Controller/Director of Human Resources

$90,000 - $120,000 yearly
  • Marriner Marketing
  • Columbia, MD, USA
  • Nov 19, 2021
Full time HR AP/AR Accounting/Finance

Job Description

Marriner's Controller, Director of HR is a mature leader who successfully balances optimizing the agency’s financials and human investments. The individual will inspire others to drive clarity in how to understand key business metrics and their impact on the agency’s resources and work being delivered to customers. Emphasis is placed on helping make decisions to achieve company growth, business profitability, employee retention goals and long-term planning. Specific areas of responsibility include financial statements & reporting, accurate accounting records, budget management, business forecasting, new or exiting employee paperwork, employee benefits support and collaborate on other HR accountabilities with the EVP of Operations.

This position prioritizes those with solid communication, technology, analytical and management skills, as well as possess knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This position oversees any financial/accounting or administrative team members and reports to the CEO, with a dotted line to the EVP of Operations for HR responsibilities.

Business Management:
• Monitor agency’s financial reports and determine ways to reduce costs, gain more margin and realize additional revenue streams
• Process semi-monthly payroll in a timely manner
• Maintain and process all 401k payments and records
• Oversee all insurance and benefits offerings (business, workers comp, health, dental, disability, 401k)
• Achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
• Provide management with information vital to the business decision-making process
• Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
• Prepare special reports for department leads by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
• Track agency investment expenditures and determine with department leads how to cover costs and achieve additional contribution margin for the agency

Financial Management:
• Manage the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of business results using the Workamajig software
• Provide timely and complete monthly financial reports like profit & loss statements, balance sheets, forecasts and margin labor analysis by department
• Manage all customer invoicing, accounts payables and account receivables
• Implement policies, procedures and best practices for effective financial reporting and maximizing return on financial assets
• Plan, direct and coordinate all accounting operational functions
• Assess current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes

Resource Management:
• Hire, train and retain (through mentorship and coaching) skilled accounting staff
• Supervise employees who work under the Controller to ensure accuracy in preparing financial reports, forecasting summaries and invoices
• Help enforce agency HR policies and practices
• Collaborate with EVP of Operations in developing and implementing overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
• Maintain and grow the health and culture of the Agency – a fun and meaningful place to work
• Establish and encourage a culture of teamwork based on warmth, curiosity & perseverance
• Collaborate with EVP of Operations to help attract best people talent available and position agency as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience:
• Minimum of BA in accounting, finance or business administration
• 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
• Very strong attention to detail to ensure data accuracy at all levels
• Excellent numerical proficiency and organization of data and information
• Strong problem-solving skills and use of logic
• Clear presentation of information, key issues, potential risks and specific requirements to appropriate team members
• Good verbal, written, listening, presentation, persuasion and interpersonal skills
• Effective management of multiple, concurrent initiatives against timelines without compromising accuracy or quality
• Good negotiating and relationship building skills with outside business partners or other entities involved in supporting the agency and its employees
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (especially skilled at Microsoft Excel)
• Experience with Workamajig is preferred

Workamajig Experience Preferred