MortgageDepot (NMLS #1133788) a digitally enabled, multistate mortgage broker, is seeking an experienced Controller to join our expanding team. MortgageDepot takes a strategic digital approach to the traditional mortgage industry, which has landed us in Inc’s 5,000 fastest growing companies. We are among the Top 22,000 sites visited daily in the US, and Top 105,500 worldwide according to Alexa Traffic Rank.

The Controller is responsible for overseeing the accounting and financial operations of the company and its branch locations.

Job Description

  • Support management team and branch managers with financial planning and annual budget setting process; oversee centralized financial operations
  • Oversee General Accounting, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Tax, and Financial Reporting, as well as assist with Payroll Function
  • Prepare monthly financial statements including income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement
  • Ensure finance transactions and resulting financial statements are accurate and reliable and internal controls are effective
  • Assess current processes and implement new processes (as needed) to ensure the accuracy and valid business purpose of transactions
  • Manage monthly accrual process, ensuring all accruals are complete, accurately computed, documented, and recorded
  • Perform periodic reviews of Balance Sheet reconciliations to gain assurance balance sheet accounts are accurate and reconciling items are resolved in a timely manner
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Review and approve significant adjustments to ensure accuracy and valid business purpose; ensure significant adjustments are communicated to senior leadership if necessary
  • Review journal entries and various account reconciliations to facilitate the month end closing process, including bank reconciliations and other balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Keep up-to-date with state specific financial regulations, specifically informed of Banking Department financial policies across various states
  • Coordinates all aspects of external audit

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous Mortgage Industry experience preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or relevant discipline required
  • Minimum of 5 years Accounting / Controller experience required
  • Fundamental understanding of accounting concepts including the interrelation of the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement
  • High competency in the development, implementation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Strong business acumen; excellent program management skills, highly detail-oriented,
  • Experienced at managing expanding company financial infrastructure; strong understanding of scalability