Kaspar Companies: Corporate Controller

Job Description:

  • Do you have the mental versatility to tackle the accounting functions of a dynamic organization involved in a variety of businesses, including Precious Metals, Truck bed manufacturing, real estate investment, derivative hedges, and others?
  • Do you have an in-depth knowledge of financial management principles?
  • Do you know how to create systems that streamline data collection and data presentation?
  • Do you know how to work in an ERP system and support key players in creating needed reports?
  • Would you like to work for a company with a family-centric culture that has been in business in Texas since 1898?

If yes, then Kaspar Companies wants to talk to you!

We are a fast-paced and growing family conglomerate company based in Texas since 1898.  Our team is seeking our next VP – Corporate Controller to drive our accounting operations into modern practices in accordance with GAAP standards. Ideal candidates will have a CPA license and progressive leadership experience with multi-P&L accounting. In-depth knowledge of financial management principles is essential along with experience using expertise applied to daily and long-term strategic planning.  This role is both operational and transformative – it will challenge a candidate seeking to create efficient systems and controls within a diverse company mix.  Teaming is essential in our culture – we seek someone who embraces small-town culture but with aspirations to adopt mainstream thought-leadership.

Primary Function:

Manages the accounting/finance department and provides information, primarily financial in nature, about all Company activities in an effort to assist management and others in making educated economic decisions regarding the Company’s future

Position Responsibilities (includingbut not limited to):

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all corporate accounting functions across multiple business divisions
  • Hiring, training, and developing the accounting and finance team
  • Partnering closely with executive leadership to guide financial decisions and business impact assessment
  • Evaluation, implementation, and optimization of systems and processes including assisting with selection, project management, testing, and controls evaluation
  • Performing internal audits and financial risk assessments
  • Cash management and investment modeling and recommendations
  • Financial controls testing and tax return management
  • Oversee consolidated accounting and financial reporting including month/quarter/year end close
  • Payments, Payroll and AP / AR management
  • Learn about lean accounting and continue to expand the lean accounting foundation that has been implemented
  • Special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed


  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken formats
  • Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, income tax and banking working knowledge
  • System creation and system management
  • Ability to work closely with all employees
  • Ability to maintain a clean and neat work environment and personal appearance


  • Bachelor’s degree plus 10 years of accounting experience OR Associate’s Degree plus 12 years progressively responsible accounting experience required
  • Experience with MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook, etc…) and accounting ERP software systems required
  • CPA preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (33% – 75% of time)
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (10% – 25% of time)
  • Lifting of 25 lbs. occasionally (0% – 33% of time)

Work Environment:

  • Typically inside a climate-controlled office and is required to occasionally move from office to manufacturing areas and outdoors to perform duties. Occasional exposure to manufacturing environment where the use and wear of proper protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses or side shields on glasses and closed toe shoes are mandatory