Role details

Controller

Philadelphia   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Partnering with VP to develop short and long term objectives
  • Manages the financial planning process for the business unit supporting rolling

About Our Client

Michael Page's client, a growing Philadelphia manufacturing company is seeking a Controller to report directly to the CFO.

Job Description

  • Partnering with VP to develop short and long term objectives, strategies and goals for the business while providing detailed analysis, in support of key growth initiatives and customers.
  • Manages the financial planning process for the business unit supporting rolling forecast, sales and operations planning, long-range strategy and resource planning and budgeting (Sales, Capital, Headcount, Operating Expenses).
  • Act as Liaison between business unit and finance organization driving collaboration, communication, and coordination with the Finance Organization (Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury, Internal Controls, Regional Finance) to ensure consistent global financial processes and practices.
  • Oversees and collaborates on related processes to ensure that managerial financial reporting is reasonable in aggregate and by product. Including:
    • Inventory management
    • Cost accounting and inventory valuation
    • Establishment of reasonable material, labor, overhead rates
    • Detailed understanding and analysis of direct and indirect expenses
    • Understanding of Regional and Corporate allocations and how the Business Unit can influence them

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business, Accounting, and/or Engineering, MBA and 5+ years of experience in a global manufacturing environment with increasing degrees of responsibility.
  • Strategist who is financially, business and commercial minded
  • Proven track record of identifying cost savings opportunities and efficiency gains
  • Experience building business plans
  • Participated in a corporate S&OP process
  • A leader with a high level of collaboration, research and analytical skills
  • Strong communicator
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision

What's on Offer

Immediate Start- Competitive Hourly Wage

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