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JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the CFO, the Controller is responsible for management of general accounting functions including GL management, reconciliations, consolidated financial reporting, budget and variance analysis, month and year-end close processes. The Controller will lead the successful and timely completion of audits and preparation of company financial records, resolving issues, implementing changes and reporting within required time-frames. This position will direct the annual budgeting and forecasting processes; managing, developing, maintaining, and communicating financial analysis, models, and performance metrics for the organization. They will provide strategic financial support to management and act as the analytical and reporting engine of the company. The Controller will be hands-on and design, develop and coordinate business area, product and customer profitability analysis and reporting to drive business decisions at strategic, tactical and operational levels. Maintain the organization's CPM platform at the highest performance levels and drive adoption across all levels of the organization.

YOU HAVE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED (REQUIRED):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 8+ years General Accounting with an emphasis on complex accounting issues, business analytics, month-end close processes with progressive responsibilities
  • 5+ years in an Accounting management role
  • 3+ years experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling
  • Technical accounting expertise, CPA certification
  • Strong technology knowledge and application: ERP (Microsoft Dynamics GP), SQL, CPM (Prophix preferred). Highly skilled at Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, investigative, financial modeling and presentation skills. Able to analyze data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations

YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED (PREFERRED):

  • 2+ years as a financial controller
  • Manage complex cross functional programs or projects as a collaborative partner
  • Experience in financial and operational strategy development
  • Ability to create SQL queries

WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT:

  • Can communicate with all styles to foster ever improving teamwork
  • Is organized for productivity and efficiency, yet flexes to anticipate and meet the needs of others
  • Makes thoughtful, creative, and timely decisions after analyzing situations
  • Stays current. Demonstrates a passion for learning with reading, research, and networking
  • A strategic leader who challenges conventional thinking; bringing solutions to the table
  • Is committed to coaching and inspiring goal-driven teams with a strong sense of urgency
  • Executes through thoughtful planning and budgeting
  • Uses sound judgement to negotiate critical win-wins

WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT:

  • Working Hard. Playing Hard. Living Tenaciously
  • Making well-crafted, innovative, high-function products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace
  • Being distinctively and disruptively creative from bow to stern
  • Endeavoring to be fair-minded, transparent and positive in all we say and do

ADDENDUM:

  • Manage accounting operations include A/P, A/R, inventory, account reconciliations, inter-company transactions, fixed assets, sales & use tax filings and month end close ensuring compliance with accounting standards.
  • Prepare and publish consolidated monthly/annual financial statements; work with department managers to research and prepare variance analysis and corrective actions.
  • Analyze, summarize and report financial performance, KPI's and trends, and all areas of revenue, cost of sales, indirect expenses, inventory and capital expenditures, to provide accurate and timely recommendations for decision making and to support continual improvement and company objectives.
  • Provide support to management preparing analyses, benchmarking, comparisons, presentations and other projects.
  • Drive the annual budgeting and planning process; work with management to develop budgets to achieve company objectives. Prepare short and long-term scenario models and quarterly re-forecasts.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge. Research and confirm all technical accounting issues for compliance with the company CPA firm.
  • Develop business processes and accounting policies.
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis. Experience with SQL, Access, data extraction; ability to create SQL queries, procedures and functions from data warehouse structure, and analyze, review and modify large data sets.
  • Manage product development audit process with Product Management to improve product sales and performance to targets in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Review and manage balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Manage the company's annual financial and bank collateral audits; coordinate with external auditors and internal teams to ensure all information is completed accurately and timely with minimal audit adjustments.
  • In coordination with our outside quality consultant, lead the Quality Systems process for the department (ISO9001).
  • Manage and oversee the continued development of the budgeting, reporting, forecasting, operating plan and modeling tool (CPM/Prophix).
  • Work closely with the Finance Director on cash and treasury management, systems, corporate taxes, internal controls and process improvement.

If you or (someone you know) are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume to our People Operations team at PeopleOperations@ergodyne.com.