Financial Controller (1352-614)

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and record-keeping for all or part of an organization. Create an organizational structure within the accounting department to facilitate the achievement of the department's short-term goals and long-term objectives.
This position reports to the Senior VP of Tooling Products Group with dotted line responsibilities to Corporate Staff.
Required Skills
Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, or reports required by regulatory agencies.
Generate financial reports periodically regarding profitability analysis, cost, and cost center reporting.
Manage employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, payroll, and budgeting duties ensuring cross training.
Manage employees performing Supply Chain and IT functions ensuring cross training.
Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
Conduct or coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and statutes. Collaborate with external auditors as needed.
Receive, record, and authorize requests for disbursements in accordance with company policies and procedures.
Monitor financial activities and details such as reserve levels to ensure that all legal and regulatory requirements are met.
Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting and other financial staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions, such as promotions and dismissals.
Coordinate and direct the financial planning, budgeting, and procurement of an organization.
Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
Advise management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions.
Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
Publish complete and timely financial statements to company executives.
Account for any budget variances and report significant discrepancies to management.
Generate bi-weekly payroll and maintain records.
Lead staff training and development in budgeting and financial management areas. Assist in management of Accounts Receivable aiding in collection efforts.
Support Human Resources Department in the administration of policies and benefits.
Required Experience
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to work with diverse cultures and personalities.
High attention to detail and accuracy.
SAP experience is a plus, but not necessary if good knowledge of business systems are present.
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, able to navigate the company intranet to access Quality, Environmental and CIT Systems.
5 plus years of accounting. Thorough knowledge of accounting required. Experience in a manufacturing setting with strong participation in management goals and objectives.
CPA desired
Awareness and understanding of ISO - 9001 and ISO -14001
Knowledge of Human Resources laws, policies and benefits.

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