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Tampa, FL, US, 33607


At Checkers & Rally’s we make a difference in people’s lives by serving our Franchisees, Teams, and Guests. Reporting to the CFO, the 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 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.



  • Oversees the day to day accounting operations for multiple entities, including but not limited to month end close, financial reporting, accounts receivable/payable, cash management, treasury and payroll
  • Manages, coaches, and provides leadership to the Accounting, Treasury & Payroll teams including processing annual performance reviews and creating cross training opportunities
  • Manages outsourced tax functions
  • Maintains and enhances the current internal control documentation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Updates and maintains written communications such as accounting memos, monthly and quarterly financial reports and statements that roll up to the executive suite
  • Assists with the production of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts including daily cash flow management, 13 week cash flow and liquidity outlook
  • Manages annual audit and relationship with external auditors
  • Monitors debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings



  • Certified Public Accountant designation & Bachelor’s degree required
  • 10-15 years minimum of relevant experience
  • Experience with SEC reporting and tax accounting (preferred)
  • Strong communication skills that require impactful interaction with a variety of internal and external stakeholders such as: Private Equity Partners, auditors, board of directors, external legal counsel, government agencies and rating agencies
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to engage others and establish rapport
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Commitment to our core values of integrity, service, excellence, and courage to be bold
  • High energy to keep up with our fast paced environment
  • Demonstrates flexibility by reprioritizing quickly to align with changing business needs

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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