Controller (Confidential)

Bellaire, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: General Accounting Job Number: 18333 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-JM1

Job Description

Growing Houston based PE firm seeks a Controller to join their Accounting and Finance leadership team. The position will oversee the Accounting and Finance activities for one of the legal entities of this hyper successful organization. The organization offers significant career development opportunity, and they are known to have one of the most positive and employee friendly cultures in the industry. 

Key Attributes:
  • Must have accounting and finance technical proficiency with a strong attention to detail.
  • Must have a strong business acumen.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and a superior ability to lead others and develop relationships.
  • Must have a fiduciary mindset. 
  • Must be a CPA.
  • Requires eight or more years of total accounting experience to include a start in Big 4 Audit/Assurance (for a few years) followed by two or more years of industry accounting and reporting experience.
  • The ideal profile would be a CPA who left the Big 4 as an Audit/Assurance Senior or Manager and has been in an industry accounting leadership role for the past two to six (or more years).
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus but not required! 
  • Prior PE clients while in public accounting is a plus but not required!
  • Must be "hands-on" in the details.  
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Will oversee all general accounting, financial accounting, and financial reporting activities for one of the PE firm's legal entities.
  • Responsible for all accounting systems, processes, and controls for the entity.
  • Will support the annual audit process of the legal entity as well as the entire affiliated group of companies. 
  • Work closely with the organization's Executive and Business leaders to support their efforts to grow the organization in an efficient and effective manner.
  • The position reports directly to the CFO of the PE firm.  
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