Financial Controller

Empower is a dynamic and fast growing FDA registered 503A Compounding Pharmacy and 503B Outsourcing Facility based in Houston, Texas. We take immense pride in providing our patients with a broad list of health and wellness products to improve their quality of life. Empower is focused on delivering the finest quality healthcare products at competitive prices by disrupting the antiquated pharmaceutical model. We believe in providing world class customer service and delivery processes to our patients, while ensuring their safety through investing in our people and the latest technologies.

Our leadership understands that the basis of a great company is our people. Our diverse culture is akin to a fast-paced Silicon Valley startup and is the foundation for the company’s broader perspective, to serve the needs of our patients through innovation. Empower is in search of bright, self-motivated professionals who are focused, open-minded, and hard-working. This is your opportunity to be part of a company and culture that will appreciate and leverage your unique talents to make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Position Summary 
The Financial Controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budget designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. 

Responsibilities  
  • Prepares and provides financial statements, sales reports, commission reports, analysis and other reports on a scheduled or unprompted basis 
  • Responsible for the preparation of the general ledger entries and reconciliation for the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close duties
  • Tracks and reconciles capital expenditures on a monthly basis
  • Processes accounts payable transactions and develop vendor relations
  • Process accounts receivable invoicing, monitoring including some payment processing and credit and collection activities.
  • Responsible for payroll import and reviews the tabulation, monitoring and distribution payroll costs to the appropriate general ledger accounts 
  • Confers with upper management about budgeting and reviewing strategies to meet overall goals and objectives
  • Maintains good corporate relations with customers, vendors, banking institutions, auditors and other affiliates
  • Prepare and file annual tax returns 
  • This position will report to the CEO and will be responsible for the management of two accounting clerks 
  • Works on special projects as needed 

Knowledge & Skills 

  • Knowledge and application of General Acceptable Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of computer based spreadsheets and reporting 
  • Proficiency using Quickbooks 
  • Technical skills in account reconciliation and month-end closing
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Efficient time management in order to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously to meet required deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude

Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc.  
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance  
  • 5-6 years of accounting experience 
  • No travel required 

Benefits
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Prescription Services
  • 401(k) with company matching 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team and organization

Position Type: Full time exempt 

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