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Controller – NJ

Put your fingerprints all over this midsized, growing and industry dominate company. Help this company implement new systems, and process that can be the financial foundation for their growth. Be a part of the core team that is transforming this profitable company from the past to an exciting future that is directly in sight.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare monthly analysis of financial and operational results for the business unit comparing actual results to forecast and budget. Interprets the results of operations to all levels of management. Tracks key performance indicators.
• Perform financial and operational analysis in areas such as work-in-process, cost of sales
• This person manages a team of people that are responsible for:
o Month end closing process.
o Journal entries and balance, reconcile and analyze assigned general ledger accounts.
o Business unit annual operating budget.
o Supporting financial analysis for all business unit capital expenditures.
o Weekly forecast.
• Oversee the activities of the accounting and provide leadership and direction to the team.
• Recommends and implements techniques to reduce working capital, increase efficiencies, cut costs, and take advantage of opportunities.
• Prepare the yearly budget and review with management.
• Maintain a system of internal controls to ensure the integrity of financial statements, general ledger balances and processes in accordance with GAAP, corporate policies and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Coordinates internal and external financial and tax audits.
• Directs credit and collection functions. Approves terms and credit limits above predetermined dollar amounts.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
• Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required. MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred.
• Minimum of 10 years finance/accounting experience, which includes previous management experience in multiple business functions.
• Experience in CPG/ Manufacturing a bonus
• Strong computer skills with a proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. This role is a member of the senior management team that will provide future strategy and direction for the company
• Strong detail orientation, analytical and organization skills are essential.
• The ability to demonstrate high level leadership and decision-making skills, supported by a clear understanding of strategies with a strong focus on results.
• Demonstrated success as a strong negotiator and influencer.
• Knowledge of managerial and cost accounting principles.
• This position requires an ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.