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Assistant Controller

Charlton, MA · Accounting/Finance
  • Salary in the $100 - 140,000 range + bonus potential.
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 

Our client is a multinational medical device company that manufactures and markets surgical instruments and endoscopes. The company employs over 6000 people worldwide and is worth multi-billion dollars. The Company is a pioneer in this field, and it established its presence in the Americas in 1971. Charlton, MA facility is home to over 700 people and is crucial to the Company's overall success.

The finance team in Charlton, Ma is recruiting a talented accounting professional that brings demonstrated financial reporting experience, proven management skills, and an appetite for continuous improvement to the organization. This individual will build upon the team’s existing strengths, develop plans for future improvement, and be looked upon as a future leader of the finance group.

This Position Involves the Following: 

The Assistant Controller’s initial scope of responsibility will include ensuring proper overall general ledger accounting in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as responsibility for specific accounting areas, as determined by the Director of Finance. The Assistant Controller is the primary driver of the accurate and timely monthly reporting, G/L closing process,  including timing, scheduling, reconciliations, and coordination with others in the  Finance or other departments in the Company. This position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy and timely distribution of various internally used reports for the Company’s management and for the Parent Company in  Germany. 

Other responsibilities include active participation in the planning and preparation for the annual budget process and annual financial and other audits. This position is also responsible for maintaining the accuracy and timely distribution of various internally used reports for the Company’s management and for the  Parent Company in Germany.  This position is responsible for managing the team that handles the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Payroll activities. 

Who Will Be a Great Fit?  
  • 8 + years of relevant accounting/ finance experience and in areas such as financial reporting, audit, pricing, costing, payroll, and accounts payable and receivables are necessary; a strong understanding of GAAP is critical;  prior audit experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated management/supervisory capabilities are required
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred; Business transformation and prior experience leveraging technology is  critical to success in the role 
  • Prior experience in a business that uses advanced technology tools is required; existing tools include SAP; reporting tools such as SAP for HANA, Bower BI, Hyperion, Essbase or Cognos, and PC software applications, in Excel, Access, and  Word.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting is required; a certification (CPA  or CMA) and/or an advanced degree is preferred; 

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

Brian Hughes
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