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Assistant Corporate Controller

Charlotte, NC · Manufacturing

This position can also be based in Hartsville SC

This newly developed position is expected to be the successor for our top accounting leader position and provides an opportunity for development into a CFO successor candidate.  In this role, you will work closely with the current incumbent and corporate accounting/finance team before earning full responsibility for all Corporate Controller / Chief Accounting Officer responsibilities.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Oversee and/or assist with the following corporate accounting and financial reporting activities:  general ledger accounting, periodic close processes (monthly/quarterly/annual) and preparation of consolidated financial statements for internal and external stakeholders (including Board of Directors and earnings release / investor relations activities)
  • Gain understanding of our SEC reporting and key accounting policies and assist in ensuring proper compliance with SOX and GAAP
  • Assist in development of internal control guidelines and technical accounting policies / procedures that can be applied consistently on a global basis
  • Work with both internal and external auditors throughout the year during financial audits and as needed on special requests / projects
  • Additional work scope includes involvement with activities such as acquisitions and divestitures, goodwill and long-term asset impairment analyses, and incentive plan metric setting and monitoring
  • Assist with ensuring integrity of global accounting and financial reporting, including appropriate information systems to maintain disciplined financial planning and control systems to accurately report performance
  • Continually evaluate opportunities to drive greater efficiencies and effectiveness in the accounting close process while ensuring a balanced workload within the organization
  • Collaborate closely with FP&A on developing process that allows for improved closing speed and detailed management reporting needs
  • Develop strong working relationship with key finance personnel for all domestic and international subsidiaries as well as our finance leadership team, functional leaders throughout the company and independent auditors
  • These responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional responsibilities

We Would Love To Hear From You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and an active CPA designation required
  • At least 15 years of significant accounting experience in a leadership capacity, preferably in a publicly traded company with a global manufacturing footprint
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP & Sarbanes-Oxley and experience working with Big Four auditors
  • Keen sense of establishing internal controls, creating internal & external reporting and developing global accounting policies and related processes. 
  • Demonstrated interest and experience with process improvements using a variety of tools including standard work, automation and elimination of non-value added activities.  
  • Proven track record of collaborating and building positive relationships with other finance and non-finance teams to effectively make recommendations, implement processes & policies, etc.
  • Strong business judgment applied to routine and complex financial and accounting issues and an exceptional attention to detail, strong initiative and critical thinking skills
  • Proven track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent, and leading a high performing corporate accounting/finance team
  • Integrity, credibility, and character with demonstrated moral and ethical behavior
  • Executive presence combined with a high degree of maturity and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite, general ledger software and financial modeling programs

This position is in a perfect location at our corporate headquarters in Hartsville, SC, and close to exciting destinations (Myrtle Beach, SC; Charleston, SC; Columbia, SC, and Charlotte, NC). Relocation assistance is available! (Can be based in Charlotte or other parts of the Carolinas)

Why You’ll Like Working With US

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