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Job Details
Controller - Vibe Restaurants LLC (002301)
Job Number: 002301
Job Title: Controller - Vibe Restaurants LLC
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): External Client
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
City: Houston
Salary Interval: Per Year
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Category: Controller
Career Level: Senior Manager or Director
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 5
Position Description

Manage all financial-accounting functions including production of periodic financial reports, develop and monitor business performance metrics, maintain an adequate system of accounting records, employ a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, provide accurate and timely reports on the company’s financial results, cash management, and ensure that reported results comply for a growing company.


•The Controller is responsible for applying principles of accounting to organize and analyze financial information, prepare financial reports, develop budgets and to ensure that the required accounting control procedures are in-place and effective
•Direct and oversee all general accounting and control activities, including accounts payable, payroll, G/L accounting, month-end close, cost and inventory accounting
•Develop and implement annual and strategic financial plans
•Maintain accounting policies and procedures to safeguard assets, achieve objectives, and ensure the integrity of financial data
•Work with the owners to guide the development and management of budgets, monitoring performance against budget and forecasts and managing cash flow
•Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings and year-end closings
•Provide strategic support and analysis to our Directors, and GMs at all locations
•Provide management/owners with information vital to the decision-making process
•Develop internal audit routines, assess current accounting operations, and offer recommendations for improvement and implement new processes.
•Evaluate the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database as needed.
•This position interfaces with financial institutions and manages all IT functions
•Document, implement and monitor best in class operating procedures and controls
•Ensure accurate and timely reporting of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial data to the CFO, and Executive Management
•Report monthly results against budget/forecast, including detailed variance analysis
•Create and manage the appropriate P&L and business views and reports that match the needs of the business through cost accounting and/or allocations and produce management reporting
•Ensure appropriate levels of confidentiality within the organization and exhibit the highest degree of personal and professional integrity
•Keep abreast of emerging accounting and finance trends
•Set goals, objectives and priorities
•Interface with other departments on special projects, as needed
Position Requirements
•Excellent understanding of operational cost control, vendor management and quality assurance
•Must be a strong team player with an ability to build positive and effective working relationships with others
•Experience in the development and implementation of programs to drive out cost inefficiencies
•High degree of personal drive and motivation to succeed
•Out of the box thinker with a broad vision of leadership role within the organization
•Excellent communicator (written and verbal), with high quality report writing skills
•Excellent project management, organizational and communication skills, with the ability to address both technical and non-technical audience
•Solid communication skills including ability to share honest feedback, share opinions and concerns in a professional and respectful manner.
•Proficient and up to date on technology.
•Prefer to work in an entrepreneurial environment.
•Strong financial leadership and operational accountability skills.
•Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel
•Good organizational skills including ability to complete work in an accurate and timely manner.
•Effective problem solving skills demonstrated by working independently to achieve resolution of problems
•Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
•Ability to positively and effectively communicate with employees and other financial institutions
•Demonstrate discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality with all company documents, knowledge and practices.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/ Business; 5-7 years of Accounting/Finance experience, MBA a plus; Multi-unit QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) experience preferred (not required); CPA and public accounting and/or public company experience preferred
Application Instructions
Please apply on-line