• Manhattan, KS
  • Full-time

Company Description

APEX Career Services offers job seekers a full suite of services to assist in their job search and career exploration needs. In addition, we offer staffing services to reputable companies seeking to fill currently open positions.  Our clients offer great pay and excellent benefits. All positions posted are full-time positions unless otherwise noted.  

Job Description

Company is currently looking for a Controller to join our Finance Team! The Controller is responsible for supporting the Chief Financial Officer with the financial affairs of the organization. Directly supervises employees and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies.


Essential Job Responsibilities: 

Responsible for balancing the general ledger on a daily basis.

Posts and verifies adjusting entries (depreciation, payroll accrual, etc.).

Posts bank activity and verifies all items affecting our cash balance.

Performs year end closing procedures and month end closing procedures on a calendar basis.

Verifies vendors paid reports and assists in general ledger coding and updates.

Reviews aging report with Accounts Receivable Manager and determines required course of action for overextended accounts.

Updates budgeted sales comparison monthly, and distributes copies to sales managers.

Runs copies of statements and aging reports for financial institutions. Submits borrowing base report monthly.

Creates reports requested by President, CEO, financial institutions or other managers.

Reviews financial statements daily for errors or missing entries. Compares actual performance to budget.

Updates year-to-date profit and loss spreadsheet and payroll comparison monthly and assists in the budgeting process as needed.

Maintains the sales tax reporting system. This includes updating the system when new states are added and creating reports to aid in filing sales tax returns.

Ensures we are charging the correct sales tax rates and communicating to the proper department when errors occur.

Assists in sales tax law research and interpretation.

Compares inventory balances between Imagine and Solomon. Researches discrepancies and tracks the flow of paid/unpaid balances.

Maintains and updates records on raw material inventory balances (fabric/trim/shipping/etc.) and cost data of garments.

Supervises Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Managers and others.

Conducts semi-annual performance reviews of accounting department staff and follows-up on discipline with employees in the department.

Develops and maintains task lists and job descriptions for department personnel.

Ensures newly hired employees or transfers complete position specific training and development plan.

Competes position specific training plan, and engages in continuous development utilizing a developmental plan.

Meets regularly with departments to ensure proper information flow and adherence to stated goals and objectives.

Oversees storage of financial information at year-end to allow for future retrieval.

Works with outside accountants to provide necessary information for year-end tax reporting and auditing.

Participates in management meetings and assists in resolution of management problems as they arise.

Ensures that accounting policies are adhered to.

Maintains and develops systems to help create efficiencies within Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and the accounting department in general.

Identifies and mentors high potential employees by coordinating and providing personal development experiences and job skills training.

Upholds and contributes to COMPANY’s service goals by making “service personal” for every customer during every interaction and process.

Works with all departments, and all employees, to uphold company values of; delivering a dedicated, caring team, driven by passion and integrity.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.

Master’s degree in Accounting, or related field preferred.

Job Requirements:

At least 5-10 years of experience in a supervisor position preferred.

Manufacturing experience and knowledge of cost accounting preferred.

Strong interpersonal, written, communication and organizational skills.

Strong computer skills, working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Imagine and Solomon.

Ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity, good reasoning abilities, and sound judgment.

Ability to work with short notice deadlines.

Ability to work with limited supervision and highly self-motivated.

Resourceful and well organized, works well under pressure, able to multi-task.

Thrives in a fast-paced environment.


Additional Information

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



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APEX Career Services, LLC

Overland Park, KS