Controller

Industry: Accounting/Finance

Location: IL, NC

Job#: 105427


Description

The purpose of the BU Controller position is to be the right-hand person to the Business Manager and to provide financial analysis which supports strategic decisions to improve the profitability of the business. The primary responsibility of day-today for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning and cost accounting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in driving financial results of the business to optimize business Serves as a trusted business partner who takes a stand on issues and enables wise decisions
  • Work closely with the Manager of the business and management to drive unit performance in achieving budgeted and forecasted financial metrics
  • Maintaining effective internal control of business to ensure continued control and protection of assets and an accurate reporting of its financial position.
  • Take a  direct role and oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the Self-perform many critical tasks
  • Ensure credibility by providing timely and accurate financial statements, analysis of budgets, financial trends and work with the sales and operations teams on forecasting
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the executive team and make actionable recommendation on both strategy and operations
  • Continuous evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are adhered to comply with GAAP, SOX, ASC 606 and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Drive the activities regarding working capital management
  • Review spending requests for capital expenditures, research and development projects, and major expense projects and provide financial guidance on business unit investments
  • Participate in special projects, including acquisition opportunities, and compile a variety of special reports

Qualifications:

The Controller must possess outstanding analytical skills, strong communication skills (both verbal and written), proven problem-solving capability, good understanding of GAAP with Sarbanes-Oxley and strong computer skills including MS Office products. Oracle experience is a plus.

Must possess a desire to rapidly advance your career into higher business management positions, and whose past experiences will demonstrate that potential. Receptiveness to relocation opportunities within our corporate structure.

Knowledge, Skills & Experiences:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
  • The Candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of progressive financial experience in with at least 3 years in a financial management and leadership role in a publicly held company
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Desire to advance your career into higher business management positions
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude

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