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Corporate Controller or VP, Corporate Controller (flexible to staff either way based on experience) in Carrollton, TX

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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Job Description


Due to another recent promotion, TMX Finance Family of Companies is seeking a Corporate Controller (or a VP level Controller) to join the Carrollton, TX corporate office.  As Corporate Controller (or VP, Corporate Controller), you would lead an experienced and collaborative team that partners cross-functionally to successfully manage the financial aspects of our business. Your leadership, motivational, and development skills would be the foundation of your success. The building blocks would involve successfully overseeing the Accounting Team and its success, working with the Chief Financial Officer to drive organizational strategies impacting the financial statements, and acting as a partner not only to internal business leaders, but also to external auditors and regulatory agencies as needed. Your knowledge of accounting practices and technologies, along with your abilities to recognize and develop team members’ strengths and skills, will establish you as a key leader within the organization.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Hold accountability for full cycle accounting calendar including monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting close accuracy and deadlines, leading teams to successful and timeline execution in accordance with GAAP and other Company policies, continuously providing training and working to develop and challenge team members to exceed expectations.


Ensure high quality review processes for journal entry processing, account reconciliations, fluctuation explanations (budget/forecast to actual), internal and external financial reporting, SOX controls, and other analyses required to support assigned balance sheets and related business processes.


Act as a business partner to work cross-functionally with leaders throughout the organization in order to ensure operational success, understand and help build business models, implement tactical and strategic initiatives, and support overall performance and growth, as well as to clearly understand impacts to the Company’s financial statements.


Drive continuous business process improvements, through both the design and implementation of new technologies, overseeing robust and accurate business requirements, reporting, and testing for all system changes impacting Accounting.


Ensure that SOX controls adequately address business and technology risks, and ensure all processes are documented, kept current, and executed in accordance with Company policy, staying apprised of changes in state requirements for existing products or other technology.

11001, CORP, Accounting-11101, 11101, ACT15224

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university
  • CPA required
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in managing accounting functions for a multi-location enterprise
  • Experience implementing and managing in a SOX-compliant environment
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting regulations is required
  • Big 10 Public Accounting experience
  • Experience working with a mid to large size company
  • Industry management experience, particularly leading a large transaction-oriented team within a Shared Services environment, including responsibility for assessing resource needs and providing business-based recommendations on:
    • Building teams and hiring
    • Goal-setting and performance management
    • Training and development
    • Achieving objectives through others
    • Addressing poor performance
    • Bench planning
    • Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
    • Must demonstrate flexible thinking and ability to work in ambiguity
    • Must be highly analytical
    • Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills to explain results and proposals across varying levels of experience within the organization
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
  • Experience in the consumer finance space or multi-unit retail is requiredBonus Qualifications
  • 2-5 years at the Controller/Director level
  • Retail industry experience
  • Experience in technical accounting, SEC reporting, indirect taxes, and/or FP&A and business metrics
  • Experience building teams, managing change and working in an organization experiencing significant growth
  • System upgrade and/or conversion experience is preferred
  • Experience with Great Plains, Oracle, Cognos, ReqLogic, Accruent, DocLink, TrinTech or FRx




Our Business


The Corporate Controller and/or VP, Corporate Controller will be a part of the Accounting Team, a dynamic group comprised of multi-taskers and problem solvers. This team handles all the day-to-day financial reporting and accounting activities for the organization, as well as maintain the appropriate internal controls. They effectively manage our relationships with external auditors and regulatory agencies, and understand the “big picture” – or full-cycle accounting – and how the pieces of the Company fit together from a financial perspective.


The TMX Finance Family of Companies (“the Company”) is one of the largest consumer specialty finance organizations in the United States. With companies that include TitleMax, TitleBucks, and InstaLoan, the Company provides a diversified product offering. These companies are represented nationwide and their growth has created a wealth of career opportunities in both our stores and at our corporate offices. If you are looking for a dynamic career with significant earning potential and advancement opportunities, you’ve come to the right place.



Standing, walking, sitting, repetitive movements and use of mechanical controls, such as keyboard, are frequently required.


All TMX Finance® Family of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers.