San Antonio, TX

Empowered Management Solutions is seeking a Controller for a direct-to-consumer e-commerce business offering advice based services to a worldwide customer base. Our customer currently operates multiple brands and is anticipating significant growth in new markets in the upcoming years. They are looking for a Controller to lead the company’s accounting efforts and be a key leader supporting for their planned future growth.

In this role, you will be responsible for the leadership and control of their general accounting functions, financial statement and report preparation and merchant processing operations. In addition, they are looking for a strong leader who takes a hands-on approach to ensure their financial records are maintained properly and in a timely manner. They need someone who will help develop and grow the accounting team and help drive improvements to their processes and efficiencies. They need you to help get them to the next level with your insight, experience, and commitment to results!

Reporting to the COO, the Controller has a team of professionals that oversee their general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, and merchant processing functions. They are looking for someone that will work out of one of their offices in either San Antonio, TX or Burbank, CA. If this sounds like you, reach out to us to learn more about the opportunity!

What you will be accountable for:

  • Issuing timely and accurate financial reports
  • Optimizing risk on cash and business assets
  • Ensuring accurate and timely payment of financial obligations
  • Ensuring accurate and timely tax and other compliance-related filings
  • Guiding financial and operational decisions
  • Building and maintaining a high-performing operation
  • Contributing to team goals and success
  • Protecting operations by working with a high level of integrity

What they think you need to be successful:

  • BS degree in accounting or finance; MBA or equivalent preferred.
  • Active CPA required
  • Minimum of 10 years management experience, including 5+ years as controller
  • Proven track record of successfully overseeing and executing a large volume of projects while managing day to day processes and deliverables with unquestioned trustworthiness and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, highly collaborative team player with the ability to think and work independently
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (e.g. implications of emerging issues, cost vs benefit analysis, setting priorities among competing options, etc.)
  • Passion to lead a team, function and service from the ground-up; demonstrated ability to discern/select, coach, and develop talent and teams
  • Eager to roll-up one’s sleeves and achieve results; strong results orientation and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and contribute to cross-functional dispersed project teams
  • Intaact or equivalent ERP/GL experience
  • ADP Pay Expert
  • Multi-entity consolidations experience
  • Merchant payment processing experience in an e-commerce environment

Benefits: Our customer understands the importance of creating a harmonious balance between the needs of the organization and the needs of employees and their families. As a result, they have designed a complete comprehensive employee benefits package to meet their health, financial, and retirement well-being. Their Burbank, California offices are centrally located near the 134 and 5 freeways in the Burbank Media District. Their new San Antonio, Texas offices are temporarily located near the 1604 and 281 freeways.

For all eligible employees, these benefits include:

  • Robust benefit plans for staff members including:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account/Healthcare Savings Account
  • Retirement – 401K Program (Employer match program included)
  • Paid Bereavement
  • Paid Adoption / Baby Care Leave
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Parking
  • Public Transportation Reimbursements

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