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Controller (BC26628) in Milwaukee, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Controller (BC26628)

Our client is a rapidly growing food manufacturing company that was voted a Best Place to Work and they are currently looking for a Controller to join their team.  With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.   The company boasts a team-oriented culture, brand new headquarters, summer hours and other great amenities for their employees!  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Controller will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Controller will prepare reports to summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  • Oversee and manage all general ledger activity.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process.
  • Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Direct preparation and presentation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Support external audit activity as required.
  • Establish and maintain effective and efficient internal controls over accounting and financial reporting functions including documentation of accounting and control policies.
  • Comply with local, state and federal and multi-national government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Effectively manage financial staff including hiring, developing, motivating, mentoring and retaining staff.
  • The Controller will perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Controller should possess the following:


  • The Controller will have 10+ years’ accounting experience; manufacturing experience required. Prior public accounting experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.
  • The Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer