Controller/ Accounting Manager

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Regular Full-Time


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About GaN:


Geeks and Nerds Corporation (GaN) was founded in 2004 by Dr. Jonn Kim with a focus on the government defense industry.  We are highly trained technical innovators supporting multiple departments within the US Government.  Additionally, we also operate in the commercial technology sector.


As an employee owned company structured as an ESOP, we believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.  Our team members are the cornerstone of GaN’s corporate mission:


“to deliver innovative and superior service and products

while serving our community and our Nation.”


We are seeking exceptional candidates that want to make a positive difference to our mission.


Over the years, Geeks and Nerds (GaN) has grown from one employee located in Huntsville, Alabama, to over 100 employees in offices across the United States.


The company has been named one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of Commerce (2016), Technology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce (2012), and a Fastest Growing Company by INC Magazine (500/5000) for six years in a row.  Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.


Innovation, collaboration, team-work, and high ethics are the hallmark of our culture.  


Some of our employment benefits include:


  • Medical, dental, vision, critical illness, voluntary life, and accident insurance
  • No cost basic life insurance and both short- and long-term disability coverage for all benefit eligible employees
  • FSA dependent care and medical plans
  • Educational reimbursement programs
  • 10 holidays per year that coincide with Federal holidays
  • Matching 401k
  • Enrollment in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking a very experienced Controller / Accounting Manager to be responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets 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 (GAAP).  This position reports to the CFO.


  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department.
  • Supervise the accounting team.
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements.
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics.
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.


  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.


  • Process payroll in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.


  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.



  • 10+ years of experience in financial reporting related to DoD Contracting
  • 15+ years of progressive accounting or finance experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Deltek Costpoint.
  • Working Knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, and other supplemental regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A keen mind and a great work ethic.


Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance


Additional Preferred Requirements:


  • Master’s degree in accounting
  • CPA


Special Requirements:


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to information.
  • May be subject to a security investigation.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


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