The Controller is responsible for effectively assisting key leaders in the Jacobs Vehicle System (JVS) organization in managing financial aspects of the business. Specific tasks include reporting monthly results, assisting in forecasting future financial performance in monthly forecasts, annual budgets and strategic planning processes, and improving Finance Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to drive results within the business and the team. Through innovative development, benchmarking, and proper implementation of policies and processes, the incumbent will have successful oversight of financial reporting, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
This role be with the JVS team in Bloomfield, CT. JVS is part of Altra (AIMC).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees all accounting requirements for the business (including financial close, internal and external audits, and various reporting requirements for corporate)
Establishes and enforces all control processes needed for safe and sound operation of the business
Coordinates the preparation of reports which summarize company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations
Lead JVS compliance efforts including Sarbanes-Oxley testing and documentation, Anti-corruption programs, internal/external audit efforts and adherence with corporate policies
Interprets and communicates the financial ramifications of business decisions and accounting changes to the Finance Vice President and other senior leaders to aid in future decision making
Assist Finance Vice President and Financial Planning and Analysis Manager with forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning
Drives continual improvement across the finance organization
Drive improvements in Free Cash Flow through effective working capital management of accounts receivable/payable.
Ensures accuracy and avoidance of accounting discrepancies and audit findings
Provide day-to-day leadership and supervision to the Finance team
Develop and mentor finance team members
The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.
Substantial working knowledge of US GAAP, auditing procedures, financial reports and data analysis
Possess strong business acumen
Strong organizational and management skills
Willingness to dive into the details to gain understanding of issues
Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures necessary to produce deliverables
Ability to guide and lead direct reports through performance management and skill development processes
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product
Ability to meet and establish deadlines with a sense of urgency; efficient and timely in submitting financial reports and creating financial solutions
Open and responsive to change within a fast-paced environment
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other finance-related major required
Minimum 5 years previous experience as a Controller or similar financial leadership position
5 years of manufacturing environment experience required
CPA, CMA or a Master's degree highly preferred
Public accounting experience preferred
JD Edwards and/or Hyperion preferred
EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].