Opportunity: Controller 

TechAccel announces a new job opening for a Controller. 
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and response to questionnaire to email (jobs@techaccel.net) or to our offices:

TechAccel, LLC
6811 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Suite 215
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202

No walk-ins or recruiters.

TITLE: Controller
TYPE: Full-time, Salaried Exempt
REPORTS TO: Chief Finance and Administrative Officer
LOCATION: TechAccel Headquarters, Overland Park, KS
TRAVEL: 5-10%

Position Summary:

TechAccel LLC (Technology Acceleration Partners) is a private capital firm that acquires, invests in, and advances early stage technologies in the agriculture, animal health, and food technology sectors.

The Controller position at TechAccel’s headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, reports directly to TechAccel’s Chief Finance and Administrative Officer. The Controller manages the day-to-day activities of the finance operations to support and drive extensive and sustainable growth for the enterprise.

• Manage daily accounting operations of the Company
• Analyze and interpret data and metrics
• Provide comprehensive financial updates to the Senior Leadership Team by evaluating, analyzing and reporting appropriate data points
• Establish and manage relationships with vendors
• Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines related to revenues, costs, budgets and actual expenditures
• Manage effective and accurate payroll process through innovative process development
• Support short-term and long-term financial strategies
• Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
• In conjunction with the CFAO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
• Implement consistent accounting policies, practices and procedures upholding federal, state and local legal standards
• Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets
• Promote ethical practices, customer focus and service, and encourage individual integrity
• Maintain a positive and ethical work climate
• Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)
• Identify and assess mitigation efforts of financial risks of the Corporation's business operations
• Brief the CFAO on financial matters in advance of Board meetings
• Perform other functions as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• BS/BA in business, accounting or related field
• 5+ years of proven experience in accounting
• Working knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP)
• Demonstrable competency in budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and monitoring
• Outstanding organizational and management skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills required to clearly explain complex issues
• Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
• Highly self-motivated, proactive, flexible, able to follow through, and can work under pressure with associated deadlines
• Organized and detail oriented with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Proficient in Microsoft Applications; Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint

Preferred Requirements:
• Master’s Degree in business, accounting or related field
• Understanding of agriculture and / or animal health markets and trends
• Passion for global sustainability, impact of emerging technologies and role of food and animals in a healthy future

TechAccel LLC (Technology Acceleration Partners) is a development company focused on advancing innovation in Agriculture and Animal Health. Our partner relationships with Global Industry Strategics leverages their strong technical expertise, regulatory infrastructure and the global distribution network. TechAccel co-funds the development, de-risking and advancement of technologies that fill partner portfolio gaps or addressing new adjacencies. Technologies typically are focused on the many technical paths address to the rapidly growing food and animal health demands. Partner companies utilize TechAccel to accelerate time to market. TechAccel also provides R&D services to meet partner surge needs as well as technology sourcing services.

In addition to our strong technology advancement relationships with Global Industry Leaders, TechAccel partners with leading Agriculture and Animal Health Venture Capital firms in advancing emerging technologies found in aggressive and innovative industry start-ups. TechAccel brings a unique Science Advancement role to these relationships in addition to our invested commitments. This dual commitment adds to the enterprise value creation as well as the breadth of potential innovation derived from each integrated relationship.

TechAccel is an equal opportunity employer. All employees are hired, compensated, promoted, disciplined and evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, military status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. TechAccel strictly prohibits any and all discrimination and harassment based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, military status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Any incident of such harassment or discrimination must be immediately reported to the appropriate management level employee.

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