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Controller

Departments: Finance
Locations: Oak Brook , IL

COMPANY BACKGROUND & CULTURE

A national digital pharmacy, OptioRx, is focused on providing best-in-class patient care in niche therapeutics.  These therapies include compound custom medications for humans and animals, in the areas of fertility, home-infusion, and hospice. Headquartered in Oakbrook, Illinois, we are a national provider where we service (serve) 48 states and Washington D.C.  The OptioRx mission is to create and provide the highest quality care for patients by offering a broad range of pharmaceutical therapies. We are a committed partner to both patients and providers and are continually innovating.  Our commitment to patient care results in improved access and speed to therapy by offering services via our proprietary technology and accredited pharmacies.

At OptioRx we value team members with a committed confidence that supports our Core Values. Empowered – put trust in our people and empower them to succeed. Innovative – offer innovative solutions that target growth and scale of OptioRx on a national stage. Efficient – drive efficiency by creating economies of scale and expertise. Accountable – own our commitments and quality of our work, while holding ourselves accountable to drive real results. Ethical – ensure unwavering integrity and business ethics. Energy – move fast with a sense of urgency and honest communication.

Position summary

OptioRx is currently seeking a Corporate Controller in the Pharmacy industry. This is a Full-Time position reporting to the CFO, in the Accounting & Finance department. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of combined Accounting & Finance experience and be capable of overseeing and developing all aspects of the financial management and accounting processes in a rapidly growing organization. This includes oversight of accounting systems and processes, financial reporting and developing appropriate internal controls and procedures. Click apply now and join the OptioRx experience.

Essential functions

  • Manage all accounting operations including A/R, A/P, general ledger, month end close and reporting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Research technical accounting issues and ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Work with external auditors to manage the annual audit.
  • Work with external tax preparers to timely file annual taxes.
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Develop and document business and accounting policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Lead the financial integration of all future M&A transaction targets.
  • Potentially assist in the selections and manage the implementation of a new accounting software platform.
  • Develop a corporate accounting team/department to support the ongoing growth of the organization.
  • Support FP&A to assist in the coordination and preparation of the annual budget and mid-year forecasts.
  • Coordinate with FP&A to prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements and related KPI’s
  • Outcome oriented, and motivated; the controller will not be micro-managed, and everyone will be busy, candidates must know what to do next, how to prioritize the work, and keep things moving forward.
  • In this position you will be required to get your hands dirty and at the beginning you will be the “controller of everything”, no job is beneath you. The opportunity to start from the group up should excite
  • Someone who wants to come in and create vs. maintain and use. Is someone that is excited about owning the entire process and building something from Candidates will need to know how to create the function, develop and implement process, procedures, policy, and controls from scratch
  • Someone who enjoys being hands on and prefers a “be present” approach when working with peers, staff members, remote pharmacy management, and business operation team members located across the United States.
  • Experience evaluating and implementing new accounting software solutions; or experience supporting post-merger / post-acquisition activities including but not limited to the successful integration and migration of newly acquired business over to the systems, tools, process, and procedure standards set by the organization.
  • Will work closely with pharmacy leadership as their finance partner providing business and decision support in support of improving P&L through efficacies in processes, identified cost savings opportunities, and revenue improvement. To successfully do this you must partner closely with field and leadership team members at each pharmacy to build and foster strong working relationships and work with each to help them get to the results they are looking to achieve.

Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as a Controller
  • 7+ year of combined accounting and finance experience
  • Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting principles
  • Experience developing and presenting financial statements and reporting packages
  • Experience selecting and implementing a general ledger or other financial reporting system a plus
  • Excellent accounting software utilization and administration skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Travel Requirements

Candidates must be able to travel based on the business needs of the organization. Travel is broken down into two segments Steady State, and Critical State.

  • Steady State – are normal business times where pharmacies are up and running, stable and functioning as expected from an accounting and finance You may travel to be part of an important team meeting, welcome a new employee, or conduct an onsite training session; long periods of no travel can be common during this time.
    • Travel expectations during this time is 10%.
  • Critical State – are business times with increased delivery risk, requiring onsite leadership and direction to ensure successful accounting and finance outcomes are You will be required to travel during acquisitions and new pharmacy onboarding & integration, corporate accounting system deployment and integration, or as needed to support the annual budget and audit processes. Travel during these times will increase, and generally you will travel a few days a week, every other week for a known period of time. In more extreme cases you may be required to travel for the entire work week.
    • Travel expectations during this time is up to 50% often with alternating weeks of

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to continuously sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to bend or squat occasionally.
  • Ability to lift up-to 10 pounds occasionally.

 

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