Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Waconia, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741890890
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Controller

Company Overview: Our client, a dynamic assembly/light manufacturing & design company that values innovation, quality, and a collaborative work environment. We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Controller to serve as the top financial representative for the company. As a hands-on leader you will play a crucial role in both the details of financial operations and the strategic direction of the company. This is a unique opportunity for someone with the ambition to be groomed as the eventual successor to the President. With excellent benefits and a commitment to professional development, this company is the ideal place for your career to thrive.

Position Overview: As the Controller, you will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for overseeing the financial functions of the company. This is a hands-on role with one direct report, offering the opportunity to both dive into the details and provide strategic financial guidance to the leadership team. The successful candidate will have experience in smaller company accounting/financial leadership, a track record of mentoring and developing staff, and the ability to partner with leadership on key decisions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and oversee all aspects of the company's financial operations, including accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting
  • Provide hands-on guidance to the accounting team and ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, budgets, and forecasts, offering insights to drive strategic decision-making
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement financial strategies to support company goals
  • Mentor and develop the skills of the accounting team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence
  • Assess and improve internal controls, processes, and procedures to enhance overall financial performance
  • Partner with external auditors and other stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Play a key role in special projects, providing financial expertise and contributing to the overall success of the organization

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA designation preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in accounting and financial leadership roles, preferably in smaller companies
  • Strong G/L accounting skills and knowledge of financial reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop staff, fostering a collaborative and high-performance team
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to provide insights and recommendations to leadership
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Excel

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Onsite work model with a collaborative and inclusive company culture
  • Compensation: $100K to $120K