Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Seguin, Texas
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741891541
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
One of our clients in Seguin, Texas is looking to add a Controller to their team immediately Here you will join a company growing in North America and internationally.

WHAT YOU WILL DO AS THE CONTROLLER:
  • Responsible for managing and directing the accounting and/or finance function.
  • Establish and maintain a well-motivated team including training, supporting and developing each team member
  • Responsible to manage accounting and information technology personnel including hiring, target setting, performance review and development.
  • Prepares and reviews weekly and monthly financial results and establishes short-term and long-term forecasts.
  • Prepare reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Direct preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification. Provide management with timely reviews of organization's financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.
  • Creates or approves monthly, quarterly, and annual P&L reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately. Develop, improve and issue timely monthly financial records. Coordinate month-end and year-end closing process.
  • Cross-functionally, develops the annual business plan, including departmental budgets, goals and objectives. Ensure financial plans are consistent with organizational goals and strategic initiatives. Compile, record, and manage financial data that will assist management and other users in making educated economic decisions.
  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, general & entity accounting, cost accounting, human resources, and plant operations.
  • Review production and operating reports reporting any performance anomalies to senior plant management for corrective action.
  • May create and maintain standard cost information for each product manufactured / sold, including work centers and machine rates. Audits bills of material, routings and standard costing while establishing machine overhead and labor rates.
  • Manage fixed assets and monitor all capital and major expense projects. May assist with inventory management through physical inventories and cycle counting.
  • Participates in the development of accounting/finance policies and procedures. Ensures policy compliance. Serves as a resource providing department operating guidelines and policies. Develop, document, and provide for continuous improvement in accounting processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for local tax filings (property tax, sales tax, etc.)
  • Approves expenses, expense reports and appropriation requests; develops and monitors budget in area of responsibility.
  • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits, controls and checks across all departments.
  • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, capital expenditures, products costing, and economic evaluation of various fringe benefit programs, etc. when necessary.
  • Interface with outside audit firms(s), banks and lessors, casualty/liability insurance agent(s), credit card companies, and collection agencies. Manage commercial banking relationships to facilitate an appropriate credit resource under highly competitive terms.
  • Keep abreast of financial materials related to the Company's needs, through trade publications, papers, seminars, and classes.
  • Work with senior plant management to implement, monitor and control cost saving improvement plans on an on-going basis.
  • Responsible for environmental, health, and safety issues in area of responsibility. Support IATF16949 and ISO 14001 initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE CONTROLLER:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • At least seven years related experience in finance and accounting including cost.
  • Must be able to calculate figures and amounts for all bookkeeping, payroll, budgets, statistical analysis, and probability statements.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and procedures required.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • CPA or CMA is strongly preferred.
  • Occasional travel may be required.