CFO and Controller
Founded in 1978 our client grew quickly to become the worldwide manufacturer of swimming pool and deck finishes. In addition, they continued by developing and providing quality innovative products to thousands of distributors, builders and service professionals, with world-wide brand recognition. Our client manufacturers a wide variety of quality products to meet every need of the installation process from start to finish. Each product serves an exact purpose and is designed to give precise performance to any detailed project.
The Controller will be involved in all financial affairs of the company particularly the operation of the company’s accounting and job costing software package. The Controller will report directly to the Vice President for all aspects of the job, and will direct accounting staff, including occasional part-time or temporary staff that assists with department tasks and goals.
The Responsibilities Include:
This position is directly responsible for all accounting functions, financial reporting, ERP system controls and reports, fixed asset schedules, sales commission calculations, monthly close reconciliations, planning, forecasting, budgeting, bank reconciliations, and other requirements as necessary. Reporting requirements include reports on the financial and operating results in terms of cost, budgets and trend as well as other needs that arise. Operational management responsibilities include AP, AR, Payroll, and GL accounting. The position will support annual income tax filings, Sales, purchasing, real estate, and insurance activities for the organization. The Ideal candidate will communicate with the senior management team in order to maintain current financial information and to assist management in the decision-making process, develop and maintain appropriate accounting systems for the company, and Institute and maintain appropriate procedures and controls.
Fifteen to Twenty years’ experience in accounting and financial controlling. Solid hands on experience with cost accounting with particular focus on accounting capabilities in a manufacturing environment. Ability to develop necessary financial controls. Solid understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and IRS regulations. Ability to succeed in a fast paced technology company. Ability to work independently.
B.S. in Accounting, required. Extraordinary MS office skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel. Experience background and hands-on experience in cost accounting in a manufacturing environment. Excellent oral/written communication skills.