Location: Cleveland, OH

Job Title: Controller

Maxus Capital Group, LLC is a full-service commercial finance company headquartered in Cleveland, OH. In 1993, Maxus was founded by entrepreneurs with a vision to offer an alternative source of funding to corporate clients outside of the traditional bank financing products. Over the years, Maxus has refined its capital offerings around the Maxus philosophy, “consultative lending.” We collaborate with our clients to understand their business, their industry, where they are in their life cycle, and the current business environment they are facing to design the best solution for their capital needs. Since inception, Maxus has originated, serviced, and financed more than $2 billion of transactions and partnered with hundreds of corporate clients in various industries.

Summary: Controller will be responsible for financial reporting, financial planning & analysis, audit, and special projects. Controller will establish financial policies, procedures and controls. The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in public accounting or with a large corporation and at least 1-3 year of direct reports/supervisory experience. Financial industry experience preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Planning, directing and coordinating all accounting 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
Prepare work papers for year-end audit
General ledger maintenance and chart of accounts
Analyze business unit performance and select balance sheet accounts
Research and resolve accounting issues as they arise
Month-end closing activities
Maintain covenant analysis on financial accounts
Fixed asset accounting and depreciation analysis
Provide accurate and timely information for filing of federal and state returns.
Quarterly tax preparation
Manage the filing of sales and personal property tax
Manage Employee intake
Administer company benefit programs
Preform administrative human resource duties
Process payroll in a timely manner
Maintain orderly accounting filing system
Assist upper management with special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis


Proven work experience as a financial controller
5+ years of accounting experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
Understanding of lease accounting (strong plus)
Experience with creating financial statements
Experience with general ledger functions
Excellent accounting software and Microsoft office user

Software Experience:

MS Dynamics GP, Great Plains, Aspire, QuickBooks, Office 365, Crystal Reports
Expert skill level with Microsoft Excel (nested IF statements, VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables, macros, etc.)

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