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Company: AMRO Music Stores Inc
Location: Memphis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

AMRO Music is seeking an outstanding individual to join our leadership team as a controller.

This is a key management job, and its responsibilities are broad and not easily defined. It generally involves financial management, analysis, and strategic planning, all aimed toward the financial success of our company.
Some of the specific duties involved include:

  • Establish and maintain appropriate accounting systems and financial security throughout the company.
  • Ensure accounting data is current and accurate throughout the company.
  • Analyze the profitability of departments, locations, and activities. Make strategic recommendations.
  • Help department managers recognize and realize profit opportunities, methods, and efficiency improvements.
  • Confirm the accuracy of GL balances monthly.
  • Using MS Excel to issue financial statements to ownership before the 8th
  • Issue departmental financial statements and reports to department managers by 10th
  • Meet with department managers to discuss department financials and breakdowns.
  • Regularly audit inventory, receivables, payables, equipment, cash, etc., and provide reports.
  • Accumulate and confirm payroll information and process bi-weekly payroll using our payroll provider.
  • Responsible for helping the company shape and adhere to HR policies.
  • Choose and handle health, property, and other insurance.
  • Choose and handle the company benefits, including 401K plan, health insurance, life insurance, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with tax, employment, and other laws.
  • Reconcile and manage checking account balances and loan amounts.
  • Comply with bank requirements & provide monthly reports to the bank.

    As with all of our positions, this job requires pitching in to do whatever needs to be done to make the company successful, especially in dealing with unexpected developments, overflows of work, customers, phone calls, or problems, and assisting other employees and areas. Although most people at Amro have specific responsibilities, they fill in as necessary and work as a team to ensure the whole company's success.
    Schedule: 8:00 to 5:00 five days per week. Saturday and Sunday off. Schedule can be shifted occasionally for personal reasons if it doesn't result in a hardship on others or company.

    Starting Pay: $3,076 per 2 weeks ($80,000K) plus monthly performance bonus (-$250), leadership team bonus (-$2,000), and Christmas bonus (-$500). (Est. earnings $85,000+/year). Pay will be in-line with previous experience.


    • Health insurance
    • 401K program with company match
    • Paid Time Off - 15 days up to 10 years; 20 days after 10 years
    • Life insurance and Disability
    • 7 paid holidays
    • Private office, up-to-date computer and software, in-house network, fully integrated accounting software, robust reporting tools, on-staff computer support, professional co-workers, & friendly environment.
    • Substantial autonomy and opportunity to contribute as key management.

      Training: Training manuals and certifications are available for many Amro jobs and skills. The computer usage, purchasing, and management modules are particularly applicable to this position, but other modules can also be helpful in providing a better understanding of the total operation of the company.

      Expectations: This position is a key leadership role which means that aside from the specific roles of this position, there are also expectations that go above and beyond those specific roles:

      • Provide guidance and advice on financial matters of a growing company.
      • Provide the support and tools our team members need to succeed (financial, HR, payroll, systems, and processes).
      • Provide clear communication and expectations to the entire team regarding HR, payroll, and reimbursement processes.
      • Provide flexibility when needed, and recognize that our team will do everything possible to meet expected timelines, but this isn't always possible.
      • Treat each team member will respect and professionalism - everyone on our team was chosen for a reason and is working toward the same common goal; we either succeed or fail together.
      • Lead the AMRO Music Fundamentals by example.

        About AMRO Music: AMRO Music is a family-owned and locally operated business that serves the needs of musicians across the Mid-South. Amro Music has been a pillar of financial stability during its 101-year-old history, never having missed a payroll or had to lay off employees since its founding. Today, Amro Music is frequently recognized in the music products industry with awards for customer service, online presence, and community support, and is a multi-year award winner of the Commercial Appeal's Top Workplaces in Memphis.The ideal candidate will possess:

        • a problem-solving mindset
        • 2-3 years of experience in an accounting-type position
        • Accounting background with an understanding of debits & credits
        • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel
        • General background knowledge of banking

Keywords: AMRO Music Stores Inc, Memphis , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Memphis, Tennessee

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