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  • Job reference: RMS0218674


  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/11/2019
  • Duration: permanant
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The Role:
Job Title: Controller
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: Competitive Salary + 20% bonus potential
Job Location: La Vergne, TN 37086 (Nashville suburb)
Reports to: EVP of Finance

Benefit package offered: Employee offered standard company benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, term life insurance, accidental death benefits, STD/LTD, and eligibility to participate in a safe harbor 401(k) plan.

Why work here?
This is an opportunity to play a critical role inside one of the leading manufacturers of consumer foam products to retailers like Casper, Ikea, Serta Simmons, Macy's, Kohl's, and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Job Overview
This position will be responsible for all financial processes for the U.S. The Controller and team will also be responsible for all cost accounting, inventory, bill of materials, auditing, and financial reporting.

Job Functions/Responsibilities
* Develop and maintain all financial controls, including but not limited to cost accounting, inventory, bill of materials, auditing functions, and reporting processes.
* Manage and oversee all financial functions and all U.S. based financial staff.
* Ability to build and develop a strong team.
* Responsible for delivery of monthly forecasts, moth-end close, and in-depth analysis of data.
* Accountability for day-to-day inventory management, as well as periodic inventory counts.
* Report out on all ROI (Return on Investment) for all major accounts.
* Perform in-depth analysis into problem areas as well as areas of opportunity.
* Ensure timely and concise transfer of information to all levels of the organization.
* Partner with Operations to ensure maximum cost savings and identify and monitor process improvements.
* Responsible for monthly and annual budgets.
* Identify key accounting issues and propose action/resolution.
* Implement a process of performance metrics in all areas of business.
* Verify business case for all major capital expenditures, ensure control of expenditures for projects, and monitor ROI.
* Ensure statutory compliance with all local law and practice.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Skills/Experience
* Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA and/or CPA a plus.
* 7-9 years of progressive experience in accounting/financial role preferred.
* Experience with cost accounting/manufacturing environment required.
* 2-3 years' experience as Controller with companies ranging from $150M to $200M revenue.
* Demonstrated ability to transform process and develop effective financial controls.
* Excellent communication and leadership abilities.
* Strong team player.
* Proven track record of achievement of financial performance improvements and results.
* Experience working with a global environment dealing with different cultures a plus.
* Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder.
* Must reside in Nashville, or within a reasonable commute.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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