Senior Corporate Controller in Taylor, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 7/22/2020

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Job Description

Senior Corporate Controller
Metro Detroit, MI

Our client is a growing fuel distribution company that seeks a dynamic, well-organized Senior Corporate Controller. As a Senior Director on the Finance & Accounting Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the following:

Senior Controller Requirements:
  • At least 5 years of recent, successful senior level experience (Controller, Director of Accounting/Finance, or similar experience) 
  • At least 8 - 10 years of successful career progression and accomplishments across (1) operational improvement, (2) management & leadership, (3) accounting, and (4) financial integrity
  • Detail-oriented mindset, ability to multi-task, prioritize objectives and deliver results
  • Energetic, collaborative, and inspirational leadership style
  • Successful track record of individual/team development, training, and change management
  • Organizational skills, commitment and follow through of execution/implementation
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with an ERP and/or large project software implementation – highly preferred
  • Previous experience with private equity a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or similar, relevant field

Senior Controller Description:
  • Ensure completeness and timeliness of routine monthly close, reconciliations and ledgers
  • Ensure proper controls are in place and maintained throughout finance, core systems and working capital areas to support financial integrity
  • Maintain strong relations with internal customers, peers, executive management and external stakeholders (vendors, customers, auditors, etc.)
  • Strive for continuous personal and team leadership development with an emphasis on core values, integrity and transparent communication
  • Continuous improvement mentality with high degree of motivation, self-starter, purpose driven and act as an agent of change
  • Monitor the preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Develop guidelines and procedures for internal control policies, activities such as budget administration, cash management, inventory management, asset management, transaction controls, timely payment, separation of duty and accurate accounting
  • Lead and manage team performing accounting functions 
  • Identify key metrics to measure and evaluate the financial/accounting processes and provide profitability assistance to other areas of the business
  • Demonstrate the organization’s values by delivering exemplary internal & external customer service
  • Provide development opportunities to improve the capabilities of your team
  • Lead personnel lifecycles including recruitment, retention and succession planning efforts
  • Deliver top-down leadership training
  • Develop and manage key metrics to support your team
  • Steward a safe work environment for your team
  • Demonstrate daily characteristics such as optimism, pride of job & company, showing team their value to the organization
  • Creating the right environment for the team to thrive and develop
  • Drive the company’s strategic vision and 5-year plan; prepare and deliver the accounting road map that aligns short term goals with the organization’s strategic plan
  • Communicate short-term and long-term objectives and actions throughout the organization 
  • Analyze the financial performance of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed
  • Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources
  • Steward collaboration with peers on the F&A Leadership Team to ensure that departments are working together efficiently and effectively

Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions. 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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