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Company: Innovation Refunds
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Every year, $150B+ is set aside by your local, state, and federal representatives to make it easier for anybody to build a business and turn their dream into reality. But while governments might be great at governing, they're terrible at marketing. These billions sit unclaimed, waiting for Owners to discover them. We want to fix that, and we need your help!The opportunityInnovation Refunds is seeking a result-driven Controller to oversee our accounting team in Des Moines, IA. As a strategic leader, you will be responsible in directing our organization's internal accounting control. You will be involved in developing and enhancing various processes, including financial system of record, workflow procedures, reporting capabilities. You will serve as a key stakeholder in cross departmental collaboration developing reporting and insights that drive the business forward. We are looking for a candidate that has extensive experience and leadership skill that is comfortable in rolling up their sleeves to take it to the next level!What you'll doOversee all accounting and financial reporting functions, including closing, reporting, compliance, and taxes.Implement internal controls and guidelines for accounting transactions and support of budget practice and preparation.Manage the production of periodic financial reports. Ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or financial reporting standards.Responsible for tax planning throughout the fiscal year. Supports annual corporate tax return and other tax reporting requirements (example: 1099, Sales & Use Tax etc.)Lead internal audit and oversee audits of accounts to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Coordinates with outside auditors and provides needed information for the annual external audit.Presents recommendations to management on short- and long-term financial objectives and policies.Provides financial analysis with an emphasis cost control and budgetary guidelines.Review journal entries, analysis and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.Lead ERP enhancements including integrations and automation tools. Provide oversight and control over roles and delegation of responsibility within ERP and accounting systems.Lead ERP system reporting; developing some reports internally while interacting with external advisors for second tier reporting.Monitor system testing with focus of new business processes, system integrations, data flow and validation.Manage special projects with focus on efficiency and accuracy of transactional activity and reporting requirements.Maintain knowledge and compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.Other duties assigned.What we're looking forBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance7+ years of accounting/finance experience5+ years of management/ leadership experienceCPA Firm or Big 4 experience is highly desiredA proficient understanding of Sage Intact and ERP system is a plusExperience with VLOOKUP's and pivot tables preferredStrong communicator- Proficient with the latest technology and can quickly learn and manage multiple software systemsHighly organized, detail-oriented dispositionDesire to work with growing businessesStrong written and oral communication skillsAmbitious and motivated to learnWhy work with us?Competitive base salary + benefitsFlexible work cultureOpen and transparent management structure - collaboration is how we make decisions happenContinuous learning opportunities to promote personal and professional growthGenerous vacation timeWhat we doWe assist small and medium-sized businesses in attaining cash incentives from federal and state governments. Small and medium-sized businesses have historically shaped America's economic landscape. We're committed to helping businesses so they can keep pushing us forward as innovators and job creators.How we think about diversityWe try to make sure the diversity of our customers is reflected in the team that serves them. Because when we include people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and identities - we end up building a better experience for everyone who uses Innovation Refunds.We know we need to be intentional in our hiring practices in order to overcome systemic biases we may be blind to. So, if your lived experience has given you a unique perspective on business, startups, or any other aspect of our business - even if you don't meet all the requirements - please still apply and let us know so we can make sure your application gets the attention it deserves.Click here to view the Privacy Policy for California Resident Applicants

Keywords: Innovation Refunds, Des Moines , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Des Moines, Iowa

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