September 21, 2016


Confidential - South Bend, IN

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  • Company
    Confidential Confidential
  • Location
    South Bend, IN
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    Full Time
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Job Description

Well established specialty products distributor has an opportunity for an experienced, hands-on Controller who is capable of performing accounting and financial reporting duties for a local employer with a national customer base. Reporting to the CEO/Owner of this privately held business, you will be responsible for day to day accounting functions; monthly closing; financial statement preparation; budgeting and forecasting; and analysis of key financial and operational results for the company. In addition, cost accounting; ERP enhancements; and process improvements will be critical aspects of this position.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter that can work with minimal direction. The organization has high transaction volume, a diverse customer base and a national distribution network. The position will also work closely with the President and the entire company leadership team. The Controller will be a key member of the management team that will be growing the company revenue by more than two times over the next five years through organic growth and acquisition.


* Provide hands-on accounting for all facets of the business and initiate process improvements for key areas such as ERP, costing and inventory control.
* Supervise accounts payable, billing, accounts receivable and payroll.
* Perform financial and operational analysis on the business (budgeting, forecasting, planning, trend analysis and cost accounting/pricing).
* Establish and manage controls for financial compliance and accuracy.
* Communicate financial and operational results regularly to company leadership team.
* Oversee the HR, Insurance, Cash Management and Capital Expenditures.


* BSDegree in Accounting/Finance: CPA preferred
* 7- 10 years progressive manufacturing accounting and leadership experience, including public accounting experience, would be ideal.
* Systems experience. Strong cost accounting knowledge and experience.
* M&A experience is highly desirable for this position.