Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Newport, North Carolina
Posted
May 05, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2755708791
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Company Overview
Join a dynamic and growing manufacturing company, that specializes in creating unforgettable experiences for families and commercial workers
As a pivotal member of their team, you'll contribute to an industry that offers a special escape from the daily grind
They pride themselves on fostering a welcoming and familial environment, where every team member is valued and encouraged to thrive
With a commitment to community involvement and philanthropy-this is a company to get on board with!

Position Overview
Our client is seeking a seasoned Controller to join their finance team and lead the accounting and financial operations
Reporting directly to the President, you will play a critical role in steering the financial strategy and ensuring the company's continued success
As part of the executive team, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of our client's organization while mentoring and coaching a talented finance team
The ideal candidate will possess strong technical accounting skills, leadership abilities, and a passion for driving results in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities
- Oversee all aspects of accounting and finance, including month-end close, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis.
- Collaborate with the President to make informed financial decisions and drive company growth.
- Mentor and coach finance team members, providing guidance on best practices and fostering professional development.
- Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting, identifying and addressing any discrepancies or inefficiencies.
- Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Build strong relationships with cross-functional teams and serve as a strategic business partner to department heads.
- Stay abreast of industry trends and changes in accounting regulations, ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.

Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA preferred.
- 5-7 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance leadership roles.
- Strong technical accounting skills with experience in month-end close, budgeting, and financial analysis.
- Proficiency in ERP systems; experience with Epicore preferred.
- Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Proactive mindset with a demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
- Highly detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and timeliness.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Perks
- Engaging work environment in a fun and exciting industry.
- Opportunity for professional growth and development.
- Competitive compensation package.
- Involvement in community outreach and philanthropic initiatives.
- Welcoming and supportive team culture with a small company feel.
- Partnering with local high schools, colleges, and neighboring companies to foster education and development.