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Finance Controller

Job Description

We are partnering with an Aerospace & Defense organisation who is seeking a Finance Controller to join their team based in Milwaukee, WI.

 

This position is responsible for preparing financial statements for each firm on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, covering income, balance sheet, and cash flow.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounting activities on a daily basis.
  • Prepare annual financial statements that are consolidated.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, including inter-company balances, on a monthly basis.
  • Inventory financial management, cycle counting, and inventory ledger-to-inventory-listing reconciliation
  • Create and monitor annual budgets, keep costs under control, and help improve operating margins.
  • Oversee the monthly closure process and ensure timely and accurate financial reporting both internally and externally.
  • Develop and maintain banking relations.
  • Preparation of reports in line with GAAP for annual audit by external auditors.
  • Ensure that accounting and financial reporting are compliant with GAAP and regulatory requirements on a consistent basis.
  • Organize, plan, coordinate, and oversee accounting staff's daily work.
  • Inspire and teach accounting employees, as well as conduct annual performance reviews.

 

Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required, with a CPA designation preferred and an MBA a plus.
  • Excellent accounting and financial knowledge.
  • Financial and operational auditing and analysis, cash management, budgeting, and forecasting experience are all desirable.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, problem-solving, and organisational skills, as well as the capacity to multitask.
  • Excellent written and vocal communication abilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of technology and commercial computer applications