Tilson is on a mission to build America's information infrastructure and we are seeking individuals from across the country to join us. Recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for ten years in a row, Tilson is a high growth team of driven professionals with a national practice. We build high-performing teams who take on the largest and most impactful projects for our clients.
Tilson Infrastructure, Tilson’s fast growing network asset development and ownership affiliate, is looking for their first controller who will report to our Chief Financial Officer with operational reporting responsibility to our Vice President of Infrastructure. This hands-on position will have a heavy focus on asset capitalization and depreciation, lease accounting, business process, systems selection and implementation and business analytics. The position will interface heavily with our CFO, Corporate Controller and Infrastructure operations team to develop the accounting function for this growing 2-year old enterprise.
Oversight of the monthly accounting close process, including maintenance of the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers, ensuring close process occurs timely and accurately
Maintaining effective internal controls, process, and system improvements to provide for internal customer friendly, lean, and fast transactional processing and to allow the Company to scale quickly and efficiently.
Work as a partner with our Vice President of Infrastructure to provide operational finance and accounting support in the day-to-day management of the entity
Responsible for the accounting for client lease arrangements, asset capitalization along with amortization and depreciation
Review and oversight of job cost accumulation and job cost accounting to ensure costs are recorded against the appropriate assets and projects
Able to effectively communicate with employees and maintain a positive working relationship when addressing problems and creating solutions.
Create and maintain a documented system of accounting policies, procedures, workflow, and internal controls with the assistance of the Corporate Controller.
Coordinates with Corporate Controller to identify process improvement initiatives and provide solutions to enhance accounting policies, procedures, workflow, and internal controls so they remain aligned and appropriate for the various stages of growth the Company is projected to achieve. Approve all changes to established procedures, systems, and routines.
Review and oversight of accounting staff work including recording and processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable, payroll allocations, and general ledger postings.
Oversee the preparation of accurate and complete monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, financial analysis, and other management reports, including management of related operational and compliance objectives for Tilson.
Provide guidance and direction around process improvements, new business setup and management and input into long-term financial systems strategy and scalability.
Monitor cash management including individual construction projects, as applicable, and supervise and monitor cash funding.
Primary point of contact with external accountants to coordinate financial statement audits, and preparation of the tax returns, as applicable.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements and working with our outside CPAs on tax filings.
Prepares timely monthly financial reports in accordance with communicated deadlines, including presenting operational results to leadership team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required and an MBA or CPA is preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of accounting experience, including at least 4 years managing an accounting team.
Previous experience in an asset based Telecommunications entity including direct experience with asset tracking accounting systems.
CCIFP preferred but not required. Ability to become CCIFP certified within one year required if not already certified.
Extensive experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
Experience with accounting systems selection and implementation
Ability to resolve complex accounting issues timely and accurately.
Strong analytical and financial reporting skills
Strong systems, process and change management skills.
Extensive knowledge of internal control functions and documentation.
Management experience in a complex, fast paced and deadline driven environment with a proven track record of leadership and employee development, including performance management and training.
Proficient in MS Excel. Candidate must be able to do VLOOKUPs, PIVOT tables, pre-formatted tables, complex formulas, conditional formatting, troubleshoot errors, develop templates, etc.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to accomplish tasks in a timely manner with minimum supervision in a deadline driven organization
We accomplish our mission with a team of experts working collaboratively on meaningful, impactful projects for our clients. Our team environment fosters intellectual curiosity, motivates employees, and cultivates talented people who work with purpose, mastery and autonomy. We strive to listen to our clients, partner with them as a team, and accept their goals as our own.
Tilson believes in Safety, Integrity, Accountability, Professionalism, Respect, and Composure. To learn more about Tilson, the benefits we offer and our values, we invite you visit our website or visit our LinkedIn, Glassdoor, or Facebook pages for an inside glimpse at our culture.
Successful candidates will be required to submit to criminal background check and may be subject to a drug screen.
Tilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.
About Tilson Technology Management
Tilson provides network deployment and professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients, and successfully executes complex and challenging projects worldwide. We are on a mission to build high-performing teams who will take on the largest and most impactful projects and execute beyond expectations. For customers seeking not just evolution, but revolution, Tilson challenges the status quo to ignite real change.
Tilson is a high growth team of driven professionals on a mission to build America's information infrastructure. We accomplish this with a team of experts working collaboratively on meaningful, impactful projects for great clients. Our team environment fosters intellectual curiosity, motivates employees, and cultivates talented people who work with purpose, mastery and autonomy. We strive to listen to our clients, partner with them as a team, and accept their goals as our own.
Tilson has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. for eight years in a row.