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ID 83
Date Posted 12 / 05 / 2017
Title Controller
Type Full Time
Status Permanent
Location Central , PA
Timely and reliable financial accounting and business performance reporting
Analysis, interpretation, and insight into performance
Effective accounting and operational internal control
Lead the accounting and reporting functions.

Own the responsibility for accounting, internal and external reporting, and the related internal control environment.
Ensure internal performance reporting is sufficiently granular and timely to support reliable assessment of performance relative to plans.
Provide additional financial analysis and insight as necessary to support decision-making as it relates to current performance assessment, capital spending, and business opportunity assessment.
Lead the evolution of our accounting processes and tools and the development of our accounting staff.
Influence decisions at the highest levels of leadership.

Collaborate with the CFO to directly influence our operational structure, function, goal-setting, and performance measurements in the pursuit current, near-term, and long-term objectives.
Have frequent access to and influence on Senior Leadership through formal and informal discussions on the performance and progress of the business, change management activities, and assessment of strategic direction.
Partner with sales and operations leadership to directly impact the organizationís financial performance by analyzing data, translating it into actionable insights, and implementing recommendations that affect the businessís key value drivers.
Grow into a future senior leader of the organization.

This position is perfectly designed to offer the successful candidate an opportunity to develop into a senior leader of the organization.
Broad scope of responsibility
A high level of engagement with and support from the organizationís current and future senior leadership.
Opportunities to meet with external businesses and leaders
Opportunities to represent in the local community

Ensure timely financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders, and provide oversight of the Accounting Department.

Optimize the performance of the Accounting Department by providing leadership and oversight of key functions.

Provide hands-on guidance and review of the monthly and annual closing processes.
Sustain sufficient internal controls to ensure transactions are executed in accordance with managementís intentions, assets are safeguarded, and financial reports are reliable.
Manage external CPA relationship.
Manage balance sheet performance and cash flow. Oversee 401(k) Administration and Benefits planning processes, and manage related external advisory services.
Partner with Leadership to continually improve our customersí experience and our financial performance.
Help drive a passion and culture of Execution Excellence throughout our delivery system:
Quality, Reliable Delivery, Security, Safety
Continuous Improvement of Throughput Relative to Operating Expense
Ensure timely and transparent assessment of performance against business objectives, including:
Business segment performance

Product/service line profitability performance

Job/contract performance

Related operational metrics

Develop and maintain standard costing rates and related information and provide guidance on the interpretation and use of such information.

Develop an expertise of information systems, ensure systems are updated and maintained to align with the evolution of the business, and champion improvement initiatives.

Youíd be the perfect candidate for the Controller role if you:

have broad knowledge of accounting and business practices that allow you to discuss financial performance in terms of the businessís key value drivers.

have strong data management and analytical skills that allow you to manipulate spreadsheets, data, and information, and translate your findings into actionable recommendations that influence business decisions.

have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, that allow you to provide consultative financial guidance to internal constituents.

have the confidence and intellectual acuity to challenge business assumptions.

have an intimate understanding of job costing and an ability to create and explain financial representations of the cost of production and related activities in a job-shop environment.

are passionate about working in an extremely collaborative environment where effective communication across departments is critical to success.

have the emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills to lead and develop people and teams.
are passionate about learning and expanding your professional knowledge base and professional network.

Other ideal candidate qualifications include:

Prior controllership experience in a manufacturing setting or a CPA with a manufacturing client-base
MBA, CPA, CMA or related professional certification
Qualifications BS in Accounting or Finance, 5-10 years of manufacturing experience and MBA, CPA or CMA preferred

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