Controller

130223 | Contract

This highly-skilled Controller/CPA/MBA has a diverse background leading organizations in the financial statement close and budgeting process within the manufacturing and distribution industries. Expertise includes assisting in process improvements and clean-up initiatives within challenging environments and partnering with organizations on operational effectiveness and financial statement improvement initiatives. Systems experience includes SAP, Sage 500, QAD, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Excel (pivots and v-lookups).

Additional qualifications include:

  • Led the month-end close and financial statement process including managing a team of transactional accountants focused in AP and AP, and being hands-on in the execution of account reconciliations, journal entries and variance analysis
  • Negotiated and established borrowing bases, monitored covenants, compiled monthly reporting and related banks to be sent to banks, as well as developed budgets with consideration of their borrowing basis
  • Created cash flow statements, cash flow forecasting and projections, and managed monthly borrowing bases
  • Assisted in the creation of financial statement budgets and projections, as well as plant operational performance metrics including developing KPI’s, assessing labor and overhead costs, profitability metrics, and assessing the reasonableness of the cost accounting through variance analysis
  • Performed budgeting, reporting, and ad hoc analysis of standard cost variances, customer variances related to price/volume/mix, and cost reduction analysis
  • Partnered with the organization to develop cost accounting structures including calculating labor and material costs, as well as margin considerations
  • Performed analysis around new capital projects to determine pay off period and benefits
Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accruals, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Billing, Budgeting & Forecasting, Capital Expenditures, Cash Applications, Cash Flows, Cost Analysis, Excel - Intermediate, Expenses, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets, GAAP, General Ledger, Great Plains, Income Statement, Insurance & Statutory Accounting, Inventory, Journal Entry Preparation, KPIs & Benchmarking, Management Experience, Microsoft Dynamics - GP, Month End Close, Policies and Procedures, Process Improvement, QAD, Sage, SAP, Year End Close
Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accruals, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Billing, Budgeting & Forecasting, Capital Expenditures, Cash Applications, Cash Flows, Cost Analysis, Excel - Intermediate, Expenses, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets, GAAP, General Ledger, Great Plains, Income Statement, Insurance & Statutory Accounting, Inventory, Journal Entry Preparation, KPIs & Benchmarking, Management Experience, Microsoft Dynamics - GP, Month End Close, Policies and Procedures, Process Improvement, QAD, Sage, SAP, Year End Close