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Site Controller

Company: Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:


  • Manage accounting operations including A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory/Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition to ensure all financial and accounting transactions are processed to established standards and completed within targeted deadlines.
  • With support of the accounting shared service, oversee monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records.
  • Refine, maintain and develop recommendation to management to ensure the integrity of operating standard cost system by performing a range of costing analysis and reporting including but not limited to:
    • material costs and labor/overhead rates
    • standard costs versus actual manufacturing costs
    • cost of sales, cost trends and drivers for cost fluctuations providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting cost and profitability of products or services
    • purchase price variance (PPV) and manufacturing variances
    • develop and monitor labor efficiency dashboards by value stream
    • excess and obsolete inventory
    • rates of scrap, return, manufacturing expenses, depreciation by analysis of profit and loss statements and manufacturing variance reports
    • develop income statement by value stream
    • Ensure the accuracy of inventory through coordination of regular cycle counts, annual physical, periodic review of work-in-progress (WIP) and regular analysis of required reserves
    • Manage capital projects and forecast cash flow impact
    • Assist in the preparation and review annual operating budget and periodic forecasts including income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows
    • Prepare and review a full set of financial statements and make recommendations to improve business operations based on thorough analysis
    • Support annual external audit
    • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
    • Review accruals and provisions on periodic basis
    • Lead auxiliary and subsidiary accounts reconciliations
    • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to provide interpretation of reports and analysis findings
    • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAREDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:
      • Bachelor's degree (BS) in Accounting. Master's degree or CPA preferred.
      • Minimum 8 years' experience in accounting
      • Minimum 5 years in manufacturing, high matrix environment as facility Controller
      • Experience in Aerospace and/or low volume/high mix environment preferred
      • Experience with Government Contracting and FAR / TINA requirements is a plus
      • Proficient in MS Excel, automated accounting/financial reporting systems and ERP
      • In-depth knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP)
      • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes
      • Demonstrated accomplishments of improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business by processes optimization, developing standards and establishing internal controlsCOMPETENECIES REQUIRED:
        • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
        • Excellent relationship building and maintenance of business partnership across all levels of the organization and superior customer service capabilities
        • Demonstrated project management skills
        • Capable change management agent in a dynamic and changing environment
        • Demonstrated skill as an effective leader, communicator and collaborator; passion for developing talentWe are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Ledgent Finance & Accounting, Los Angeles , Site Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Lakewood, California

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