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Milwaukee Company Seeks Controller

The Company is a profitable, growing, privately held equipment manufacturer, closing in on $20MM in sales, located 30 minutes south of downtown Milwaukee. The Controller will be part of the management team to help take the company to much higher levels of sales and profitability. The environment is professional and family friendly and the backlog is healthy and growing.
Salary range is in the $90,000-$105,000 range with potential incentive and a strong benefit plan.
Job Title: Controller FLSA Status: Except
Department: Accounting Reports To: President
Prepared By: President Prepared Date: 5/20/20
Approved By:   Approved Date:  
Under the direction of the President, the Controller directs the financial activities of the organization, prepares financial analyses of operations for the guidance of management decisions, and maintains and coordinates health insurance and other employee benefits.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
  1. Establish and maintain policies, procedures and practices relating to the management of all accounting related functions including cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit policies, billing, general ledger, and fixed asset accounting.
  2. Maintain our relationship with our outside accounting firm, bank and insurance company(s).
  3. Assist in planning and establishing economic goals and objectives for the company.
  4. Prepare reports, which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income and expenses based on past, present, and expected operations.
  5. Prepare departmental and company-wide budget; monitor compliance throughout the year.
  6. Prepare financial statements.
  7. Make state and federal tax payments.
  8. Advise management about business insurance coverage including property, workers compensation, liability, etc.
  9. Monitor daily bank deposits.
  10. Maintain cash balance.
  11. Oversight of AR and AP staff
Work with and back up HR on
  1. Compile attendance report to include vacation days, sick days, or any other absences.
  2. Document workers compensation incidents, etc.
  3. Provide orientation of new employees.
  4. Explain company's health insurance coverage, 401k and other employee benefits.
  5. Advise management on healthcare insurance.
Supervisory Duties
Directly supervise employees in the accounting department. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Requires bachelor's degree in accounting from a four-year college or university and five years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment to include financial statement preparation.
Experience with Workwise TCM ERP, is a benefit but not required.
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write reports and business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information to management.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested? Contact: Rick Perrin, Partner, B2B CFO® at or 608-576-3773