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Financial Controller – New Jersey
Posted by Tami Lister, TLister@producecareers.com
The Controller is a senior manager responsible for managing all company-wide financial and accounting activities. This position is responsible for the company budget, cash flow projections, taxes, inventory control, GAAP and statutory compliance, month and year-end closings, variance analyses, annual audit, ERP software use and stability. The Controller supervises and coordinates IT and HR services. This person will also be expected to develop policies and procedures that will improve company financial performance and provide for proper controls. Most importantly, the Controller is expected to be a solid operational and financial partner to the team managing the business and setting the strategic direction.
***COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDING BONUS***
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and either a CPA or Master’s degree in finance or accounting
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Controller, Accounting or Finance Manager, or senior level accounting role
Experience in warehousing, cold storage and/or fresh produce packing preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of cost accounting and financial reporting
Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze financial statements
Ability to lead operational change and process improvement throughout the company
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well with all levels of the organization and functional business areas
Strong knowledge and skills in using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software
Solid knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite. Expertise in Excel required.
Hands-on leadership skills
Able to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously
High degree of familiarity with generally accepted accounting principles