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Controller in Houston, TX at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company was sold to a larger PE firm in 2015 and they are making acquisitions, last one more than doubled the size of the company.  Revenues are $250 million.  Locations in Houston, California, and New Jersey.  Sales are in USA and Canada and expanding into Europe. 

Position Description:

This position reports to the CFO and has responsibilities in FP&A and Accounting.

This role is also responsible for managing all aspects of accounting, including financial statements, general ledger, reconciliations, month-end close and the annual audit. FP&A responsibilities include the Company’s annual budgeting process, monthly financial forecasting and operating plan variance analysis.


  • Bachelor’s  Degree or higher, CPA required
    • 10+ years of experience including controller and supervisory experience (10+ years)
    • Multi entities consolidation experience required
    • Advanced Excel and financial modeling experience; financial model controls and data validation techniques
    • Have managed external audits required and public accounting experience a plus

Required Attributes:

  • Strong presence with ability to interact with senior management.
    • Maturity, professionalism, and a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and a positive “can-do” attitude.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a high-performing team environment.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Self-starter; can work with minimal supervision
    • Flexibility to work average 45-50 hours per week; more overtime during quarter end close, board presentations; budget process and annual audit
    • Netsuite and NetSuite OneWorld ERP experience a big plus

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis
  • Treasury and Risk Management
  •  Accounting
  • Accounting and General Ledger.
  • Billings and Collections
  • Vendor Management and Accounts Payable
  • Inventory
  • Payroll and Human Resources 
  • Annual Financial Statement Audit
  • Tax Compliance
  • System
  • Business contributions
  • Personnel management–
    • Manage and develop team of 7 employees; develop team annual KPI’s and initiatives.
    • Build relationship and establish customer service orientation approach with other departments and external customers

Job ID: 1543096