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6 Jan 2020

Midwest Controller – Detroit, MI Area

Posted by Katie Settle, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #35952

The Financial Controller is responsible for managing the financial activities of the accounting department including preparation of financial statements, general ledger entries, reconciliations, and analysis while ensuring corporate policies and guidelines. The position requires attention to detail, excellent problem solving, and the ability to carry out multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.


  • Month-end close process including financial statement preparation, journal entries and account reconciliations by ensuring timely, accurate and complete financial records and reporting in accordance with legal requirements, and the Company’s corporate policies.
  • Maintain the general ledger system and chart of accounts, review transaction details to ensure postings are properly classified in the correct periods.
  • Perform analytical review of financial statements indicating reasons for variations from budget and year to date trends.
  • Monitor and manage cash flow forecasting, revenue and commitments.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budgeting process.
  • Supervise the processing of accounts payable to ensure all vendor invoices and estimates are accurately recorded.
  • Supervise the processing of accounts receivable, including assistance with collection efforts.
  • Perform analysis on cost of business activities and recommends opportunities for cost savings.
  • Participate in external audits, tax preparation, and periodic regulatory requests.
  • Perform special projects, system enhancements or any ad hoc projects as directed by management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
  • CPA preferred
  • Bilingual is Spanish preferred
  • Minimum 5-10 years accounting experience in a senior accounting or financial management role.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial accounting & cost accounting, depreciation, forecasting, and audit preparation.
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision or similar ERP system preferred
  • Managerial abilities and effective communication skills.
  • Analytical abilities, good planning and organization skills.

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Job Categories: Finance, Accounting. Job Types: Midwest. Job expires in Endless.

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