Restaurant Controller

Pensacola, FL 32501

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Permanent State: FL Job ID: JS61552279 Salary: 87500


Casual Restaurant

Our company is in search of a professional and organized Controller who shares our commitment to outstanding quality and service. We are a southern based restaurant with over 25 years’ experience of creating the best seafood cuisine for you and your family. We pride ourselves on our ‘family friendly’ atmosphere and have expanded that to 5 different states in the Southern United States. Ranked #3 Restaurant in Perdido KeyIf you’re searching for a senior accounting position with remarkable growth possibilities in the Pensacola, FL area, Apply Today!

Title of Position: Controller

Job Description: 

The Controller is responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements, cash flow forecasts to support bank loan transactions and covenant calculations for banking, budget and forecast preparation, supervision of payroll transactions, and audit coordination. The Controller will oversee and perform the activities of the corporate accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements and annual audits and annual budgets. The Controller will also oversee the activities of the disbursement department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, core employee expense reports, cash control, core payroll processing and total corporate payroll tax compliance. 

The Controller will be responsible for the activities of the accounts receivable department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc.; funding service management, which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports; and check statistic management. The Controller will assure corporate income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes. The Controller will establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the company's value. 

The Controller will respond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate his financial needs and participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports. The Controller will need to communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner and conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions. 


  • Industry Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Advancement Opportunities


  • The Controller must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • 5 years of proven working experience as a Controller is a must for this position
  • Travel and working nights/weekends may be required as the Controller 
  • CPA or CMA is preferred as our Controller
  • The Controller must have a proven track record in assisting the company in the achievement of solid financial results

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Jennifer Smith
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division

Jennifer Smith has over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. This experience includes fast casual, banquets, high volume full service and fine dining restaurants. She has gained her experience in both Northern and Southern California, and most recently in the greater Salt Lake City area. Since graduating from California State University, Chico, she has retained positions as an Assistant Manager, to Catering Manager, to her most current role as Director of Catering. Jennifer has learned from her multifaceted roles how to execute and ensure high quality guest interaction. Her ambition for success comes down to more than just monetary, it’s to help others find their dream job and to reach their full potential. Being a recruiter is a perfect fit as it gives her the opportunity to impact people’s lives for the better.

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