Assistant Controller

Princeton, New Jersey Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Growth Opportunities

About Our Client

I'm partnered with the CFO at a multi-million dollar manufacturing organization that is actively seeking an Assistant Controller to join their growing team! This organization has a wide range of applications within the Industrial Manufacturing, Medical device manufacturing, Food & Beverage, and Transportation industries where their products are used to drive global trade. This organization has been experiencing large amounts of organic growth and because of this they are looking for a strong Accounting & Finance professional to take on six direct reports and own the Accounting & Finance function for multiple entities across North America.

Job Description

  • Direct and manage financial activities for multiple entities, ensuring accuracy, integrity, and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures across all entities to maintain consistency and transparency in financial reporting
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements for the entire organization, providing accurate and timely reporting to stakeholders and senior management
  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation of individual entity financial statements, ensuring alignment with corporate standards
  • Collaborate with department heads and executives to develop annual budgets and forecasts for each entity, aligning with overall corporate objectives
  • Monitor financial performance against budgets, identifying variances and providing recommendations for corrective actions
  • Establish and maintain internal control systems to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and accounting principles
  • Conduct periodic audits and reviews to assess the effectiveness of internal controls and mitigate financial risks
  • Lead and mentor a team of accounting professionals across different entities, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement
  • Provide guidance and support to ensure the team's adherence to best practices and standards in financial management
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to analyze financial data, identify trends, and provide insights to support strategic decision-making
  • Drive initiatives to optimize financial performance, streamline processes, and enhance overall efficiency across entities

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Proven experience (2 years) in a managerial role, preferably overseeing multiple entities within a corporate structure
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and reporting standards
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting techniques
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced proficiency in financial software and ERP systems

What's on Offer

  • Above market compensation + Bonus structure
  • 401k Match
  • Amazing Benefits
  • Leading manufacturer
  • Fast growing company
  • Opportunity to lead and build out a team
  • Awesome team culture
Patricia Cox
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Patricia Cox
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