Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Southwire
The Controller will provide leadership in driving financial results, performance analysis and timely closing and reporting for our Tools & Equipment business group. The Controller will ensure that all financial and accounting policies are consistently and accurately implemented and reported with strict adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). In addition, this position will serve as the finance lead for SAP integrations within the Tools & Equipment business group. This position will manage accounting and finance personnel supporting the Tools & Equipment business group. Current locations include Houston, Canada, Netherlands and China.
Description of Duties and Responsibilities
Financial Reporting & Analysis - provide timely and insightful variance analysis of financial results on a period and ad hoc basis. Responsible for close out process and monthly forecasting. Perform consolidation accounting which consists of domestic and foreign operations.
Annual Budget - partner with all levels of operations personnel and various levels of corporate personnel to develop annual budget. Use operational metrics to establish and achieve year-over-year improvements in manufacturing/operational cost. Identify issues or potential issues that can be pro-actively resolved.
Capital Planning & Expenditure Tracking - oversee long and short-range capital investment analysis. Work with leadership to build capital investment plans to ensure they have been completed in accordance with Company policy, meet financial return models and assumptions. Provide management with capital requirement forecasts/projections as requested.
Product Costing - review and analyze margin reports, conduct research and perform profitability analysis. Update and monitor standard costs as required.
Financial Shared Services - building, developing and improving operations, process and procedures of Sumner financial shared services team to support strategic direction.
Controls & Procedures - oversee balance sheet account reconciliations. Provide oversight to inventory transactions and accuracy in support of inventory control and corporate auditing. Participate in and ensure proper controls for monthly physical inventory counts.
Business Influence - this role is considered an integral part of the Tools & Equipment leadership team and will be considered a valued business partner to team. The Controller will be expected to regularly contribute recommendations on how the business may become more efficient and effective and then follow these recommendations through to a logical conclusion.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA or MPACC degree a plus. CPA or CMA designation preferred.
Minimum 7+ years of experience in accounting or finance in progressively responsible positions with a demonstrated track record of accountability and achievement.
Experience with consolidation accounting of domestic and foreign entities.
Previous experience with ERP systems SAP, MAS 90, preferred. Advanced, proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis in Excel required.
Strong managerial presence that reflects a hands-on, participating operating style. Strong planning and organizational skills.
Possess a high level of confidence combined with the ability to build strong internal relationships while maintaining a collaborative style.
Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.
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$30k - $50k Annual