Corporate Controller in Phelps, NY
Wadhams Enterprises Inc. Posted: 2022-07-20
Phelps, NY 14532
The Controller is responsible for coordination and supervision of the general accounting function. This position coordinates the monthly close and is responsible for the preparation of the financial statements. This position also prepares monthly account analysis as required and develops appropriate cost reporting, inter-company accounting and product profitability analysis.
The Company has a collaborative leadership team, and the Controller is expected to be a true business partner and leader who works effectively across all functional areas. The Controller is also expected to provide a positive impact across the company and enhance the culture internally as well with customers, suppliers and key third parties. The successful candidate will interface with all functions in the organization and the position will have high visibility.
Specific duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
*Sets the monthly closing schedule and coordinates the work of others involved in the closing procedures.
*Prepares the monthly financial statements for distribution to the Company’s key leadership
*Assists in the evaluation of the Company’s internal controls and makes recommendations for improvement.
*Develops sound financial and accounting policies and procedures.
*Prepares the monthly internal reporting package for review with management.
*Preparation/analysis of daily/weekly/monthly reports of key financial and operational metric trends.
*Ensures timely and accurate account reconciliation.
*Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
*Handles Human Resource responsibilities including payroll, operating procedures and recordkeeping, compliance.
*Oversees and assists with all financial activities and finance staff as required or requested by management.
*Oversees various DOL, IRS, 401K and medical compliance regulations.
*Oversees and ensures timely and accurate processing of transactions and accounting data and legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
*Partners with the Management team to develop and implement goals, policies, priorities, financial strategy, linked metrics and procedures in regard to financial and operational management.
-BS degree in accounting, finance or business administration.
-8 to 10 years of progressive management experience leading and developing a successful accounting function.
-Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
-Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.
-Must have demonstrated experience in budget preparation, forecasting and variance analysis.
-Must be highly motivated and have team base management style with exposure to sales, marketing and operations.
-Must possess excellent written, verbal and listening skills and be able to relate to all levels within the Company.
-Must be a self-starter and should also have the proven ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
-Must demonstrate flexibility, initiative, strong organizational, good judgment, sense of urgency and professionalism in dealing with confidential information.
-CPA is a plus but not required.
-High proficiency with all MS Office applications.
-Direct experience in transportation and distribution is preferred but not required.
Additional Skills / Attributes:
Strong Work Ethic – someone who is reliable, dependable, goes the extra mile and has a sense of urgency.
Service Focused –Keeps customer, vendor and co-worker satisfaction in mind in all aspects of their work.
Continuous Improvement – Always looking for ways to improve the organization and themselves.
Value Driven – creative, uses resources wisely.
Inspiration - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
Interactive skills - Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Ethics: Treats people with respect, keeps commitments; works with integrity and ethically. Upholds organizational core values. Follows through on commitments.
Originality - Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness, generates suggestions for improving work and develops innovative approaches and ideas.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, able to deal with change, delays or unexpected events.
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