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  • Ref: 299542
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Norwalk, CT
  • Industry: Consumer Products
  • Job Level: Managing Director
  • Pay: $130000 - 140000

Opportunity Description

We are currently partnered with an excellent company in Fairfield County that has been rapidly growing within the Consumer Products industry. They are currently hiring for a Controller, a key position within the Finance function of the company. This is a "hands-on" role that will report to the CFO and oversee the monthly/yearly close process along with financial reporting. The ideal candidate will have relevant controllership experience out of the consumer products industry. 

Job Duties

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Monthly Close and corporate accounting duties
  • Manage the financial reporting process
  • Implement accounting/finance policies and procedures while ensuring they are being executed appropriately with General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Sales & Use Tax, AP, AR etc
  • Prepare financial statements and monthly reporting; analyze, distribute and review appropriately
  • Coordinate with public accounting firms for audits
  • Generate ad hoc accounting and finance related reports

Experience & Skills Required

Controller Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance (MBA preferred, CPA a plus but not required)
  • Relevant consumer product related industry experience; ""Big Four"" public accounting also a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Comfortable working within a hands-on capacity in a high volume environment
  • Strong skills in MS Excel and different accounting ERP systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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