• Direct Placement
  • Wisconsin

Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Business Controller

Location: Wisconsin

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable




 Job Summary: 


The Controller manages the Finance and Accounting team and oversees financial statements, product costing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and asset management.





  • Manage and lead a collaborative, cohesive, and effective Finance and Accounting team consisting of finance, costing, payables, receivables, and asset accounting teammates.
  • Coach, performance manage, develop, and cross-train 6 – 8 direct reports.
  • Continuously improve finance and accounting processes.
  • Issue timely and complete monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements:
    • Profit & Loss
    • Cash Flow
    • Balance Sheet
    • Financial Forecast
  • Ensure that accounts payable are accounts receivable are managed timely.
  • Manage timely information sharing with banks and external financial entities.
  • Calculate budget variances and report significant issues.
  • Support and assist department leaders with budget preparation and management.
  • Ensure General Ledger and Asset Records are current and accurate.
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure financial performance.
  • Provide financial analyses for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.



Education, Knowledge and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred.
  • 5-10+ years experience in durable/capital goods manufacturing.
  • Strong background with standard/job cost accounting and inventory valuation.
  • Demonstrated budgeting, costing, estimating, and reporting experience.
  • Shareholder and bank relations and reporting experience are preferred.
  • ERP utilization experience.
  • Demonstrated financial, planning, analysis, and report experience required.


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