Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0030
Post Date 11/2/2017
Title Controller
Category FINANCE
City Purchase
State NY
Description Life at Quorum is much more than just a list of cool things.
But we still thought you'd like to see a few.
• Entrepreneurial, collaborative work environment
• True work/life integration
• Growth-oriented company with career opportunities
• Top tier compensation and benefits package
• 401k with company match
• Corporate-wide commitment to training and development
• Leadership committed to transparency and engagement

The Controller is responsible for directing, coordinating, and maintaining a finance and accounting function that properly reflects the financial position of the company. This individual monitors department procedures and recommends improvements, consults with the senior management team, participates in establishing and implementing major goals and objectives, and serves as a resource in all aspects of finance and accounting.

Key Responsibilities

1. Develops and manages financial reporting, closes books accurately and efficiently, and identifies opportunities to improve processes through automation, standardization, etc.

2. Measures and guides financial performance. This includes driving the budgetary process and ensuring alignment to business objectives as well as analyzing and reporting financial performance metrics to management.

3. Develops and drives the complete budgetary process including the integration of budgets for multiple functional areas. Analyzes budgets for patterns and drivers of errors. Ensures alignment between operating budget and strategic objectives.

4. Creates and presents financial analyses to evaluate business performance such as identifying and reporting on metrics that drive performance against strategic priorities.

5. Demonstrates knowledge of a broad set of accounting principles and techniques, financial analysis, and cost accounting. Supports the business on the accounting treatment of transactions and their impact on financial statements.

6. Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.

7. Functions as a project manager on departmental and/or organization wide projects. Contributes expertise in his/her assigned area, executes deliverables and ensures that the Project Team completes project deliverables as outlined based on the project scope and business requirements.

8. Effectively delegates authority, responsibilities, and tasks. Continually manages the accounting team structure to align with business needs and strategic objectives including the identification and development of future potential successors.

9. Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

10. Identifies and implements workflow efficiencies on a continual basis.

11. Promotes and maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner consistent with professional standards to get along with members, coworkers, management and vendors.

12. Maintains professional, technical and industry knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

13. Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and Banking/Credit Union Regulations.

14. Performs additional duties as required. Scope The Controller works under minimal supervision exercising independent judgment. This person must be action oriented, self-motivated and creative while being highly functional.


Essential Skills, Knowledge and Requirements

1. CPA or Masters in Finance/Accounting required.

2. Minimum of ten years of finance or accounting experience. Related experience in the financial services industry preferred. Previous managerial experience required.

3. Must have an understanding of market and environmental factors affecting the financial services industry as well as strong analytical skills and attention to detail, as extensive financial analysis is a large portion of the job.

4. Strong financial modeling skills, especially financial statement and cash flow information.

5. Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.

6. Strong decision making and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects/duties.

7. Results driven, service oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently.

8. Proficiency with regulatory requirements and accounting standards (NCUA, Federal, ASC, etc.).

9. Trustworthy with the ability to maintain highest level of integrity and trust.

10. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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