Controller / HR Manager
We manufacture energy metering and measurement equipment for customers all over the world and includes in our client list, small electrical shops and Fortune 10 companies. We are keenly aware how our products help reduce energy use and improve efficiencies from the betterment of everyone. Now we find ourselves in need of a “can do it all” Controller / HR Manager. There are only 20 of us but we perform like a company of 100 – ask our competitors! We are not seeking a specialist to focus on one task, we need someone who enjoys a wide variety of ways to contribute to our continued growth.
Primary Accounting Functions Include:
•You already know the drill: Participate in monthly management meetings with engineering, sales, and operations. Provide front-line, on-going financial consultation to executive team in areas including costing & pricing computations, profit analysis, compliance, and budgeting.
•Manage one direct report who, frankly, does a lot of the heavy lifting for you.
•Honest and Accurate – You’re managing our money! You’d better be good at it.
•Prepare and analyze financial statements on a monthly basis, including income statement and balance sheet; along with supporting documentation.
•Manage our SAP “Business 1” accounting software to document business transactions. A/P and A/R. Prepare and post general ledger journal entries.
•Prepare twice monthly payroll with assistance of 3rd party payroll provider.
•Analyze product costs, margins, and profits. Work with Sales to define pricing.
•Build strong relationships with management team and staff to optimize financial results and accurately manage budgets and accounting systems.
•Proficient knowledge of GAAP.
•Excellent communication and technical skills.
•Be nice. Like the rest of us.
Controller Tasks include but are not limited to:
•Closing the finances monthly and annually.
•Overall responsibility of general ledger accounting, internal controls, working with external CPA, working with banking documents, understanding banking relationships and how to provide correct and accurate documents.
•Must understand, develop, evaluate, improve and implement necessary reports to clearly understand the financial position at any point in time.
•Establish and maintain systems within SAP “Business 1” software.
•Prepare financial documents for management on a regular, and irregular, basis.
HR tasks include but are not limited to:
•Recruitment and selection process for all employees
•On-boarding, manage training and development programs
•Performance management and disciplinary action
•HR record keeping and payroll processing with 3rd party
•Employee relations and management liaison
•Ensure compliance with governmental regulations, such as: EEO, ADA, FMLA/OFLA, etc.
•Assist staff in safety and OSHA regulatory compliance
•Further develop the department with regard to best practices, policies and procedures and performance standards in support of evolving company vision and goals.
•5+ years of progressive accounting/finance and HR experience is preferred
•Familiar with accounting software – SAP “Business 1” experience preferred
•Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite
•Quicken/QuickBooks experience helpful
•Ability to frame an issue and solve problems with long term improvement in mind
•Ability and willingness to dive into the details yourself
•Critical thinking and analytical skills
•Strong attention to detail and accuracy and ability to prioritize
•Ability to work with confidential information in a professional way
The position offers competitive pay, bonuses, 401k with company matching, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 120 hours of PTO in first year, FSA (Cafeteria Plan) and a great work environment. If you feel as though you can make a difference with us and have a lot of the above competencies, we would like to hear from you.
Please send your resume as well as a letter that includes why you think your interests match our desire to do good for the plant.