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Controller/CFO - Rapidly growing start up

Company: Specialized Recruiting Group
Location: Duluth
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Are you ready to take the reins as our Financial Executive and drive our rapidly growing startup to new heights? This is your chance to be a key player in our exciting journey!Position: Financial ExecutiveSupervisory Responsibilities:In this pivotal role, you will oversee and guide the Accounting Department, which forms the financial backbone of our organization. You'll lead a dynamic team responsible for managing critical functions like accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and payroll. But that's not all you'll also be at the forefront of our talent development efforts, overseeing training programs and identifying opportunities to nurture our team's skills and expertise.Duties/Responsibilities:1. Master of Manufacturing Know-How: Dive into the heart of AWCo's manufacturing processes and take charge of managing key aspects of our cutting-edge ERP system. You'll be the wizard behind the scenes, ensuring SKUs, bill of materials, and the general ledger operate seamlessly.2. Architect of Financial Integrity: Build and maintain a robust system of accounting policies and procedures that serve as the bedrock of our financial security. Implement stringent controls to minimize risk and safeguard our financial interests.3. Financial Visionary: Imagine being the visionary who ensures our financial reports are not just numbers but a reflection of excellence. You'll oversee the production of periodic financial reports, ensuring they comply with the highest standards of generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.4. Trailblazing Benchmark Setter: Propel our company forward by recommending benchmarks that will be used to measure our performance. Your insights will guide us on our path to success.5. Budgeting Maestro: Lead the charge in producing our annual budget and forecasts. You'll be the first to identify significant budget differences and provide timely reports to our eager management team.6. Financial Maestro: Elevate your financial analysis skills to an art form. With a keen eye for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations, you'll be instrumental in shaping our financial strategies.7. Auditor's Ally: Collaborate with external auditors, offering them the support and information they need for the annual audit. You'll be the go-to expert in ensuring a seamless audit process.8. Team Builder: Play a vital role in shaping our dream team by assisting with staffing and onboarding processes. You'll help us welcome and nurture top talent.9. Administrative Dynamo: Take charge of personnel administration, managing personnel files, tracking vacation and attendance, and skillfully processing new employee onboarding and benefits administration.10. Compliance Guardian: Uphold the highest standards of compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements. Your diligence will ensure we operate within the boundaries of the law.11. The Extra Mile: Embrace the unexpected by performing any other related duties necessary for our collective success.Required Skills/Abilities:Leadership Luminary: Your excellent management and supervisory skills will inspire and lead our team to greatness.Communication Prodigy: Your ability to convey complex ideas with excellent written and verbal communication skills is second to none.Organization Virtuoso: With your exceptional organizational and time management skills, you'll keep our financial operations running like clockwork.Financial Wizard: Proficiency in accounting and tax preparation software is a given for you.Tech Savvy: Your familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software will empower you to excel in your role.Education and Experience:Academic Excellence: A Bachelors degree in accounting or business administration is the stepping stone to this incredible opportunity.Proven Expertise: With ten years or more of related experience under your belt, you're ready to shine.Certification Prestige: While not mandatory, a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation would be the icing on the cake.Physical Requirements:Desk Dynamo: Your prolonged periods of desk work, computer wizardry, and keyboard prowess will help steer our financial course.Strength and Stamina: Occasionally lifting up to 15 pounds won't be a challenge for someone as capable as you.Ready to Roll: Your ability to travel as needed will ensure you're in the right place at the right time to drive our success.This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join our tight-knit, world-class team at the forefront of a rapidly growing startup. The salary is competitive and truly reflective of your skills and expertise. Are you ready to be our Financial Executive and play a vital role in our exciting journey? If so, let's talk!

Keywords: Specialized Recruiting Group, Duluth , Controller/CFO - Rapidly growing start up, Accounting, Auditing , Duluth, Minnesota

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