“This is a place where differences are made.”

We know that culture is key to the success of a business, so our strong cultural values lead the way we build our team. SGH focuses on collaboration and puts decisive, disruptive innovation at the top of the pyramid. We are passionate about what we do, and we’re always looking for talented individuals who are as motivated as we are.

If you are a passionate, solution-driven, out-of-the-box thinker that thrives on results, we’d love to hear from you. SGH offers a welcoming, motivating environment where you’ll be surrounded by entrepreneurial-minded people who always give 110%.

“We’re only as strong as the team that drives us.”

We know that our team creates the foundation of our success, so taking care of our team members is one of our top priorities. When you join the SGH family, you will be rewarded with some great benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salary and benefits including paid holidays, PTO, healthcare, flex spending account, 401k, life insurance and legal policies
  • Additional days off for your birthday, a floating holiday and volunteering with an organization of your choice
  • Pet insurance for your furry family members
  • Free covered parking*
  • Free snacks (and sometimes lunches)
  • Modern downtown Birmingham office in walking distance to multiple restaurants and shops*

*Birmingham, MI offices only

Current Openings
Controller

SUMMARY:

Simon Group Holdings is seeking a dynamic Controller to join its family office of companies. This is a leadership position with Simon Group Holdings (SGH), reporting directly to Senior Managing Partner of SGH. The Controller will work closely with other members of the holding Company’s senior leadership team on related financial and operational projects and objectives.

This position requires a hands on, process driven individual that is able to dive deep into the financial systems, internal processes, quality and integrity of the financial information and data reporting. In addition, this individual should possess passion for continuous learning in a way that keeps the company on the “leading edge” (i.e. mobile, cloud, analytics, business intelligence, etc.). The successful individual will be responsible for enhancing and improving the Company’s financial information integrity through timely and accurate financial reporting, internal control process improvements and accurate cash reporting and forecasting information that is provided to the owner and financial investors. This individual must be comfortable and effective in commanding structure and discipline amongst passionate strong-minded peers and leaders in a professional and cooperative manner.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Orchestrates and directs SGH’s overall financial policies, processes and procedures to include working closely with the Senior Managing Partner to develop and direct the implementation of strategic business and/or financial plans, projects, programs, and analysis of mergers and acquisitions and related business opportunities.

Establishes and maintains appropriate internal control safeguards consistent with best financial business practices, laws and regulations.

Oversight and management of all day to day finance and accounting functions for Simon Group Holdings cash management and treasury oversight.

Works with SGH’S Senior Managing Partner and Soaring Pine Capital to maintain and manage all bank relationships by reviewing costs quarterly, manage credit and interface with bank auditors.

Improvement and updating of internal financial and accounting systems and controls to include: IT improvement and integration lead, accounting systems improvement, develop internal auditing methods and implement system for quarterly audits.

Holds staff responsible for timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements, financial reports and special analysis.

Develops & implements internal auditing methods for internal quarterly reviews.

Ensures records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

Management of all financial/ accounting reporting to Senior Managing Partner.

Provides financial expertise for short and long term company financial growth and stability by analyzing cash flow, cost controls, expenses and financial statements.

Create a budgeting process for Simon Group Holdings.

Create/maintain annual business plans (1,3,5 year).

Create/maintain cash forecasting and monthly cash flow, manage budget review and consolidate all entities performance monthly.

Create and maintain monthly dashboards for each SGH II and III.

Insures Capital expenditures are in alignment with the plan, and oversees approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, budgets, ledger and account maintenance. Reviews monthly performance to budget and analyze/report changes to the plan.

Reviews all portfolio investment to plan vs. actual.

Responsible for annual report creation and update.

Risk management: identify financial/ accounting risks on all new deals, monitor existing portfolio for changes in risk profile.

Provides financial leadership and mentoring to peers and team members to help them grow in responsibility while developing their career paths.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or related field

Master Business Administration (MBA) preferred

CPA certification preferred

Minimum of 15-years’ of relevant financial accounting, financial analysis, information technology and process improvement experience, financial reporting analysis and cash flow analysis.

Deep knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles and automated financial and accounting reporting systems, federal, state and local regulations.

Able to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.

Experience in strategic planning and execution.

Experience working in treasury management and lending environment preferred.

Deep understanding of balance sheet and financial reporting requirements.

Experience in evaluating and implementing and leading productivity and process improvement processes into an organization.

Possesses professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to motivate teams to produce quality/accurate information within tight time frames while simultaneously managing multiple projects.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send your resume to careers@simongroupholdings.com for consideration. We look forward to learning about you!

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