Accounting/Finance


Controller  Oregon, WI  
Job Description

Job ID#:

1787

Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Position Type:

Full-time/Perm


One of our top global, high-precision / multi-billion dollar, manufacturing clients is targeting to hire a talented Accounting/Financial professional to join their growing business unit ($150M rev).  The hired individual will report to the Division VP of Finance and manage/coordinate the daily accounting function for the business. This includes mentoring the Accounting staff, responsible for Financial Closing, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and ensuring compliance with accounting procedures and internal controls. This individual executes a variety of tasks to manage and coordinate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function.

• Act as Finance business partner by developing key business relationships with functional leadership across the BU and corporation.
• Drive monthly financial close process ensuring accurate financial results and requirements are complete within corporate timelines
• Working capital management including: payment review and approval, international and domestic collection coordination, Partner with operations to meet inventory targets
• Maintain the closing of financial systems including: Maintenance of General Ledger accounts, Preparation of applicable journal entries, Review of General Ledger account reconciliations
• Actively manage project cost accounting processes
• Upload monthly financial information to the Corporate HFM system and reconcile Trial Balances to the consolidated reports
• Evaluate accounting policies and procedural control systems and work to improve effectiveness and compliance; This includes monthly SOX testing and upkeep of required documentation in the Corporate SOX database.
• Assist with the preparation of monthly forecasts, the annual operating budget and the strategic plan
• Coordinate the collection of all pertinent information required by the Corporate Tax Department
• Assist Division VP of Finance with any other duties/projects as assigned

 
Job Requirements

 


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA Preferred
• 5+ years of experience with a focus on working capital management (cost acct, pricing analysis) and SOX
• Strong proficiency with office productivity applications (Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Word, Adobe)
• Experience with ERP systems required, HFM experience a plus
• Must be able to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously
• Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
• Work requires effective oral and written communications skills as well as a strong analytical acumen




 

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