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Controller (BF26804) in Appleton, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Controller (BF26804)

Our client is a contractor services company that is 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, long-tenured employees, casual environment, and competitive benefits. They provide their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Controller will be very hands-on and will oversee the accounting and finance function. 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.
  • Perform regular detailed analytical reviews of sales, gross margins, operating cost and profit margins by served industries, customer, and value propositions.
  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close process.
  • Direct preparation of budgets.
  • Analyze operating results compared to the budget and to prior year.
  • Assist in development, implementation and interpretation of standard operating procedures.
  • Perform shop jobs product costing, profitability analysis, and production variance analysis.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws.
  • Coordinate annual audit process.
  • Leading, managing and directing a team in the areas of financial accounting & analysis, cost accounting & inventory, A/R, A/P, payroll, IT and insurance functions.
  • The Controller will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Controller will possess the following:


  • The Controller will have 10+ relevant years’ experience; construction industry experience or industrial manufacturing experience preferred.

•        Knowledge of GAAP accounting, financial statements, budgeting and forecasting, cost accounting and internal controls.

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products. Experience with ERP systems preferred.

  • The Controller will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting of Finance.
  • CPA preferred.


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