May 22, 2024 | BY DIRECTION HOME LOAN

CONTROLLER

REPORTS TO Executive Management

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Exempt

SUMMARY The controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of the company.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Responsible for transitioning accounting functions/operations from outsourced third party to the company accounting department
  • Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
  • Creates financial reports at company and branch levels; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.
  • Recommends benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance.
  • Produces the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management.
  • Provides financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Works with external auditors and provides needed information for audit.
  • Files quarterly and annual reports with the National Mortgage Licensing System.
  • Provides quarterly and annual reports to investors, warehouse lenders and broker/dealers.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.
  • Responsible for some accounts payable and receivables.
  • Responsible for Loan Level accounting.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

COMPETENTCIES

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in accounting and financial reporting.
  • Some knowledge with hedge accounting.
  • Knowledge with Mortgage Accounting Systems (We use Loan Vision).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.
  • 3-5 years or more of related experience required.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.