Assistant Controller at Red Lion Controls, Inc.

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: York, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a business that genuinely values entrepreneurialism, innovation and individual accountability? We focus on our customers and are proud of the difference our technology makes. We partner with some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the world and our technical innovations are used to enhance well-known brands across multiple industries.

Position Summary

The Assistant Controller is responsible for key areas of our financial accounting, reporting and internal controls systems. The incumbent provides oversight and direction to a team of professionals in support of their tasks, providing insight and opinions, and help to implement / drive company initiatives. Works closely with the Controller, Financial Reporting & Analysis Director and the Accounting Manager to coordinate workflow, provide assistance on accounting related matters, and to help the overall functioning of the Finance Group.

Essential Job Functions

  • Endorse, support and model the Company's core values of:

    • Be true - We believe in absolute integrity. It's how we win for stakeholders, the environment, and each other.

    • Own it - We believe in teamwork and keeping our promises. It's how we build our brands and businesses.

    • Aim high - We believe in being bold and positive. It's how we perform at our best and achieve greater success.

  • Manages the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing and reporting processes and deadlines for multiple entities in accordance with established accounting guidance ensuring compliance with applicable IFRS requirements.

  • Oversees the Accounting & Reporting activities conducted by our Senior Accountants, which include but are not limited to General Accounting, Payroll & Benefit Accounting, Capital Expenditure Process (CapEx & OpEx), Fixed Assets, Income Tax Accounting, Treasury Functions, and Inter Company Accounting.

  • Tasked with various compliance objectives related to local, state, and federal laws regarding finance, tax filings, and statutory reporting requirements. Assists in ensuring the company complies with all additional legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Participates / supports annual Insurance Renewal process, Sustainability Reporting requirements, Lease Accounting transactions, and Management and Group Finance ad-hoc requests.

  • Maintains 3rd Party Rep commission reporting and payment reporting processes including the related BI reporting dashboards. Responsible for the finance owned aspects of the Ship-and-Debit sales process related to requests, approvals, claim submissions, claim validations, adjustment reviews, and payment authorizations.

  • Supervises the Credit and Collections Specialist who is responsible for customer master data maintenance, credit limit establishment and monitoring, collections activity, and credit memo / product return processing. Prepares necessary financial justification write-ups to support high dollar credit limits for our larger customers.

  • Works and coordinates with our Accounting Manager and team that is tasked with overseeing Transactional Accounting activities which include but are not limited to Invoicing, Accounts Receivable, Remittances / Cash Book, Accounts Payable, Employee Expense Reimbursement, and Intra Company Accounting.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field: CPA and/or MBA.

  • Progressive levels of experience, including leading others, within a manufacturing oriented company.

  • Exceptional proficiency in Excel and experience working in modern ERP system(s), experience with the IFS ERP system is a plus.

Essential Traits

  • Strong problem solving, judgment, and organizational skills. Highly focused and able to execute on one-off projects as well as on routine tasks. Ability to multitask and self-prioritize work.

  • Aptitude for building strong working relationships across all levels and departments within the company. Patience to work with a variety of people with varying technical level skills.

  • Naturally curious about how organizations scale. Possesses business acumen, strong analytical, trouble shooting, problem-solving, and project management skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management of two (2) Senior Accountants and one (1) Credit & Collections Specialist

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Certified Public Accountant

  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and business experience that includes supervision of others.

  • Exceptional proficiency in Excel and prior experience / exposure to modern ERP system(s).

  • Demonstrated strong self-initiative and self-motivation, curiosity and creativity in identifying and implementing solutions to complex issues, and a devotion to detail and follow-up as required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, analytical, and anticipatory skills to effectively interface with all levels of management and staff, customers and outside business contacts.

  • Ability to work and function independently in a team environment with a high degree of confidentiality.

  • Proficiency with the English language, written and verbal.

Working Conditions

  • Regularly required to talk and hear

  • Occasional travel - local and other Red Lion facilities

  • Office environment with minimal lifting requirements (25 lbs.)

Employer's Rights

The job description does not list all duties of the job; employees may be asked by Company management to perform other duties. Performance evaluations, in part, will be based on performance of the tasks listed in this job description. Red Lion Controls has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment.
Unless defined in such a contract, employment with Red Lion Controls can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice at any time, at the option of the employee or that of the Company.

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