Job Description

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Corporate Controller

  • Job Tag: #LI-LD1
  • Posted: September 15,2022

SkyWater Search Partners is working with the CEO of a $1.5B Manufacturing company that is in high growth mode, looking for a Corporate Controller!  We are looking for a motivated and effective leader to head up the corporate controllership function. As Corporate Controller, you will lead, drive, and direct the general accounting function which will include monthly close of the general ledger, consolidations, fixed assets, coordination of the annual audit, and optimization of processes and internal controls. In addition to developing the general accounting team, you will be overseeing the Treasury function, and partnering across the business with key constituents such as tax, FP&A and operations finance. 

If you’re an experienced Accounting professional looking for an exciting company where you can lead a high performing team, this could be a great opportunity for you to check out! If you would like further information, feel free to contact Lindsay Dubbeldee at LDubbeldee@skywatersearch.com or apply online for further consideration.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage and develop a high performing general accounting team, driving performance by setting goals and development plans and fostering an environment to achieve those goals through ongoing feedback
  • Partner with the leadership team, cross functional leaders, and other members of the finance team to provide advice on financial implications of business activities
  • Drive efficiency, optimization, and automation of business processes and develop and document accounting policies to standardize processes and strengthen internal controls
  • Oversee the monthly and annual consolidated close process and ensure the timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of information used to prepare internal financial reporting to management
  • Oversee the general accounting team to ensure standardization of processes and accurate accounting of transactions in compliance with US accounting standards
  • Accountable for optimizing financial systems (multiple general ledger systems, financial reporting system, fixed assets subledger, etc.)
  • Partner with external auditors and manage audit requests to drive timely completion of annual audit
  • Research and preparation of accounting position papers and memos over significant non-routine transactions, including implementation of new Accounting Standard Updates
  • Responsible for timely execution of internal controls across the accounting function
  • Develop and evolve Treasury policies and procedures
  • Oversee the cash management activities to ensure proper operating liquidity is maintained and that all debt obligations are met
  • Ensure adherence to all credit facility deliverables including the preparation of covenant compliance certificates
  • Support M&A integration activities and related purchase accounting requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
  • Public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) with CPA designation (active or inactive)
  • 5+ years of managing staff
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong knowledge in US accounting standards
  • Experience with SAP and/or Great Plains
  • Experience working with complex processes, driving change and coaching, mentoring, and managing staff
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with demonstrated ability to convey ideas to a diverse audience
  • Detail-oriented, with exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Effective project management skills, including challenging the status quo and identifying needs to re-assess existing approaches and processes
  • Exercise independent judgment, work on multiple initiatives, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy

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