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Operations Controller

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Role Summary:
The Operations Controller is responsible for the financial management and oversight of supply chain accounting, reporting and controls. This role covers inventory related activities, fixed assets and costs associated with operating our manufacturing plant, and sourcing activities.
This role will ensure timely and accurate reporting across the financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow), including reconciliation to sub-ledgers and tie points to any statutory or tax requirements. The role requires detailed understanding of the financial statement flows and the candidate is expected to have in depth understanding of the balances and to use that to support opportunities for working capital efficiency and analysis. The role will have direct reports to support execution of these tasks. Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage monthly and quarterly closing process for all plant and distribution sites, including cost accounting accruals, inventory costing, FIFO, obsolescence / warranty reserves, and consequent balance sheet reviews and account reconciliations
  • Manage inventory standard setting process
  • Review inventory reports for borrowing base submissions
  • Manage intercompany processes for movements between plants
  • Support weekly / monthly operating processes
  • Provide insight on plant costs of operations in partnership with FP&A
  • Drive working capital improvements, including payables and inventory with FP&A
  • Provide leadership in controllership related to inventory accounting / processes (physical inventory controls, costing & production order accounting) Qualifications
    • Minimum 10 years of Accounting/Finance experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • Manufacturing experience is a must
    • Supply Chain Finance experience desirable
    • Demonstrate good business and commercial judgement
    • Advanced problem resolution and written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
    • Experience managing people desirable
    • Strong decision-making, multi-tasking and execution abilities under tight deadlines

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Grand Rapids , Operations Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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