Journey Group
  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, Disability, PTO, Paid Holidays, Competitive Wages


Journey Group seeks a Controller to join our team, and be part of the continuous growth that has spread our reputation and business throughout the Midwest. 

Job Summary

Lead and direct the Company's accounting and finance functions. Oversee effective project and change management. Establish and maintain overall policies, procedures, internal controls and accounting and reporting systems. Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership aware of Journey Group's financial status.
  • Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and other methodologies.
  • Monitor and enforce internal control safeguards.
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations and general ledger analysis. Prepare and/or review journal entries as necessary.
  • Ensure all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Oversee the activities and personnel of the accounting and finance department, such as accounts payable, billings, collections, payroll and administration.
  • Handle daily cash management and produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals.
  • Advance initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, as needed, with research, planning and implementation.
  • Keep financial information and plans confidential.
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal taxing requirements.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job description.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting or related field.
  • CPA license preferred, previous experience in public account is highly valued.
  • At least 5 years of increasing responsibility in the accounting, finance or business administration field preferred.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry would be a plus.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Skills in leading others and effectively managing employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to display customer focus, professionalism and build a strong team.
  • Ability to embrace the organization's mission and lead by example.
  • Required to maintain the confidential nature of all employee and privileged information used or observed in the course of performing job duties.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds.
  • Ability to read and interpret IRS rules, State Tax Law, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Financial Accounting Standards Boards (FASB) guidelines.
  • Good working knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and database programs.

Here are just a few of the benefits you will experience as a part of the Journey Group:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Wellness Program
  • 401k with a Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Growth Opportunities

Journey Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities

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