The Controller shall hold responsibility for managing the day to day financial operations of Alaska Fuel Distributors and subsidiaries. Will provide accurate information to the Owner and Executive team, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. The Controller will be responsible for directing and managing the company’s accounting functions, including establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as the preparation of financial statements and reporting to top management and externally. The Controller also maintains the company's accounting systems and leads in the implementation of changes as required.
Manage the accounting operations including the review of journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly statutory reporting of state taxes.
ABL cash positioning analysis and reporting. This includes being a key liaison with our banking partners.
Monthly reconciliation of physical inventory against general ledger balances.
On line approvals of electronic fund transfers, set up by AP, as required.
Key involvement or leadership of special projects as required.
Establish and monitor internal controls to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures.
Prepare, analyze and present monthly, operating results for each department/ branch.
Work with operations to analyze, improve and control current processes which impact customer quality and influence internal operating efficiency.
Provide strategic analysis as required to drive improved decision making.
Work with external and internal auditors, in conjunction with the CFO.
Prepare and present financial information for periodic and ad-hoc internal and external reports.
Manage research and development program for accounting requirements.
Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of financial information.
Implementation and management of internal controls with respect to financial policies, processes and procedures.
Provides guidance on all accounting matters including financial systems, record keeping, analysis, and reporting.
Assist in setting priorities within accounting group.
Work with the CFO and accounting team to coordinate the year-end audit and preparation of audited financial statements.
Assist with customer and government audits.
Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements and external reporting to financial institutions, ensuring that all reporting requirements are met.
All other financial reporting to various companies and government agencies.
Generation of reports of performance against budgets.
Provide support with new systems or project selections and implementation from a strategic finance and internal control perspective.
Promotes and maintains positive corporate relations with the financial community.
With input from the CFO, responsible for the formulation of accounting policies, procedures and controls.
Hiring, training, mentoring and supervising accounting staff.
Conduct probationary and yearly performance reviews on all direct reports.
Other related duties as required or assigned.
Travel will be required (<10%)
Ability to attend and conduct presentations
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
Overtime as required
Lifting or moving up to 20lbs may be required
Post-secondary degree in Business/Accounting, with a professional accounting designation preferred, however not required.
Extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of operational and corporate accounting and financial management.
Thorough knowledge of all relevant Federal, State and local requirements regarding financial records, 401K, taxation.
Proficient communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are vital to the role.
Experience overseeing audits performed by external audit firms
Financial analysis, budgeting and some strategic planning experience
Experience in state fuel taxes are considered an asset.
Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications
Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Excel
Management and / or supervisory experience
Good project management skills and the ability to motivate teams to produce quality work within tight timeframes
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Good problem solving skills and the ability to make the necessary decisions to move forward the work at hand
Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, problem solving and organizational skills are essential.
Ability to adapt to and learn new software
Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
Established in 1989, AFD Petroleum is a leading independent supplier of quality fuel and lubricants across Western Canada, Alaska Fuel Distributors Inc. and AFD Petroleum Texas Ltd.
Delivering superior customer service, combined with innovative technology and equipment, we have earned a reputation for exceeding our customers' expectations by understanding and overcoming the many challenges of ...the industries we serve.
AFD Petroleum Ltd., earned our reputation by hiring the best people for the job and as such, believe people are our greatest asset. AFD fosters a culture of open communication and hard work while providing its team members the opportunity for advancement, competitive compensation, and an excellent benefits package. If you are passionate about customer service, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and want to be part of a dynamic, award winning team, we are looking for you!