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.
- 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.
- 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