Robert Half Controller in East Brunwick, New Jersey
Robert Half Direct is partnering with a manufacturing company seeking a full-time Controller to join their team. The Controller to develop accounting policies and oversee all financial procedures of the company. As a Controller, you will monitor the company’s financial status, review quarterly and annual budgets and manage accounting transactions. Manufacturing and cost accounting experience is required.
Ensure accurate and timely reporting of business financial information in compliance with company policies and GAAP
Close books on a monthly basis
Provide Summary financial statements
Prepare Backlog report - Monthly Beginning and ending backlog
Report new orders - $ size, estimated margins, type of equipment and customer
Report shipped orders with actual margins vs estimated margins and on time delivery performance
Responsible for A/P and A/R function
Cash flow forecasting
Job cost tracking
Work with sales, engineering, procurement, and assembly prior to the start of jobs through close of jobs to track progress against cost sheets and delivery times
Monitor and report on overbudget and off schedule projects
Participate in quarterly meetings
Prepare annual budget / operating plan
Work directly with outside accounting firm to prepare taxes and annual review
Oversee employee benefit programs
Ability to manage teams – will have shared employee available to assist in HR and basic accounting functions
Work experience as a Controller or similar accounting role in the manufacturing industry
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and legislation
Hands-on experience with general ledger accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
Experience with cash management and risk assessment
Good knowledge of accounting software
Attention to detail
Ability to work with tight deadlines
Ability to manage teams
BSc or MSc in Accounting or Finance
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