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Pelican Products Controller in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

SOUTH DEERFIELD OVERVIEW: The Divisional Controller is an independent, hands-on, and self-directed individual that can lead all aspects of the Accounting and Financial Planning & Analysis functions for the designated manufacturing facility. This position reports directly to the Vice President, Controller and will work closely with members of the Corporate Accounting, FP&A, Operations, and IT groups to support business objectives. WHAT YOU'LL DO: - Overall responsibility for the accurate and timely closing of the books, preparation of the monthly financial statements and accompanying management reports. - Responsible for all aspects of Cost Accounting, including annual standard cost rolls, development of labor & overhead rates and variance analysis. - Responsible for the development of the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasts. - Responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations ensuring compliance with the business' accounting policies and procedures. - Leads, trains, develops, and motivates accounting staff to maintain a high level of employee commitment and competence for sustained and self-reliant performance and achievement of departmental and organizational goals. - Primary point of contact for external auditors during the year-end audit for designated facility. - Prepares and/or reviews audit schedules. - Liaises with the other Divisional Controllers and the Corporate Accounting Group to ensure intercompany transactions are properly accounted for and the results of the division are appropriately reflected in the consolidated financial statements. - Identify and pursue strategic business initiatives that provide a meaningful contribution to the organization. - Works closely with the VP, Controller to identify and implement enhancements to the Company's internal control over financial reporting - Provides relevant accounting training to internal stakeholders - Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job. - Performs additional duties as assigned. WHAT YOU'LL NEED: - Degree in Finance or Accounting field. - CPA (or local equivalent). - 10-15 years accounting/finance related experience including full cycle accounting. - 5+ years of supervisory experience with the ability to hire, train, direct, develop and retain others. - Strong knowledge of GAAP requirements and accounting functions. - Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures. - Demonstrated expertise in Cost Accounting. - Experience using SAP. - Advanced computer and Excel skills including pivot table and advanced formula knowledge. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail. - Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision and effectively manage direct reports located overseas. BONUS POINTS FOR: - MBA Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law..

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