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Company: J.W. Speaker
Location: Germantown
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION:We are looking for a Controller to join our Accounting team. This position would be a great step up for someone looking to progress their career in accounting!

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE: You'll have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, along with 5+ years minimum experience, ideally with 1-2 years of external or internal audit experience and public accounting experience. You'll have a solid understanding of cost accounting and standard cost development, along with prior responsibility for general accounting and financial reporting.

This is a position that interacts with many different departments throughout our organization. As a result, we'd like someone who is both a comfortable communicator and an engaged collaborator! You may be living in the finance world, but it's still a fast-paced one at our company, and hustle and assertiveness are needed to be a success in this role. We would love to find a big picture thinker---someone who can draw connections and understand how things all fit together and impact each other. It's an important role in our company, and we want to find the right person who is passionate about accounting!


You will PERFORM by---

  • Managing month-end closing; regulatory compliance; and state payroll, sales & income tax compliance and administration
  • Managing costing, inventory reporting, and project accounting systems
  • Administering ERP and other critical systems access controls and reporting consistency
  • Managing the preparation of external audit work papers and administering tax & GAAP compliance
  • Leading and assisting with annual budget input and implementation of targets and metrics
  • Performing business insurance audit and premium reconciliation

    You will EXPLORE by---

    • Conducting financial statement preparation & analysis, account reconciliations, and root cause explanations
    • Overseeing and controlling spending, and providing analytical data and reports
    • Assisting the CFO by supporting analytical requirements

      You will INNOVATE by---

      • Providing cost awareness and advice regarding methods for achieving goals and metrics in each production zone
      • Serving as "watchman" by continuously checking for erroneous transactions requiring correction and establishing controls to prevent future erroneous transactions
      • Conducting continuous improvement projects (BPI) and active A3 problem solving

        We offer competitive wages and the following great benefits:

        • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
        • Short term & Long-term disability insurance
        • 401k with employer match
        • Paid time off, including Vacation, Sick & Personal Time, and 11 paid Holidays
        • Generous Profit-Sharing Plan
        • Tuition reimbursement & Scholarships
        • Development and Growth opportunities
        • Casual work environment for all associates
        • State-of-the-Art, temperature-controlled environment
        • And many more!

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: J.W. Speaker, Milwaukee , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Germantown, Wisconsin

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