Controller

Location: Detroit, MI

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

ABOUT US

Hello Innovation owns and operates a strong set of businesses powered by innovation and change. We are disruptive by design and love solving the world’s toughest business challenges. It’s in our DNA to change the world and improve lives through our portfolio of companies.

Intrigued? Perfect. If you’re ready to be part of a company that’s exploding with growth, debt free, and lives to change the world, let’s see where you can put your talents to work. 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Do you live and breathe to streamline accounting operations? Does brainstorming ways to run things smoother, faster and more cost effectively keep you up at night? Does analyzing financial trends, extracting strategic insight and preparing special reports sound like a fun afternoon to you? Are you ready to toss corporate BS to the curb and start making a real impact? Then we should talk.

We are looking for a forward-thinking Controller to help lead the financial success of our quickly-growing company. This isn’t your typical Controller position - you have the opportunity to to put your ideas into action by helping to rehaul the accounting organization at one of Michigan’s fastest growing private companies.

If you think this role is padded with layers of processes and corporate structure, this isn’t the position for you. Our Controller will need to have a proactive approach, work hard, be flexible, never let anything slip, and take personal responsibility for our accounting department.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take responsibility for the daily operation of the accounting department, ensuring that all financial and bookkeeping functions are carried out in accordance with accounting best practices.
  • Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protect the company’s assets by establishing and monitoring internal controls.
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Execute and/or manage all accounting functions including but not limited to: cash flow, deposits, invoicing, budget, AP, AR, payroll, banking, petty cash, journal entries, bank and credit reconciliations and end of month and year proceedings such as tax filing.
  • Own the maintenance and administration of HR controls/processes/compliance.
  • Administer and provide technical guidance on insurance and benefits.
  • Demonstrate accountability, drive, flexibility and good work ethics and values.


 

REQUIREMENTS

  • CPA or CMA is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a controller or accounting manager.
  • Extensive problem solving, mathematical and analytical skills are required.
  • Computer skills required to include word processing, spreadsheet and database management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of benefit administration, employment law and federal and state regulations.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Great Benefits
    • Our full coverage benefits package is available to all employees and includes health, dental and 401(k).
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 15 paid days off to start PLUS additional breaks including 9 paid holidays, a Parental Leave Program, and more!
  • Lunch and Snacks
    • Our kitchen is loaded with snacks, pop, wine & beer, and if you need a caffeine boost we’ve got you covered with our coffee bar!
  • Conferences
    • Knowledge is power, which is why we encourage all employees to check out the latest industry happenings. We’ll cover the cost!
  • Plus much more
    • Flexible working hours, monthly tech talks and weekly fitness classes, to name a few.

 

OFFICE LOCATION

Detroit, Michigan - in the heart of Greektown!

 

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