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Date: Dec 5, 2021

Location: Butte, MT, US, 59701

Corporate Controller



POSITION SUMMARY: Town Pump is looking for a Corporate Controller to join our team in Butte, Montana. The successful applicant should have 10-12+ years in managerial corporate accounting experience.  Town Pump, Inc. is a Montana-based family-owned company.  We are the state’s largest operator of convenience stores and Montana style mini-casinos.  Additionally, Town Pump operates hotels, carwashes, and other businesses.  Town Pump has over 3,500 employees.  We offer a respectful and fun work atmosphere, educational and training programs, and excellent benefits.

The Corporate Controller’s role will be to ensure controls are in place to safeguard company assets, and also to accurately prepare, present and complete financial statements for our company leaders. Strategically, this highly visible role provides reporting and financial insights to company leadership to allow them to make well educated financial decisions about the future. 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Strategy – Responsible for providing overall strategic direction for the corporate accounting function including annual and long-term goals, systems, tools and teams.
  • Policy and Procedures – Review, analyze and efficiently update accounting policies and procedures in order to provide complete information in the most efficient and effective manner.  Responsible for protection of the company’s assets by design and monitoring internal controls.
  • Team Leader – Manage the accounting teams over our operating business lines; drive a culture of high performance, efficient performance, and team development.
  • Executive Reporting – Prepare and present consolidated financial reporting packages that provide meaningful data and insights to support decision making. Work with key company operational and financial personnel to develop action plans to achieve company financial goals. Draw upon mastery of the company’s financial data to identify and promote new methods of value creation within each business unit.
  • Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff.
  • Audits – Governmental, 401K, health insurance, etc.
  • Financial Statements – You and your team produce and distribute monthly and annual financial statements for the consolidated enterprise, business units, and for tax preparation. 
  • Reporting - Coordinate with business unit leaders to ensure enterprise statements are accurate and timely, whether weekly, monthly or annual reports
  • Ownership Reporting – Design, implement and maintain processes and systems to ensure enterprise results are consistently and accurately allocated to respective owners of underlying investments. Manage overall integrity of complex cost and profit allocation systems.
  • Ensure Best Practices – Instill excellence in financial operating procedures and compliance with applicable accounting policies. 
  • Ad hoc Financial Reports – Prepare analyses for owners, CFO, Finance leadership and business units upon request, explaining complex financial issues clearly and concisely. Partner with our financial analysis to provide actionable insights.
  • Broader Team – Work well with outside tax preparers, tax advisors, and legal advisors.
  • Perform other accounting, financial, and admin responsibilities as necessary.
  • Travel – <10%

Job responsibilities are not all-inclusive but indicate the types of activities normally performed by the position. Responsibilities may be revised and other responsibilities may be assigned.


This position manages seven direct reports, with a total accounting staff of approximately 55.

QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Training and Experience.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 10-12+ years’ experience in managerial corporate accounting
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven track record of success leading teams and developing future leaders
  • Ability to analyze details and identify financial issues; deep experience identifying, collecting, and organizing data for analysis
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong background knowledge in all aspects of general accounting, internal controls, company policy, financial analysis.
  • ERP knowledge and experience, and advanced accounting automation experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office product suite

We Would Also Prefer:

  • CPA
  • 7+ years in working in a complex organization with multiple entities or business units


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work environment is an indoor office environment with 70% sitting, 15% standing and 15% walking.
  • Ability to enter data and focus on a personal computer for long periods of time.
  • May be required to travel occasionally for site visits, seminars or meetings.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee.  This job description may change or be altered by the company at any time, with or without notice.


Nearest Major Market: Montana

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