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Controller - North American Distribution Center 9/13/2016

Teleflex Olive Branch, MS

Company
Teleflex
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4135
AJE Ref #
576163669
Location
Olive Branch, MS
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Opportunity:
Develop, interpret, and report financial information concerning the Distribution Center (DC) in a timely manner to corporate finance and local management in compliance with specified requirements. Act as a member of the DC management team and support DC Management in making financially sound business decisions. Perform financial analysis and reporting for the L&D Operations.

Division Information:
The Corporate division is the central operating unit of the company setting strategy and policy and providing business development, finance, human resources, information technology, investor relations and legal support to the businesses. Company headquarters are located just outside of Philadelphia in Wayne, PA.

Position Description:
Position Summary:
Develop, interpret, and report financial information concerning the DC in a timely manner to corporate finance and local management in compliance with specified requirements. Act as a member of the DC management team and support DC Management in making financially sound business decisions. Perform financial analysis and reporting for the L&D Operations.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as a key member of the DC management team. Support them by providing financial expertise for decision making and analysis in all business areas, including:
Maintain the DC's accounting books and such other records as are necessary to meet external and management reporting requirements. This includes cost accounting, general accounting, inventory accounting, and accounts payable.
Review monthly general ledger information and check for errors. Make the necessary corrections and adjustments.
Meet monthly with department heads and provide and review their results. Summarize monthly results with DC Manager, and provide commentary on opportunities to improve cost base and identify areas of concern. Use the system to develop and distribute tools to assist management in understanding their financial results (e.g., Hyperion Retrieve).
Drive the monthly forecast process, working with DC management to understand DC activities and direction. Obtain answers to questions resulting from financial analysis.
Review all DC closed order variances (COV). Perform pareto analyses to identify the root causes of COV, and help direct activities to improve DC cost base.
Drive the annual budget process, including the identification of cost drivers and assisting each department head with their budget preparation.
Perform value-add analyses (on a self-directed and on request basis) and develop internal metrics to help management understand and improve performance.
Continue to work to identify and correct system issues.
Review inventory control procedures and ensure accurate, complete and valid inventory values.
Coordinate with the Director of Finance in the month, quarter and year-end closing process as follows:
Review preliminary closed order reports from the DC to detect and correct errors before closing.
Other responsibilities as communicated
Coordinate all aspects of DC's annual physical inventory counts. Plan, conduct and summarize the results of physical inventory counts, and assist in developing and accessing cycle count capabilities to provide sound inventory control and management.
Participate in process improvement initiatives as necessary and ensure the integrity of internal controls over financial applications supporting L&D operations.
Formulate or recommend proposals for policies on accounting, cost accounting, tax matters, the compilation of statistics and the preparation of financial reports.
Adhere to and ensure the compliance, all Company policies, rules, procedures and housekeeping standards.

Requirements:
Education/Experience Required:
Four year college degree in Accounting.
Higher level education desired or CPA, CMA certification.
Five to six years experience in Cost Accounting.
Good analytical and communication skills and spreadsheet proficiency.
Must possess a strong knowledge of cost accounting, variance analysis and generally accepted accounting principles.
Must also have experience with Operations information systems.
Experience with activity based costing, total quality management techniques and budgeting is preferred.
Able to travel domestically and/or internationally.

Company Information:
Teleflex is a global provider of specialty medical devices used for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. We serve hospitals and clinicians in more than 130 countries with well known, trusted brands in vascular access, general and regional anesthesia, urology, respiratory care, cardiac care, and surgery. We also provide products and services for device manufacturers. Our products are designed to cost effectively provide clinical benefits and enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety.

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.