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Financial Controller

Company: Flying Food Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

We are seeking a Controller to direct the financial activities for our Seattle, WA unit.
Essential Functions
--- Prepares and reviews monthly financial statements.
--- Responsible for preparing annual budgets and forecasts
--- Analyzes and prepares weekly Flash Forecast of sales and expenses
--- Directs all accounting functions and processes
--- Directs all locale accounting staff.
--- Reconciles General Ledger in SAGE
--- Ensures procedures are followed for proper account coding and prepares journal entries
--- Ensures reconciliations of the GL, Billing, and Inventory ledgers
--- Ensures updates are processed in Fairs Billing Database (prices, flight master, etc.).
--- Implements procedures and internal controls to ensure integrity of accounting records
--- Conducts analysis on food costs and costs of goods sold
--- Provides guidance and financial counseling to the unit General Manager.
--- Participates in Process Improvement initiatives
--- Mentors and trains accounting staff
--- Continuous weekly and monthly forecasts for revenue, labor hours, labor dollars and variable costs, Period P&L.
--- Review financial data to recognize crucial variances, identify underlying causes, and initiate corrective action(s) to support Operations and sales group(s).
--- Actual vs. Budget and Forecast variance analyses including explanation of weekly and monthly variances for: Food and product costs, Labor hours by department, Overtime by department, Labor costs by department, Wage rates, and Operating costs by line item.
--- Ad hoc analysis when required
--- Track inventory movement by customer, including those related to scrap, excess, spoilage and / or obsolescence.
Skills and Qualifications
--- Minimum of a B.S. degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
--- Must have organizational skills, be detail orientated and be able to multitask
--- Must have good communication skills, both written and oral
--- Manufacturing experience and/or Food Processing industry a plus
--- A minimum of 5-10 years broad-based Financial Management
--- Excellent financial management and leadership skills
--- Effective employee relations skills
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, specifically in Excel
--- Demonstrated ability to recognize and report out cost drivers and / or saving opportunities in a manufacturing environment.
--- Demonstrated ability to problem solve in an environment where root causes may be complex
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stand for long periods of time; and reach with hands and arms.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position.
Hours of work are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Flying Food Group, LLC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity plans, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, commuter benefit, retirement program 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and pet insurance.

Keywords: Flying Food Group, Seattle , Financial Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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