Assistant Controller - Charlton, Massachusetts United States - 44914



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44914
Title: Assistant Controller
Job Location: Charlton, Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $125,000.00 - $140,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


                                                          Assistant Controller-Manufacturing

                                                                             Company

Our client is a global medical device company based in Germany that manufactures and sells endoscopes and surgical instruments. The Company is a multi-billion dollar business with over 6000 employees worldwide 

The Company is an innovator in the field and established its presence in the Americas in 1971. The facility in Charlton, Ma is one of the Company’s largest manufacturing facilities with over 700 employees at the location. It is a critical location to the overall success of the Company. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                             Assistant Controller- Manufacturing

                                                                                 Role

The finance team in Charlton, Ma is recruiting a talented accounting professional that brings demonstrated financial reporting experience, proven management skills and an  appetite for continuous improvement to the organization. This individual will build upon the team’s existing strengths, develop plans for future improvement and be  looked upon as a future leader of the finance group.  

The Assistant Controller’s initial scope of responsibility will include ensuring  proper overall general ledger accounting in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as responsibility for specific accounting  areas, as determined by the Director of Finance. The Assistant Controller is the primary driver of the accurate and timely monthly reporting, G/L closing process,  including timing, scheduling, reconciliations and coordination with others in the  Finance or other departments in the Company. This position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy and timely distribution of various internally used  reports for the Company’s management and for the Parent Company in  Germany. 

Other responsibilities include active participation in the planning and preparation for the annual budget process and annual financial and other audits. This position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy and timely distribution of various internally used reports for the Company’s management and for the  Parent Company in Germany. 

This position is responsible for managing the team that handles the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Payroll activities. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

                                                         Assistant Controller-Manufacturing

                                                                       Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting is required; a certification (CPA  or CMA) and/or an advanced degree is preferred; 
  • 8 plus years of relevant accounting/ finance experience and in areas such  as financial reporting, audit, pricing, costing, payroll and accounts payable  and receivables is necessary; strong understanding of GAAP is critical;  prior audit experience is preferred; 
  • Demonstrated management/supervisory capabilities are required;
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred;  ? Business transformation and prior experience leveraging technology is  critical to success in the role; 
  • Prior experience in a business that uses advanced technology tools is  required; existing tools include SAP; reporting tools such as SAP for HANA, Bower BI, Hyperion, EssBase or Cognos, and PC software applications, in Excel, Access, and  Word.

Education:
University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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