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Robert Half Controller in Hudson, Wisconsin


Our client is seeking a Controller to join their team. They are a PE owned manufacturing company that is around 100MM+ in revenue. This position will have 2-3 direct reports and will have a team of approximately 10-12 reporting to it. They currently have around 400+ employees. They are working hybrid both currently and in the future. This is an industry leader and this opportunity does have potential for upward mobility.

As a member of the leadership team, the Controller must be a trusted and engaged leader focused on developing high performing teams, building, and sustaining efficient processes and controls, and addressing opportunities and challenges with trusted financials that facilitate accounting insights to drive informed operational decision making.

Primary responsibilities include oversight for all daily accounting operations including ensuring accurate and timely closing procedures. The Controller will improve, implement, and manage controls to increase accuracy of financial reporting, and safeguard the financial assets of the organization.

The Controller will be a player coach leader to the accounting team, engaging, building, and developing a high performing team with a “trusted partner” and service mentality. It is essential they role model excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong cross functional partnerships

Essential Duties:

  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely financial statements

  • Oversee general ledger activities including payroll, expense, reconciliation, and variance analysis

  • Oversee accounts payable team including Capital Equipment request process

  • Oversee accounts receivable team including credit, billing, and receivables

  • Ensure efficient and robust system of controls over accounting transactions

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system and accounting chart of accounts

  • Be an authority and credible communicator, internally and externally, of accounting information

  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

  • Partner with FP& A to drive reporting, analysis, forecasting and proactively raising opportunities and risks to improve the organization’s financial health (profit, cash, etc.)

  • Provide accounting analyses as needed, for capital investments, pricing decisions, sales expenses, operational cost efficiencies, etc. to senior leadership

  • Manage expense reporting process and proactively raise cost management insights

  • Audit: Coordinate information to internal and external auditors for the periodic audits

  • Tax: Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings



Degree in Accounting

CPA or public accounting preferred

Manufacturing is required

Supervisory experience

Posted by Rick Harrison at Robert Half – Find me on LinkedIn

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