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Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: Holland
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

CFS has partnered with a growing manufacturing company that's looking to hire a Controller. Our client is a worldwide leader in deep draw and progressive die stamping. They stamp complex components of varying shapes and sizes, shipping their product all over the world. This company is known in their industry for being innovators, and for helping their customers engineer the highest quality product in a cost-effective way.
The Controller is responsible for managing the finance department and providing strategic financial guidance to the company. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and supervises a team of 3 members, including a financial analyst and 2 accountants.
Controller Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards and company policies.
  • Lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the finance department, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, costing, general ledger, and payroll.
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and analysis.
  • Manage the budgeting and forecasting process and work with department heads to develop and monitor their budgets.
  • Manage the year-end audit process, including preparing schedules and supporting documents, and liaising with external auditors.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Work closely with the CFO to develop and implement financial strategies to support the company's goals and objectives.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the finance team, including coaching and development of team members.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including operations and sales, to ensure that financial information is accurate and timely.
  • Stay current on accounting and tax regulations and make recommendations for changes to policies and procedures as needed.

    Controller Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or CMA certification is a huge plus!
    • 5+ years of experience in a senior accounting or finance role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
    • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including GAAP and IFRS.
    • Experience with PLEX (ERP) system is a bonus.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound financial decisions based on data and analysis.
    • Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.


Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, Grand Rapids , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Holland, Michigan

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