Controller, Accountant

LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
SALARY RANGE: Negotiable
FULL/PART: Full TimePart Time

Job Description for Controller, Accountant

Brief Description: Compass is a young (founded 2017) and growing S. Florida based customs broker and international freight forwarder. Compass Logistics and Marine is a veteran owned and believes in service first, people always. Our ability to surround ourselves with top notch people (our best asset) directly translates to our delivery of best in class service and constant growth and improvement (internally and externally). The team and owner still handle most accounting tasks and functions and we are therefore looking for a talented accountant/controller that can help us grow to the next level while also growing themselves. Intended Job, Duties & Responsibilities: The Controller is responsible for creating the direction of and supervising general accounting. The controller will also be responsible for a wide-range of activities, including day-to-day accounting responsibilities that include accounts payable, accounts receivable, international payments, company phone plans, benefit packages, capital expenses and financial planning. Additionally, you will be in charge of team development, driving accounting initiatives, establishment of the company’s accounting and finance infrastructure and a variety of financial analyses and special projects. This opportunity has strong upside and will expand with the growth of the company. The position reports directly to the CEO. -Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting operational functions -Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results -Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements -Coordinating activities of external auditors -Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process -Managing the budget process -Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes -Evaluating accounting and internal control systems -Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed -Developing and monitoring business performance metrics -Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance -Other duties as required Other Info: -Must Haves: bookkeeping, controller experience, Quickbooks, Microsoft 365, team player, great attitude and work ethic. -Please send resumes to: -Located: Fort Lauderdale, FL (5 minutes from airport, Port Everglades, and downtown) -Full time desired, although part time to start may work, but ultimately full time needed. -Currently working partially on site and partially remote -Pay Competitive, IRA Match, good PTO, + others – *No medical/dental offered yet

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