and improvement.

Key Responsibilities

Manage all accounting department operations including revenue and cost
recognition, working capital transaction management, liquidity and cash
reporting, payroll processing and employee benefits, vendor contracts and
relationships, cost controls and risk management
Work closely with the sales team to promote timely collection of accounts
receivable and resolve any past due accounts receivable
Supervise and direct two accounting staff members
Coordinate the preparation of annual operating budget, reforecast and
financial forecast variances
Develop strong working relationship with company management team to promote
open communication and meaningful analysis of the actual and budget
expenses for each operating group
Prepare and publish timely operating and GAAP monthly internal financial
statements and all related balance sheet reconciliations on timely basis
Maintain capital asset records and depreciation schedules
Supervise development and distribution of all other internal management
reports on timely basis
Support month-end and year-end general ledger process using accounting
software
Manage annual audit and tax return process with CPA firm
Interface with senior lending institution and maintain compliance with loan
covenants
Assist in preparation of presentations to Board
Assist in customer contract management process and related revenue
recognition
Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting, ensuring and
reporting on requirements compliance
Comply with state and federal government reporting requirements and filings
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain
and strengthen internal controls
Streamline accounting processes using technology


Requirements

Minimum 2 years of experience as a Controller
Minimum 4 years of experience as a Controller or an Assistant Controller
Minimum 10 years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
Bachelors degree, preferably in accounting
Thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and procedures
Experience with processing monthly internal financial statements and
related balance sheet reconciliations
Experience with payroll processing and employee benefits administration
Excellent administration and organizational skills
Successful experience with cash collections and customer relations
Strong analytical ability, including the ability to design data analysis to
answer questions, and to effectively derive insight and recommendations
from data
Ability to solve problems autonomously
Ability to lead accounting team and provide training and managerial support
as needed
Strong communication skills, as exemplified by the ability to present and
discuss data in a way that supports decision-making; and the ability to
surface, examine, and resolve competing priorities from different
individuals or functional groups
Excellent interpersonal skills
Competency using technology, with strong proficiency in EXCEL software

Preferences

CPA
Knowledge of software industry accounting principles
Knowledge of QuickBooks software, including all functions and month
end/year end closing process
Experience reviewing, refining, and defining efficient and accurate
processes
Experience selecting and deploying software solutions for business process
needs

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter with salary
requirements to

joinourteam@agilemind.com