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Runway Group

Runway Group

Accounting & Finance
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Job Locations US-AR-Bentonville
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/27/2024 10:31 AM)
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Runway is seeking a talented and collaborative Controller to join our team. As a crucial member of our organization, the Controller will contribute to both the strategic and day-to-day financial operations of the company. The Controller will own the accounting function and oversee all accounting operations to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of financial reporting. This is an excellent opportunity for a proactive leader who enjoys building organizational capabilities and developing solutions in an entrepreneurial environment. This position will report to the CFO.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Manage day-to-day accounting operations and the full-cycle accounting process including AP/AR, general ledger, payroll, taxes, and banking & cash management
- Own the month-end close process and all associated activity for multiple entities including preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and reviewing financial statements
- Prepare monthly financials and reporting package for management and ownership including analysis of financial results and key performance measures
- Provide leadership and guidance to the accounting team and ensure all work is completed accurately, on time, and consistent with company policies
- Collaborate with senior management and business unit leaders to develop and manage budgets
- Manage cash flow forecasting and implement effective cash management and treasury strategies
- Coordinate with tax advisors for the preparation of year-end tax returns
- Manage regulatory reporting to ensure compliance with tax and other regulations
- Ensure proper accounting treatment and reporting for investments and transactions
- Maintain internal controls and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures; proactively identify and drive accounting process and workflow improvements
- Provide leadership and vision for scaling the accounting team and financial systems infrastructure to accommodate business growth
- Provide financial and accounting support for the organization and manage special projects as directed by the CFO

What We’re Looking For

Experience and Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA designation is preferred
- Previous experience as a Controller
- Multi-entity accounting experience is required
- ERP systems experience, preferably NetSuite
- Advanced Excel skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience managing, growing, and mentoring a team of accounting professionals

Personal attributes that support your success

- A professional demeanor and excellent judgment
- An ownership mindset and a sense of urgency
- The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
- A willingness to roll up one’s sleeves and drive results through one’s own efforts
- A positive, open attitude with flexibility to work on different projects under different timelines
- The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments and projects to meet deadlines with efficiency and accuracy
- A builder of effective relationships and networks to achieve results with ownership, management, internal colleagues, external partners, and service providers
- Strong attention to detail and organization skills
- Unquestionable ethics and personal integrity


Our benefits packages includes:
- Competitive salary
- Comprehensive benefits package covering health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
- Participation in 401(k) retirement plan
- Paid holidays
- Generous PTO (in addition to paid holidays)
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Wellness reimbursement benefit
- Bicycle incentive benefit

About Us

Runway Group is a holding company making investments in real estate, outdoor initiatives, hospitality, and businesses committed to moving Northwest Arkansas forward.

Runway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


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