Plant Controller


$100000 - 115000/year


Chattanooga, TN

Date Posted:

May 13, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is looking for a performance-oriented Controller to join a well-respected global manufacturing company. This is a leadership role with responsibility over a small accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are seeking an individual for this role who is able to motivate others by maintaining a positive professional attitude; exhibit integrity, reliability, and leadership; and is capable of providing exceptional client services by managing self and others by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. As a part of the leadership team, you will lead the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive; challenge the status quo; and foster creativity throughout your area of responsibility.

Role & Responsibilities
• Lead the operations of the finance department which includes accounts payable, billings & collections, payroll
• Responsible for month-end and year-end close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations & G/L analysis
• Prepare cash-flow reports, projecting cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, daily cash management
• Drive the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to ensure the timely cash collection
• Present monthly financial reports to executive committee
• Evaluate, implement and streamline policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies
• Research, plan and implement Finance Department initiatives including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm wide improvements, as needed
• Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis
• Work closely with COO, Regional Controller, and executive team to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation

• BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field
• 3 - 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 3+ years as a Controller preferred
• Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
• Excellent technology, analytical and management experience required
• Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
• Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills
• Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus
• Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
• Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks

Desired Skills
• Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
• Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
• CPA or MBA preferred
• Holds self and others accountable for ensuring that results are achieved
• Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
• Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policies and procedure

email resumes to [email protected]
ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning, MS Excel, SAP Manufacturing, Management, Year End Closings, Month End Close, Financial Analysis, Financial Reconciliation, Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Preparation, SAP Financials

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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