Controller

Location: Greater New Haven Area

Job Description: The Controller is responsible for all major financial accounting areas, including all phases of accounts receivable, general ledger and account reconciliations.  This daily posting and classification of all expenditures, discrepancy resolution; recording of payroll and related items and other JE’s; providing back-up for others in the accounting department; compliance with required governmental regulations and forms; assisting with the annual company audit; and generating management reports detailing costs and expenses as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Controlling all financial transactions as they relate to general accounting, accounts receivable, credit, payroll and accounts payable.
  • Supervision of the monthly close process and preparation of the financial statements including commentary and financial analysis.
  • Administration of the Company’s 401K and Profit Sharing plans.
  • Compliance with outside reporting requirements, including, but not limited to sales tax returns, 1099’s, 5500’s, SAM registration, and other regulatory matters.
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions and contract negotiations.
  • Supervision and development of staff in the finance department.
  • Coordinate with external auditors and tax preparers during annual audit and state and federal tax return preparation.
  • Cash flow analysis and banking relationships.
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets.
  • Development of incentive plans.
  • Establish credit lines for customers.
  • Maintain active certification as a “Woman Owned Business”.
  • Working closely with all disciplines and servicing a business partner.
  • Enhancing and implementing policies and procedures that identify and resolve accounting issues and ensure appropriate level of internal controls.
  • Maintain books and records for an affiliated company.
  • Other assignments from CEO as they may occur.

Qualifications:

  • AS / BS Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, with MS Office proficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization.
  • Experience with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning system or the equivalent preferred.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a variety of roles and assignments.
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