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Financial Controller-Food Industry

Relevante, Inc.
Los Angeles, California, 90022, United States
December 06, 2018


Job Description:

Our client is looking for a seasoned controller to play a critical role in our accounting and finance function, maintain performance of daily accounting functions.


Direct the cost accounting function, taking responsibility for a cohesive and accurate result across all cost accounting areas

Ensure performance of A/P and A/R processes by establishing critical KPI measurements; enforcing accountability and initiating corrective actions

Review journal entries and other accounting transactions, maintain overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger, and ensure the financial statements are US GAAP compliant

Active role in weekly financial estimates and month-end close processes, as well as preparation of financial reports

Analyze financial statements and other reports to ensure accuracy of reporting

Identify opportunities to improve processes and minimize inefficiencies.

Provide support across all business functions as it relates to financial reporting or analysis

Assist annual audit and any other audits.

Assist with inventory control and counting procedures.

Qualifications and Skills

Strong Accounting experience (at least 10 years) with steady employment

Strong knowledge of US GAAP, general auditing standards and internal controls, and financial analysis tools and techniques are required

Manufacturing industry experience within Food Service industry is required

Strong Microsoft Excel and experience with ERP systems

Able to develop environments that ensure accountability and success

Proven ability to build successful teams

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance