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Company: Mike Mariola Restaurants
Location: Wooster
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

CONTROLLERTHE PERSON Are you a detail-oriented, hardworking problem-solver, who is eager to commit your best toward achieving individual and team success? Have been told you are a fast-paced, conscientious individual, with the ability to explain complex issues in an easily understandable way? If you are persistent and resilient when overcoming obstacles, love numbers, have accounting management experience, and a strategic, data-driven approach to team building, we want to talk to you! As a controller, you will provide general accounting oversight and own the financial close process for Mike Mariola Restaurants. This key role works directly with the leadership team in moving the company forward toward the mission and goals with financial information and analysis. Our ideal Restaurant Controller:Is accountable, confident, objective, and detail-oriented.Is a servant leader who enjoys leading, coaching, motivating and mentoring others.Is an excellent communicator with great listening skills, not afraid to have crucial conversations to help someone on their team growIs committed, loyal, and a driven team playerIs able to uncover potential obstacles and develops proactive solutionsHas a strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP, accrual basis accounting and financial reporting.Has proven experience with general ledger functions and close processes.As a plus, has previous experience with restaurant accounting software.RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities:Executing all accounting-related activities with direct oversight of the accounting and administrative team and including, but not limited to financial and legal company compliance.Maintains excellent vendor relations with accounting and banking partners.Tracks cash flow: expert oversight of corporate AR and AP. Oversees intercompany account reconciliation.Responsibility for the ledgers.Conducts periodic audits of budget items, including comparing theoretical to actual expenses and other budget to actual comparisons.Directs the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, shareholder reports, tax returns and governmental agency reports.Bonus plan calculations and accounting.401k submissions, accounting, and annual company contributions.Works closely with Director of HR regarding integrated HR activities, including payroll and benefits, labor tax compliance, general ledger integration with HRIS and third-party deposits (employee deferred deductions into HSA).QUALIFICATIONSRequiredBachelor's degree or equivalent experience.3-5 years' management experience.5-10 years' experience in tax reporting & filing, inventory management, cost analysis and/or other relevant accounting functions.Experience working directly with employees of all levels of authority.Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, Zoom, Skype, and other cloud or web-based applicationsProven ability to display good judgement and decision makingProven ability to handle confidential informationPreferredBachelor's degree in accounting or related field is preferred5-10 years of progressively responsible experience in a managerial/controller role or financial project management.Previous experience in a management role within the restaurant, hospitality, or relevant sector. WHY Mike Mariola Restaurants?In every Mike Mariola Restaurant, we are committed to providing superior quality food and beverages with legendary service. Our team strives to be collaborative, compassionate, and demonstrate a strong work ethic with all of our co-workers. Internal hospitality is our priority; making sure the environment is one that is safe, fun, and creative. Our culinary teams use the freshest ingredients, work with locally sourced ingredients, and create recipes that are approachable, yet inventive! Mike Mariola Restaurants believes that our employees are key to our success, and we love to promote from within!In addition to a competitive salary, Mike Mariola Restaurant Group offers benefits to all full-time employees that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401K match, Quarterly Bonuses, Equity Incentive Plan, Phone Allowance, and meal discounts at our restaurants!We deploy the principles of Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS ) which has been critical in our ability to scale the organization through organizing the hundreds of challenges we face every day and making them more manageable. We're able to solve issues before they become problems, get the right people in the right seats, make meetings so productive that you actually look forward to them, and build a culture of accountability.We are looking for individuals who want to grow with us and who share in our core values:Grit: We don't quit! We embrace challenges and find a way to win!Hospitality: We love restaurants, and we are relentless about delivering memorable experiences.Leadership: We are self-starters who consistently take ownership.Integrity: We do what we say we are going to do.Respect: We listen to our team and empower them to act.Salary positionBenefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee discountFlexible scheduleHealth insurancePaid time offVision insuranceRelocation assistance is availablePlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Mike Mariola Restaurants is an equal opportunity employer.EducationPreferredBachelors or better in Accounting

Keywords: Mike Mariola Restaurants, Cleveland , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Wooster, Ohio

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