USIC Corporate Controller in Indianapolis, Indiana
Performing over 75 million locates annually, USIC is the most trusted name in underground utility damage prevention. USIC also provides a full suite of utility services throughout the United States and Canada. Our mission: to deliver quality, efficient, safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partner’s infrastructure and critical assets.
Oversees, leads, and directs the Company’s general accounting and internal and external financial reporting functions for all business segments. The Corporate Controller role will be responsible for directing the overall accounting processes and strategy while applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to prepare accurate and timely financial statements for this multi-entity company. In addition, the Corporate Controller will lead the finance integration for M&A transactions along with leading transformational projects as they arise. The ideal candidate will have proven industry experience as a qualified accountant, in a senior role, and in leading and developing a team. Proven track record of creating and streamlining accounting processes that create recognized value to the organization.
Direct the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Accounting functions for all segments of the business with expansion into Revenue/Billing & Payroll.
Oversee the month-end close processes including review of journal entries, second level review of monthly/quarterly reconciliations, and review of the monthly financial statements, ensuring timeliness of reports and analyses.
Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
Provide comprehensive financial updates and results to senior management by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate financial statements and key performance indicators.
Aid in leading system changes to improve current processes and implement new systems to create efficiencies within the accounting organization.
Aid in the completion of external auditing requirements on an interim and annual basis
Prepare monthly business analysis, variance analysis, and internal financial reporting packages.
Oversee the cash management and cash forecasting function within the organization and streamline the process to gain efficiencies.
Execute lender and credit agreement compliance and issue quarterly reporting.
Oversee and ensure compliance and reporting with receivables financing facilities
Lead the functional finance integration for M&A transactions as they occur.
Determine and lead transformational and integration projects that are needed to enhance the Company’s processes and procedures to ultimately benefit both internal and external customers.
Strategically align and oversee the execution of back-office transactional organizations to meet overall finance and company objectives.
Foster key cross-functional relationships to align the finance organization to meet overall company objectives.
Develop staff within departments overseeing for professional growth.
Assist in the development of or maturing new back-office finance groups as necessary, tax, treasury, internal audit, compliance, etc
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, required
Professional accounting certification (CPA), preferred
10+ years of experience in public accounting and/or industry accounting experience
5+ years of management/supervisory experience
Knowledge of accounting processes and best practices
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented with a macro-level view of the business
Strong written and communicative skills
Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis
Ability to multitask & react to a fast-paced environment
Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize
Workday experience preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
PROTECTING & MAINTAINING INFRASTRUCTURE
Performing over 80 million locates annually, USIC is the most trusted name in underground utility damage prevention. USIC also provides a full suite of utility services throughout the United States and Canada. Our mission: to deliver quality, efficient, safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partner’s infrastructure and critical assets.