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Company: Excel Fitness
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Department: Finance / Accounting
The Controller is a strategic business partner that supports and drives the timely and accurate recording and reporting of information to support business-critical decisions and meet required deadlines. They will oversee accounting, financial reporting, taxes, and Controller responsibilities for the entire company, including all gym locations. This role manages, directs, and develops the Accounting and Accounts Payable teams and provides recurring financial information and reports to all stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Accountable for company month-end close process
  • Responsible for regulatory compliance and reporting
  • Responsible for managing company-wide tax filings and annual reporting
    • Develops and implements internal controls to ensure compliance and safeguard the company's assets and information
    • Responsible for managing the annual audit process
    • Accountable for the Accounts Payable function and processes
    • Partners with HR to ensure a timely and accurate company-wide payroll process
    • Works directly with internal departments in various capacities
      • Creates and presents reports and financial data as needed
      • Maintains accounting department budget
      • Additional general support may be requested, and other duties may be assigned. Desired Characteristics/Skills:
        • Exceptional attention to detail
        • Driven and focused in providing proactive vs. reactive solutions
        • Positive team player attitude
        • Ability to successfully manage competing priorities and if needed, delegate appropriately
        • Thrives in a growth-oriented environment
          • Ability to see opportunities for process improvement
          • Practices the utmost confidentiality
          • Must be able to partner with internal and external stakeholders at various levels successfully
          • Effectively communicates with differing audience levels both in writing and orally.
            Required Qualifications:
            • Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis in Finance / Accounting (MBA preferred)
            • CPA required
              • 10+ years of Finance/Accounting experience, with previous controller experience
              • Experience with implementing and/or improving processes and best practices
              • Experience with integrating acquisitions
              • Experience managing, directing, and developing an accounting team
              • Strong knowledge of financial and management accounting principals
                • Advanced MS Office, particularly familiar with Excel
                • Experience with franchise/multi-unit operations is highly desired
                  Supervisory Responsibility: This position has supervisory responsibilities and will directly oversee all in the Accounting department
                  Work Environment:
                  This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
                  Physical Demands:
                  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
                  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
                  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
                  Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
                  This is a full-time, exempt position. Under the Regulations, Part 541, an exempt employee is one who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This position may work outside of normal business hours to include evenings and weekends as needed.
                  Approximately 5% travel is expected for this position.
                  EEO Statement: Excel Fitness is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other employment practices.
                  Other Duties:
                  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Excel Fitness, Austin , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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