This fast-growing multi-state/location restaurant franchise company is seeking a Corporate Controller to lead accounting functions from its headquarters in Holmdel, New Jersey. The Corporate Controller will collaborate with the CEO and the executive team to advise on decisions regarding the company's financial strategy and operations. Additionally, the Controller supervises the financial performance of venues which are currently operating as well as new projects under construction.
Major areas of responsibility include:
• Create and present financial and tax strategy recommendations to CEO
• Oversee cash flow, cash management, working capital, and company audits
• Prepare financial statements and reports
• Ensure legal compliance on all financial functions
-Minimum 5 years of recent experience in an equivalent position in hospitality, restaurants, food service, food retail or similar.
-Minimum $15M/yr revenue management experience. $25M/yr - $30M/yr revenue span of control preferred.
-Four-year college degree in an accounting, finance or business concentration. CPA or MBA preferred.
-Proven success in project management work as this company aims to migrate its accounting/finance functions in-house (currently an outsourced department).
-Strong experience in income statement analysis.
-Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.