• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 18-055
    # of Openings
  • Position Summary

    General Summary:


    Currently hiring a Controller for the Huntsville location. 


    To insure the accuracy and integrity of all financial information generated and reported at the plant site.  Responsibilities include, and are not limited to, managing the day to day activities within the Finance Department, and providing operational financial analysis to all levels of management at the plant and corporate levels as needed.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions):


    • Manage the overall activities of the Finance Department.  This includes Payroll, General Accounting, Costing/Inventory, and Capital Expenditures
    • Advise, support, and direct all areas of plant and corporate management in accounting-related matters
    • Provide plant and corporate management with financial “tools” which will have an impact on decision making processes
    • Ensure proper internal controls are inherent, applied, and documented in all areas of responsibility.  Although not all inclusive, examples include:
      • Account reconciliations are performed and reviewed for all balance sheet accounts under plant responsibility
      • All journal entries are appropriately reviewed and signed-off
      • All calculations (reserve, holdback, etc.) are reviewed and signed-off
      • Segregation of duties exists in all functions
      • Vendor held inventory is appropriately confirmed on a monthly/quarterly basis
      • Operational cost walks are reviewed timely for presentation to management
      • Educate plant management and supervisors on financial-related topics (i.e. “check book accounting”, variance analysis, order integrity, etc.)
      • Build and develop finance staff to enact more efficient methods of handling day to day activities (i.e. evaluate the needs or “value-add” of each task; determine alternate, more efficient methods of accomplishing tasks)
      • Establishing job performance standards, expectations, and measures for all subordinates, including providing ongoing feedback for each employee relating to their performance against those expectations
      • Coordinate and take an active role in the following major initiatives within the Finance organization:
      • Ensure compliance of all company policies and procedures
      • Follows all plant safety rules and regulations.
      • Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:  
      •   Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission,  and Values and align functional goals and objects accordingly
      •   Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions,collaboration, and    team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels

    Skills and Education Required

    Educational Skills and Experience:


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


    Education: BS Degree in Accounting or Finance with 10+ years of manufacturing accounting supervisory experience required.


    Skills Required:


    Strong manufacturing accounting skills, especially in the areas of Cost and Inventory Management.  SAP experience highly desired.


    Strong administrative and interpersonal skills.


    Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.


    Ability to build and motivate a team towards the accomplishment of company and departmental objectives.


    Strong PC related skills including various Windows based software applications. Must be proficient in Excel/Word/Power Point software


    Solid analytical and problem solving skills.


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


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