DKY Controller

DKY has an immediate opening for a Controller position.

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DKY is seeking a Controller to supervise the agency’s financial and human resources activities. This new fractional position (assuming 20+ hours per week, TBD) will report to the agency’s President. The right candidate will have a strong background in two primary areas: accounting/bookkeeping and HR/benefits. We’re looking for a team player with a warm personality who can step in and take over from our excellent, long-term bookkeeper who is retiring. A training process with the current person will pave the way for a smooth transition.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting:

  • Manage, coordinate, and analyze the operational and financial aspects of the agency
    • Manage efficient, timely, and accurate monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close processes for the company, from data collection, analysis, accounting, and reporting.
  • Handle all bookkeeping details: AR/AP, cash journal, vendors, payroll, etc.
    • Reconcile balance sheet accounts for accuracy and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepare monthly closing and financial reports: balance sheet and income statements
    • Manage efficient, timely, and accurate monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close processes for the company, from data collection, analysis, accounting, and reporting.
  • Engage with DKY’s CPA for yearend tax preparation and GL adjustments
  • Maintain all accounting records
    • Drive process improvement across all accounting activities including implementation and/or enhancement of tools, systems, and processes.

Human Resources:

  • Manage and administer all matters relating to staff benefits, policies, and procedures
  • Engage with the agency’s third-party benefits advisor to review/assess yearly renewals and assist staff year-round with any enrollments and benefits changes
    • Review, select, implement and oversee the annual employee benefit contracts including coordination of employee enrollment, changes and deletions.
  • Assist, and potentially manage, the hiring new staff: job descriptions, job postings, reviewing applicants, scheduling interviews, completing new hiring documents and orientation procedures, maintaining personnel files
    • Assist with the design and develop of the Agency’s performance evaluation system.
    • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and insure Agency compliance.
    • Annually review and make recommendations to agency management for improvement or changes to the Agency’s policies and procedures, and practices on personnel matters.
    • Ensure Agency compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training

Bachelor’s degree (or relevant training) in finance and/or accounting with 10+ years of bookkeeping/financial management experience. Human Resources management experience. Experience with a marketing/advertising/digital agency a plus, but not mandatory.

Values/Culture

DKY is a highly relational team. We strive to be humble, hard-working and fun. For this position, we are looking for someone who is trustworthy, organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and a strong communicator.

Skillset

  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis a plus
  • Ability to analyze complex data and translate it into actionable information and plans
  • Proven experience working and communicating effectively
  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and execute sound decision making
  • Ability to notice and attend to minor details while at the same time understanding the big picture
  • Demonstrated strong personal drive, initiative, persistence, and accountability

COMPENSATION

Hourly rate based on qualifications and experience. This position has the potential to become full-time with excellent benefits package.

COMPANY

DKY is an independent, Minneapolis-based brand marketing, advertising, and public relations agency. We have a 27-year history of delivering exceptional, effective strategies and campaigns for a wide variety of B2B and B2C clients.

Our mission is to help good people build brands of great impact.

We care deeply about the work and the people we serve and strive every day to keep our relationships as productive and meaningful as possible.

HOW TO APPLY

DKY is an equal opportunity employer. Please complete the form below and include your resume and a summary of why you would be a fit for this role at DKY. No phone calls, please.

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