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Controller (BW26622) in Greater St. Paul/Minneapolis Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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Controller (BW26622)

Our client is a highly regarded investment company in the greater Minneapolis area and they are currently looking for Controller to join their team.  Reporting directly to the President, this is the top financial person in the organization. They are looking for someone who enjoys a fast-paced and dynamic environment.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture and prides themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Controller will be very hands-on and will oversee the accounting and finance activities for the company. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Controller will prepare reports to summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Preparation of monthly account reconciliations.
  • Create and review profit and loss statements.
  • Prepare and true-up reporting for business insurance.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts and periodic analysis of actual and financial results.
  • Work with internal and external professionals on preparation of tax returns and other filings.
  • Work with outside independent auditors, customer auditors, and other outside parties.
  • Provide training and assistance to Accounting personnel.
  • The Controller will advise management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Controller will possess the following:


  • The Controller will have 7+ relevant years’ experience; construction and/or real estate industry experience is required.

•        Knowledge of GAAP accounting, financial statements, budgeting and forecasting, and cost accounting.

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products. Experience with Great Plains and/or Yardi a plus.

  • The Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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