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Controller

Company: LHH
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about making healthy food more affordable and accessible? Does having a culturally diverse workforce appeal to you? What about working for a company that truly values corporate responsibility? LHH Recruitment Solutions is searching for a full-time Controller at a high-growth food manufacturing company in Seattle that encompasses all these things! As Controller, you would oversee business expenses, prepare budget plans, and provide accounting and finance support to senior leadership. The ideal candidate has a background in consumer-packaged goods, comes with a strong working knowledge of GAAP for manufacturing, and is confident in building financial models through Excel.
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location & Worksite Type: Seattle, WA (Hybrid)
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accounting and finance activities
  • Manage month-end close including preparation of accruals
  • In charge of preparation for monthly/quarterly/annual financial statements
  • Provide reports on cash forecasts, pro-forma forecasts, and actuals compared to budget
  • Update leadership team with monthly reviews of financials
  • Spearhead top-down budgeting and forecasting process
  • Perform financial analysis (e.g., financial statement variance, pricing, costing) to prepare reports for senior leadership and board members with takeaways and recommendations
  • Develop and monitor operational KPIs and business performance metrics
  • Administer and evaluate the efficacy of accounting software and systems as necessary
  • Manage billing and collection to ensure timely cash collections
  • Assess and improve accounting and internal control systems
  • Oversee sales and income tax compliance and reporting; support annual tax audits
  • Developing and training accounting team members
  • Perform ad-hoc projects as necessary
    Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or relevant field
    • 7+ years of progressive experience in financial accounting
      Qualifications & Skills:
      • Highly proficient in Excel
      • Strong understanding of "trade spend" concepts and accounting
      • Knowledge of accounting systems (Acumatica ERP is a plus) and BI systems
      • Outstanding leadership and communication skills
      • Effective oral and written communication Compensation & Perks:
        • Salary $140,000-$160,000
        • Strong benefits package

Keywords: LHH, Seattle , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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