Group Controller

Company Name:
North Star Staffing Solutions
Job Description:
A key member of the management team for our major plants, the position is the focal point for financial planning and analysis, cost accounting and profit and loss statement control, and reports directly to the Plant General Manager with a dotted line to the Division VP of Finance. The group controller assumes the responsibility of the integrity of plant financial reporting and internal controls. Although a leadership role, this position is a hands-on, working manager function with individual contributor requirements as well as leadership and management responsibilities.
Some key responsibilities are to oversee daily operations of the Accounting department. Controls and monitors all company assets including inventory and fixed assets through cycle counting. The Group Controller also manages financial and SOX audits with internal and external auditors and provide recommendations for procedural improvements and assists management with negotiation and review of Long Term Agreements with customers. Leadership and the ability to lead teams effectively is a key qualification, as you are expected to provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
Preferred Qualifications: BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business, with an MBA or CPA; 10 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance in the manufacturing industry, and expertise in technical accounting, budgeting, planning, and internal control. This position is 40 + hours per week.
Being able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a team and be hands on, as well as being an excellent coach, guide, and key in the development of internal staff in a high pressure, fast paced environment is necessary.

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