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Controller

Company: Vista Springs
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Vista Springs - Vista Springs Careers
Find Your Greater Purpose
Vista Springs offers many wonderful perks including, but not limited to:

Heavily subsidized low cost major medical plan.
Short Term Disability
401K
Dental and Vision Insurance, retirement plan, and generous Paid Time Off
Competitive Compensation and Benefits Program.
Advancement Potential.
Work with our beautiful Assisted Living and Memory Care Communitties
Realize your full potential for career growth and professional excellence by bringing your full-self every day to thrive in our Joy in Work environment in one of our beautiful Award-winning purpose-built and master-planned communities.
Be part of a dynamic and dedicated team.

To support continued growth, Vista Springs, an owner, operator and developer of Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities in the North-Central Midwest is currently seeking a Corporate Controller. This position will support the continued growth and development of the Vista Springs portfolio and brand, reporting to the CFO. If you are highly motivated, looking for growth and want to be rewarded for superior performance, Vista Springs can help you achieve those goals.
The Corporate Controller will ensure that all financial transactions for the company are handled in accordance with IRS requirements and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. He/she will maintain the integrity of the financial statements for management, investors and lenders.
Key Responsibilities


- - - - Oversee all accounts, general ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with the Company's accounting policies, governing accounting principles, and regulatory requirements.
- - - - Manage the monthly financial close and consolidation process across multiple entities and investor groups.
- - - - Preparation of various reports for management including monthly financial statements and associated analysis at the community, regional and consolidated levels.
- - - - Lead a team of finance professionals responsible for day to day finance operations.
- - - - Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, business plans and forecasting.
- - - - Assist Operations in the development and implementation of action plans to eliminate budget variances.
- - - - Effectively communicate, follow, and enforce the Company's established policies and procedures by monitoring and auditing compliance, reviewing reports and data related to operational processes. - Correct all violations or infractions and implement measures and tools to prevent deficiencies.
- - - - Manage and coordinate external accounting partners in the preparation of financial statements, income tax filings, and audits.
- - - - Champion and implement continuous improvement initiatives to attain "best in class" process and procedures.
- - - - Facilitate and advise on the development of new financial and accounting systems as required by management as dictated by the growth of the organization.

Essential Knowledge & Skills

- - - - Strong business acumen, with the ability to focus on continuous improvement and an ever-changing environment.
- - - - Strong decision making and problem solving skills, knowing when it is appropriate to delegate tasks.
- - - - Work independently as well as in a team environment
- - - - Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
- - - - Perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment
- - - - Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers

Minimum Requirements

  • - - - - Bachelor's degree required.
    - - - - 10+ years professional experience in managerial accounting and finance (Controller, assistant controller, or senior accountant).
    - - - - Minimum 5 years' experience leading and supervising others, with the proven ability to develop employees, provide guidance, direction and training, transfer knowledge and promote a positive working environment.
    - - - - Highly proficient with MS Office Suite (intermediate or advanced abilities in Excel).
    - - - - In-depth knowledge of SAGE 50 (Peachtree) or similar software (3+ years).
    - - - - Strong leadership abilities to mentor, motivate and influence excellence.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends when necessary, including occasional overnight travel.

    Preferred Requirements

    • - - - -CPA/CMA and/or MBA preferred.
    • Experience in development & construction of new business locations preferred: project accounting, construction draws, etc.

Keywords: Vista Springs, Grand Rapids , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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