A growing manufacturer in the East Aurora, NY area is hiring a Controller!! Manufacturing or Ag experience preferred!

  • East Aurora, NY
  • $120,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Kyle Beard
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A bit about us:

Our client is part of a 137-year-old grain and commodity trading business that also operates livestock feed manufacturing and trans-loading facilities in seven states and exports grains and commodities to Mexico, the Pacific Rim and the Far East!

Why join us?

Our client is one of the nation's premier providers of feed, grain and commodity inputs.
  • Retirement Options
  • PTO/Holiday/Vacation
  • Great team moral

Job Details

The Controller position will be responsible for directing and overseeing all accounting and finance functions applicable to the division.

  • Strong understanding of Grain and Commodity Trade accounting, including mark-to-market, inventory, billing, and receivables.
  • Strong understanding of component cost accounting for manufacturing unit.
  • Oversee all day-to-day accounting functions, including grain accounting, A/R, A/P, inventory.
  • Direct the preparation of the monthly and year-end financials statements, ensuring a quick and accurate close.
  • Reconcile margin projections by revenue managers to actual P&L results. Provide feedback to revenue managers regarding any variances.
  • Compile mid-month and end-of-month gross margin and consolidated projections
  • Ensure balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly with supporting documentation.
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting process.
  • Provide routine contract and pricing audit reports to grain merchandisers and merchandiser assistants for review.
  • Provide routine gross margin analysis reporting to feed-mill group.
  • Coordinate capital expenditure accounting, including project cost projections, setting depreciation rates, monitoring construction in progress, and - reviewing the asset schedule for accuracy.
  • Ability to lead accounting and administrative team by directing daily responsibilities of staff, conduct staff meetings, supervise staff and adhere to HR policies.
  • Present financial and analytical reports to the leadership group of the division, as well as periodic presentations to corporate leadership groups.
  • Be a safety leader by following safety policies and directing staff to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Understand all administrative and accounting functions in order to recommend improvements to processes.
  • Ensure proper internal control procedures are in place for all business activities.
  • Assist with annual audit as directed by the corporate office.
  • Maintain compliance with external agencies, including state tax departments, local property taxing agencies, grain licenses, motor vehicles departments, etc.
  • Oversee coordination and compliance with UCC/EFS liens on first handled grain purchased from farmers.
  • Assist General Manager and Executive group with ad hoc reporting, projections, and business analysis as needed.
  • Assist General Manger with business modeling for potential revenue opportunities.
  • Coordinate with IT on system updates, improvements, and technology (i.e. cell phones, laptops, desk terminals) needs for division staff.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting or related business field
  • Minimum 5 years of financial leadership and management experience
  • Grain and feed industry knowledge or experience with mark-to-market accounting is strongly desired
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with management, team members, and support staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
East Aurora, NY
Job Type
$120,000 - $150,000