Stratford, CT 06615 | Perm
Our client, a successful growing manufacturing company is looking for an Assistant Controller to join their team. The Assistant Controller is responsible for ensuring all general and cost accounting activities are performed in accordance with regional accounting principles and policy; internal controls are properly established and being actively monitored; and financial reporting is complete, accurate and timely. He/she will ensure the oversight of controlling cost accounting record keeping in the other business functions and well as financial controls are adequate to safeguard from loss or other impropriety in inventory record keeping and labor/overhead usage.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES and ACCOUNTABILITIES:
At least 7 years total experience inclusive of factory accounting and or financial analysis experience in a manufacturing assembly operation, ability to advance to the next level rapidly.
Knowledge of standard cost setting, bill of materials creations, routing development. Standard cost setting includes material standards, labor calculation, overhead calculation and difference between variable, fixed and other manufacturing costs.
Experience with analyzing variance analysis: purchase price, invoice price, labor, fixed and variable overhead, engineering changes, production orders etc.
Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and able to partner with key manufacturing, purchasing, marketing and logistics management on a daily basis.
Highly motivated person who is willing to learn and be challenged by learning / spending time on the factory floor and with manufacturing management.
Above average abilities with accounting ERP software, Microsoft Excel. Prior SAP experience a plus.
University degree in Accounting or Finance required. Professional certification a plus.