Financial Controller

  • Global Franchise Group (GFG Management, LLC)
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer of the Company and works closely with the Director of Finance, as well as other functional department heads.

***Required Qualifications

  • C.P.A. strongly preferred; significant experience in the restaurant industry and in building accounting teams required
  • 3 to 5 years of hands on Great Plains Dynamics Experience
  • 5+ years of restaurant experience in an accounting leadership role


1. Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

2. Oversee the operations of the accounting department including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

3. Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.

4. Supervise all accounting staff


1. Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

2. Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

3. Process payroll in a timely manner

4. Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

5. Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis

6. Enhance and maintain the chart of accounts

7. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

8. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions


1. Issue timely and complete financial statements

2. Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report

3. Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

4. Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts

5. Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

6. Provide for a system of management cost reports

7. Support financial analyses as needed


1. Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

2. Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

3. Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Working Conditions

  • Primarily in an office environment. Will be expected to travel as needed to company subsidiaries, as well as to potential acquires to conduct due diligence. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.
  • Business casual work environment.
  • Located just south of I-285 and 400 in class A office space.

Competitive salary and benefits based on the experience of the candidate

No calls. No recruiters. Please Apply here and include cover letter, resume, and salary history