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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Confidential Jackson, TN

Jackson, TN
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: CONTROLLER REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) SUMMARY Responsible for the overall accounting operation, including financial reporting and budgeting. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Overall operation of accounting, including financial reports and budget. Oversight, management, and evaluation of accounting staff (including payroll administrator). Assure that accounting personnel are properly trained, motivated, and directed to fulfill their responsibilities. Review all journal entries for financial statements Analysis of financial statements and preparation of special reports Review accounts payables and receivables for accuracy Evaluate credit applications and oversee collection efforts. Maintain insurance records (property, casualty, fleet, workers comp, etc.) and provide information to obtain insurance quotes. Prepare government and regulatory tax filings. Direct company s annual audit. Comply with company policies and procedures. Additional duties as assigned by management. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Undergraduate degree with focus on accounting and/or finance Five years managing financial/accounting department Three years experience in manufacturing related environment Proven ability to analyze financial statements and identify potential problems Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following: CPA Experience in the corrugated industry Experience in cash management Good communication skills LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial statements, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts, and government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, vendors, customers, and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, volume, and net present value. Ability to evaluate financial alternatives and recognize and interpret financial trends and performance. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. TECHNICAL SKILLS Computer literate (MS Office including Word and Excel as well as accounting software) Proficient knowledge and application of accounting principles Knowledge of tax codes and regulatory requirements Quality standards both ISO and QS WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear and sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES The individual must posses the following: Superior time management skills including the ability to manage multiple issues concurrently and the ability to lead an effective and efficient meeting. Superior communication and teaching skills in order to function effectively as a teacher for his/her accounting personnel. Excellent crisis manager who demonstrates that he/she has a high emotional control under adverse conditions and can lead his/her personnel to a successful resolution. Excellent employee relations skills including being an active listener, understanding how to appraise personnel, applying both positive and corrective feedback, being able to resolve conflicts either involving the supervisor directly or as a third party, understands and demonstrates positive motivational skills including coaching and delegation techniques. Demonstrated confidence including providing a consistent leadership style with an acceptable level of professional assertiveness. Professional appearance to support his/her role as a managerial representative. PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS The performance of the Controller will be measured as follows: Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the areas of quality, cost, safety, planning, customer satisfactions, supervision, efficiency, and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manager. Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor. Employee relations The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her skills and advancements in the areas of motivational techniques and results, positive and corrective/constructive feedback, subordinate development and creating a positive work environment. Creativity This will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans