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Controller


ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a leading distribution/retail/marketing organization in Southern WI and looking to hire a Controller. The company is financially sound, yet their success is not just defined by their profits; it's about living their Core Values, giving their employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work! The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform. Huge Employee Perks!

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:


  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to the company mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the responsibility for accounting and finance.

  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, inventory, and cash management.

  • Technology skills with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; a knowledge of accounting and reporting software.

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly.

  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management.

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.

Requirements

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with five to ten years of finance/accounting experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. The Controller will ideally have experience in a complex, fast paced environment.


  • BS in Accounting/Finance required; MBA/Masters preferred

  • CPA/CMA certification is required

  • Minimum 2+ Years experience in Public Accounting required

  • Minimum 5-10+ years of relevant accounting experience with at least 3+ years in an accounting management capacity

  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures and US GAAP

  • Technology savvy with experience in managing relationships with software vendors

  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, experience with Great Plains preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to navigate a complex multi-national, multi-location, multi-currency organization in a very fast paced environment.


Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Controller, CFO, Accounting Manager, Accounting, Finance Manager, Management, CPA, BIG4, Director of Finance, Assistant Controller, Great Plains, Public Accounting

Job Snapshot

Location US-WI-Monroe
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $110,000.00 - $125,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance, Management
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

Contact Information

US-WI-Monroe
Andy Eastman - Madison
608-709-8299
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-WI-Monroe
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$110,000.00 - $125,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance, Management
Store Type:

Description


Controller


ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a leading distribution/retail/marketing organization in Southern WI and looking to hire a Controller. The company is financially sound, yet their success is not just defined by their profits; it's about living their Core Values, giving their employees the opportunity for growth and providing a better place to live and work! The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform. Huge Employee Perks!

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:


  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to the company mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the responsibility for accounting and finance.

  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, inventory, and cash management.

  • Technology skills with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; a knowledge of accounting and reporting software.

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly.

  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management.

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.

Requirements

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with five to ten years of finance/accounting experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. The Controller will ideally have experience in a complex, fast paced environment.


  • BS in Accounting/Finance required; MBA/Masters preferred

  • CPA/CMA certification is required

  • Minimum 2+ Years experience in Public Accounting required

  • Minimum 5-10+ years of relevant accounting experience with at least 3+ years in an accounting management capacity

  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures and US GAAP

  • Technology savvy with experience in managing relationships with software vendors

  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, experience with Great Plains preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to navigate a complex multi-national, multi-location, multi-currency organization in a very fast paced environment.


Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Controller, CFO, Accounting Manager, Accounting, Finance Manager, Management, CPA, BIG4, Director of Finance, Assistant Controller, Great Plains, Public Accounting

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