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Corporate Controller (3PL); City of Industry

Job Opening:

posted Aug 31, 2015, 11:42 PM by Eva Chiu

Our client, growing privately held Top 100 3rd Party Logistics/Warehousing/Transportation Solutions company located in City of Industry is seeking a Experienced, Confident and Dynamic Corporate Controller to join their Sr. Management team. 

Position Title:
 Corporate Controller
Department: Finance
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Interactions with: Corporate Executives, Vice President of Operations and Distribution, General Managers, Human Resources, Divisional Finance Managers, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Financial Analysts
FLSA Status: Exempt

Primary Objective:
Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Company’s accounting system and internal controls and accurate financial reporting and underlying accounting records for the Company. Coordinates the annual audit, insurance renewals, and manages the treasury function. Develops and maintains a relationship with banks, insurance brokers, legal counsel, 401K service providers, benefits provider, and payroll service provider.

· Maintain the general ledger and accounting records for the Company and manage the closing process. Ensure accounting records are accurate and updated timely.

· Prepare and issue financial statements in accordance with approved Finance calendar.

· Work with Division/Regional Finance Managers to resolve any accounting issues resulting from operations.

· Develop and maintain solid accounting policies.

· Ensure a strong system of internal controls exists and is monitored.

· Coordinate the annual audit, including preparation of external financial statements and footnote disclosures.

· Coordinate the preparation of the Federal and state tax returns. Ensures state and local tax compliance.

· Manage daily cash flow and availability reporting including initiating borrowings and repayments under the revolving credit facility, opening and closing new bank accounts, etc.

· Prepare and manage monthly and quarterly loan compliance certificates, including monthly borrowing base, quarterly covenant calculations, etc.

· Oversee monthly intercompany billings, allocations, and the JE’s and maintain certain G/L accounts for assigned divisions, as needed.

· Work with property & casualty insurance brokers to facilitate the annual insurance renewals, including development of exposure data, evaluation of proposed insurance providers/policies, etc.

· Calculate workers’ compensation loss reserves and accrual adequacy. Coordinate information and loss reporting, as necessary,

· Coordinate annual insurance premium audits and prepare insurance allocations to the subsidiaries.

· Prepare executive bi-weekly payroll. Manage the relationship with the Company’s payroll service provider, as necessary.

· Participate in the annual health and welfare benefits selection and renewal process and maintain a relationship with the company’s benefits service provider, including filing of annual Form 5500’s.

· Work with the Company’s 401K service provider to coordinate the annual discrimination testing, the annual 401K audit, filing of the annual Form 5500, etc.

· File state annual reports, fictitious name filings, etc.

· Manage the accounts payable function.

· Manage the credit function.


· Bachelor's degree in Accounting, business or related field; MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred.

· 5+ years of Controller experience (in logistics, distribution/transportation, retail or business services sector) preferred. 

· Experience in apparel or retail warehousing and/or with a 3PL a plus.  

· A thorough knowledge of GAAP, procedures and systems with a solid understanding of accounting, tax, treasury, cash flow, and internal controls.

· Highest ethical standards and values.

· Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Strong PC skills including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel required and proficiency in the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and PowerPoint) helpful.

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