Controller

Remote - Bloomington, MN

The Role

We are looking for a future-focused leader who will use their financial and accounting expertise to lead Dispatch’s fiscal functions, helping drive continued revenue growth and cost reduction. You will lead a team of accounting/finance professionals to maintain financial records, communicate results to the company, establish budget controls, improve internal processes and identify ways to reduce expenses.  You will also be responsible for preparing financial reports, testing internal controls and participating in special projects such as strategic partnership assessments and ROI analyses. We are looking for an individual that has an entrepreneurial spirit and does not hesitate to get hands-on, expert in accounting with strong financial analysis skills. 

In this role, you’ll lead through change and maintain alignment through the communication of team and individual roles, goals, and expectations, and by providing real-time feedback.  As a people-leader at Dispatch, you’ll continue building and retaining a high-performing team by being involved in the day-to-day and acting with a sense of responsibility, compassion, integrity, and forgiveness.

This is a full-time exempt (executive exemption) role that reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead a team of accounting/finance professionals; responsible for staffing/hiring, establishing goals and objectives, and mentoring and developing talent

  • Develop and manage accounting, budgeting and financial reporting processes

  • Own the end of year audit process and oversee external firms in the preparation of financial documents and tax filings, and the performance of audits

  • Perform pro-actively details analysis of results and create action plans to improve business performance

  • Lead monthly accounting close activities and ensure compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements

  • Partner with CFO and Dispatch leadership team to prioritize financial strategies that align with the growth plan of Dispatch

  • Communicate and present Dispatch’s financial results to relevant audiences including, but not limited to: board meetings, company and investor updates

  • Establish short and long-term action plans for operational efficiency, including revenue enhancement and/or cost saving opportunities

  • Ensure account receivables and incoming payments are processed in compliance with Dispatch financial policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned (to be less than 10% of your responsibilities)

What We’re Looking For

  • High degree of accuracy, care and attention to detail

  • Ethics & integrity

  • Ability to quickly pivot as needed while consistently delivering results on time consistently deliver results on time 

  • Capability and desire to foster and encourage an inclusive environment

  • Customer service orientation and negotiation & problem solving skills

  • Must be a positive, self-driven team-member with a desire to learn and grow

  • Capacity to execute all job duties in alignment with Dispatch’s core values, mission, and purpose

What You’ll Need

  • 8+ years professional experience in accounting/finance (required)

  • 3+ years of managing and leading teams (required)

  • Solid understanding of GAAP, fair credit practices and collections regulations (required)

  • 2+ years experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller (preferred)

  • BS/BA degree (in Accounting, Business or Finance) and/or MBA (preferred)

 

Even if you don’t match 100% of the requirements, we still encourage you to apply so that we may possibly talk and see how you could still contribute to Dispatch in meaningful ways!

ABOUT US

Dispatch is a technology-based company that redefines the way same-day deliveries are made in the B2B space. With our network of independent contractor drivers, Dispatch puts suppliers, businesses, and technicians in control of local deliveries with real-time tracking and transparency. We strive to deliver the best value and service to our customers every day.

Dispatch started in the Twin Cities, but is now in dozens of markets across the country. With all of this growth, we maintain a strong focus on our company culture. Dispatch operates on five core values: People First, Belief, Speed to Value, Driven to Deliver, and Transparency. If you connect with these values, we’d love to learn more about you!