Controller

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Employment duration: Full time

Description

The Controller is responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, & financial analysis for the CRST Pegasus Transportation business. The individual also manages settlements, billing, and credit & collections. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide financial and analytical support to management 
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate analysis of the results against historical, planned, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making.
  • Fair presentation of the financial results in accordance with GAAP.
  • Develop and propose accounting policies, procedures, and adequate internal controls.
  • Supervise the accounting team and manage the processes related to both business analysis and financial close procedures.
  • Understand and monitor the key operating metrics of each of the businesses and provide management with analysis to improve operating metrics.
  • Demonstrate insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools and concepts to provide practical counsel to the company managers in order to drive business results.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the planning and forecasting processes
  • Assist with the new business process including pricing.
  • Understand the financial processes driving the financial results in order to identify and propose changes to continually improve those processes and result in better information.
  • Ensure integrity of the company's financial information.
  • Ensure all revenue and expense items are recorded in the appropriate accounting period.
  • Determine and monitor accruals and estimates used in the financial statements.
  • Responsible for monthly account reconciliations.
  • Supervise and manage the settlements and billing teams, and the credit, collections, and cash applications team.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 5 years of previous experience in the transportation industry preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Understanding of Generally Applied Accounting Principles, Data analysis, research experience needed
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required

To apply, please email jwiebold@crst.com

CRST is an EOE. Candidate subject to successful completion of pre-employment background and drug testing.




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