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Controller (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job #1568590
Houston, Texas

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

Role Title:  Corporate Controller

The Company:

Are you looking to find employment with a Houston employer that is poised for growth? Our client is currently seeking a dynamic and talented accounting professional to help with achieving strategic growth objectives.  If you’re ready to take full ownership of the general accounting and reporting function in a casual, but team focused work setting, then keep reading below!

Role Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial reports and balance sheet accounts
  • Oversee and direct the preparation of the financial statements, forecasts, annual budgets, and other reports required by leadership
  • Develop and implement internal controls and operational guidelines
  • Oversee and direct all general accounting processes and functions; including monthly, quarterly, and annual close procedures
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations
  • Monitor cash balances and forecasts; also prepare financial models for revenues, expenses, cash flows, and other key financial metrics
  • Coordinate and manage the annual audit and other special projects, including acquisition analysis and integrations 

Role Requirements:

  • At least 6 or more years of experience as an Assistant Controller or Controller
  • BBA or Masters in Accounting
  • CPA is highly preferred and a background in public accounting is a major plus
  • A sound understanding of accounting & reporting and the ability to handle technical accounting issues is a must
  • Accounting software system experience is a must, with Sage being a preference
  • Must possess proven leadership skills and a high level of emotional intelligence
  • Multiple locations consolidations experience is required


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