Assistant Controller

Hybrid Role - Great Benefits - Lots of M&A activity means quick room for upward movement!

  • Robbinsdale, MN
  • $130,000 - $145,000
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A bit about us:

With a purpose to make tomorrow a little bit better than today for each other, our customers, and our communities, we provide an environment where you can love what you do and be your best every day.

Why join us?

What you will enjoy being a part of a 2022 Top Workplace USA and Star Tribune Top Workplace 175 Team:

  • Full Time
  • Top-Tier benefits starting on your first day (including medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, 401k, Paid Parental Leave, voluntary accident, critical illness, hospital, and supplemental life insurance)
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance
  • 15 Paid Days Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing accelerated by YOUR performance
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work Your Way - ability to work remote

Job Details

We are seeking a dynamic and customer-centric Assistant Controller for our family-owned business. If you are ready to work in a fast-paced, growing, and dynamic environment, where you can do your best every day and make the world move by partnering with our valued customers, apply today!

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE (Overview & Key Responsibilities)

The Assistant Controller position is a unique hands-on role which provides a blend of engagement in strategy, hands-on responsibilities for complex accounting and modeling, and an opportunity to partner with a great team of business leaders. You will have input and influence on important financial decisions and strategies that fuels the continued success of a portfolio of companies.


  • Demonstrate excellent leadership behaviors and competencies consistent with our culture and values.
  • Manage the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of accounting and business analytics.
  • Serve as a change agent to drive process improvement across the holding company.
Strategic Partnership And Analysis

  • Report to business leadership on operating performance, financial position, and revenue and expense analysis.
  • Perform account analysis to ascertain accuracy, completeness and propriety of balances.
  • Lead the monthly review of income statement results with business leadership.
  • Assist, as needed, in due diligence analysis for M&A opportunities.
Accounting Operations

  • Oversee, and participate in, the timely and accurate completion of the month-end financial close and financial reporting processes.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are completed accurately, occur in accordance with management’s authorization, and are timely and accurately recorded in the company’s accounting systems.
  • Develop and maintain cost accounting systems and controls.
  • Maintain ERP systems to process transactions, capture and store data efficiently and accurately.
Internal Controls

  • Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures for the holding company.
  • Ensure financial statements are compliant with GAAP and any other regulatory requirements.
  • Manage annual financial audit and relationship with external audit partners.
  • Oversee tax compliance and tax provision, working with external tax partners.
  • Research and summarize relevant accounting guidance to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Innovate policies and procedures to safeguard company assets.
  • Perform other duties as required.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (Minimum Qualifications):

Four-year accounting degree required.

Experience And/or Training

  • 10-15 years of experience in an Accounting/Finance function, showing progression, preferably in a manufacturing or distribution environment, with preferably privately-owned companies.
  • 5-8 years of experience leading and developing high performing teams; demonstrated effective leadership skills.
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions as well as multiple business entities.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; the ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Results-driven approach with the ability to operate independently in making decisions and implementing change.
  • Strong leadership skills with enthusiasm, initiative, and a passion for results.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability, with a focus on process automation.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels.
  • Licenses/Certificates
  • CPA, CMA, and/or MBA preferred.
  • Technology/Equipment
ERP Systems experience.

Proficient in utilizing Microsoft tools, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Advanced Excel skills.

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Robbinsdale, MN
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$130,000 - $145,000