Controller / CFO – Birmingham, AL

Written on August 21, 2018

Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is seeking an accounting leader for one of the oldest companies in Birmingham, AL.  The ideal candidate will have 10 years of experience and be passionate about accounting.


  • Lead the Accounting Function for a corporate office.  This will include:
    • Manage multiple entities financial records
    • Creation and maintenance of annual budget, monthly and annual financial statements, account reconciliations, monthly close process and key performance indicators
  • Coordinate with management to prepare for monthly financial and operation review by performing weekly variance analysis
    • Create ad hoc reports to show success rates on business development, salary expense, operating expenses, etc…
    • Develop profit centers for various business lines
    • Accurately report Percentage of Completion accounting on projects
  • Maintain an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results
    • Responsible for cash management and risk management for multiple entities
    • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
    • Supervise/process payroll in a timely manner
    • Ensure that bank reconciliations are completed, timely
    • Provide financial analyses, monthly, to ensure all obligations are accounted for
  • Coordinate with external CPA group for compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Oversee the company’s insurance, 401k, and IT functions
  • Define and document processes and procedures to promote uniform reporting
  • Perform additional research and special projects as needed


  • BS in Accounting
  • 15 + years of  accounting experience
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Suite with exposure to multiple General Ledger packages (Quickbooks, Peachtree preferred)

Candidates must be hands on, independent problem solvers who can manage the financial status

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