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Controller

Indy HQ, 314 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America Req #106
Friday, December 2, 2022

Direct Connect Logistix is a nation-wide 3PL company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Since 2009, we have committed to our promise of delivering every shipment on time, every time - no matter what. That is why we hire the best people, inject tons of energy into our culture, and empower our people to make great things happen for our customers.

 

Job Summary
As Controller, you will be responsible for ensuring the organization’s financial books and records are in accordance with GAAP

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead external annual audit
  • Supervise other financial accounting staff
  • Oversee month-end systems close, including making appropriate accruals to ensure revenue and expense recognition in accordance with GAAP
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts have proper & valid supporting detail, and are presented in accordance with GAAP
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded to provide insight to the business, as directed by the CFO, to support internal management reporting, and analysis of Cost to Serve
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded with respect to EBITDA impact, and are classified in accordance with our lender agreement, or otherwise directed
  • Determine allocations to show true contribution of profit centers, and cost of cost centers
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, & annual financial reporting for management, private equity ownership, lender, and other parties as needed, including compliance reporting
  • Work with third party tax advisors to provide all necessary information to complete all federal, state, and local tax returns
  • Participate in annual bottoms-up budget process and quarterly forecasting
  • Assist in financial due diligence of potential acquisitions, and participate in integration efforts, including net working capital calculation and opening balance sheet work
  • Assist CFO in improving internal financial management structure to an operating business unit level
  • Ad hoc tasks as assigned by CFO or CEO
Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or CMA preferred
  • 8+ years’ accounting experience with escalating responsibilities, to managing others and managing an external audit.
  • Transportation and freight brokerage experience preferred
  • Advanced computer skills, including high level Excel skills (proficient with pivot tables, xlookup, vlookup, sumifs, etc.) • Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables
  • Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve difficult or complicated challenges
  • Exceptional communication skills in person, over the phone, and in writing

Skills Required
  • Qualified candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills along with follow-up, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strategic thinker that focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them
  • Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement
  • Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Must be able to work with others along with working independently.
  • Must be detail-oriented and must meet scheduled deadlines.
  • Punctuality and a good work ethic are critical.
Compensation & Benefit Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, critical and accident insurance, and pet insurance
  • Employer paid life insurance and long-term disability
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid Holidays and paid time off
  • Quarterly volunteer opportunities

Direct Connect Logistix is an equal opportunity employer. Direct Connect Logistix does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family SGA
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Indy HQ, 314 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America