Job Description

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  • Job Tag: #LI-BO1
  • Posted: June 09,2020
  • Salary: $110,000

SkyWater is pleased to be assisting our long-term manufacturing/distribution client in their search for a Controller. Our client is a ~$150M business unit of a $2B, 100-year old healthcare manufacturing company – and for that reason they have excellent financial stability, even in uncertain economic times.  This role is open due to the promotion of the previous Controller, who we placed at this company several years ago. The Controller will report to the Director of Finance, and will manage a team of 3 direct reports. Offices located in the western suburbs of Minneapolis. 


-Manage a team of 3 Staff Accountants -Review monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statement preparation process and ensure its timely completion -Support accounting staff at satellite manufacturing locations -Develop reports to help establish current financial health of business and its subsidiaries -Develop KPI's and annual budgets and forecasts -Provide decision support to leadership by researching/identifying industry & market trends with the goal of maximizing company profit -Ad hoc reporting for Tax Department for the preparation of tax filings -This role will be a key member of the local Leadership Team, and as such, will be relied upon to make contributions (both through ideas and in practice) that help to expand the scope/reach (and ultimately the revenue) of the business unit

Desired Skills and Experience

-Minimum 6-8 years of total accounting experience since graduating from college -2-3 years of Public Accounting experience strongly preferred -CPA preferred -Excellent communication skills, written and verbal -Previous experience in managing M/E close and budgeting for a $100M+ business -Management experience required -Nice to have, but not required: Experience handling corporate tax, inventory & fixed asset accounting, and cost accounting. -Experience in manufacturing, distribution, or retail industries is preferred but not required.

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