Controller | Manufacturing | Wilmington

Wilmington Permanent USD100,000 - USD120,000
  • Opportunity to own the Accounting process in the US
  • Competitive Base Salary

About Our Client

Our client is a small Manufacturing company looking for a Controller to join the team to take over all accounting operations in the US. The company has been around for 80+ years and just opened an office in the US 5 years ago. This position will report directly into the President of the company and is based out of Wilmington.

Job Description

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The Controller will be responsible for the following:

  • Support and deputise for the President in the management of the business on a day-to-day basis
  • Own relationship with Banks, Insurers, IT, HR, third party payroll company and Property
  • Manage bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Support Commercial decision making - pricing etc
  • Full accounting responsibility for the company - Low volume but High value.
  • Production of full monthly accounting pack to Group timetable.
  • Work with Executive team in preparation of annual operating budget and forecasts.
  • Challenge costs and programs and provide input on increasing profitability
  • Create audit worthy month end close financial records
  • Establish and reinforce internal control systems
  • Work closely with tax advisors to ensure proper management of SALT & all other State and Federal taxes
  • Work closely with tax advisors and group auditors to ensure year end procedures are completed on time
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required by the President and the Group Board

The Successful Applicant

The successful Controller should have the following skill sets and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, Finance or Business Related Degree
  • 5 + years of Accounting experience in industry is preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge and an understanding of working in a Sales and Marketing environment is preferable.
  • Experience working with different accounting systems
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Can demonstrate successful delivery of projects
  • Ability to manage staff and influence within a small but growing team
  • Potential to travel within North America and to UK as and when required

What's on Offer

The Controller - Manufacturing will be rewarded with the following:

  • Base salary of $100,000-$120,000
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 4 Weeks PTO
  • 401(K) Plan with Employer Match
  • Added perks
Erin McQuillan
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Job summary

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Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
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