controller in morgan hill

angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services
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US$ 180,000 - US$ 225,000 per year
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morgan hill, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 180,000 - US$ 225,000 per year
7 Years
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angelo hatzistratis, tatum executive services

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job summary:


Currently working with an established, growing high tech manufacturing company of 120M in revenue that is looking for a Controller to run the whole division. This company is part of a multi-billion dollar conglomerate with deep pockets and resources. The position will manage a team of 6 between accounting & finance and will handle all general accounting, cost accounting and inventory accounting, AP, AR, Payroll and FP&A functions. Will have 2 managers under it as well as a handful of staff. There will be a number of key projects coming up over the next year that this person will get involved in as well as helping to continue to grow the division. Qualified candidates will have 7-10+ years of experience in general accounting, cost accounting and some FP&A. Please apply for further consideration.

location: Morgan Hill, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $180,000 - 225,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years

We are seeking a Controller for our client in the South Bay. This position is responsible for leading the finance and accounting group reporting to the Vice President of Finance and also directly supporting the Managing Director of US as well as his key functional reports. Key areas of focus will be general and cost accounting, financial reporting and analysis, financial planning and forecasting, internal controls and capital investment proposals. Oversees staff of approximately 6-7.


  • Responsible for strategic and annual financial planning. Work closely with the Morgan Hill departments (Sales, Operations, R&D) to ensure an adequate business planning process is in place at all levels.
    • Ensure the appropriateness of the key assumptions in the budget and the forecast process and provide advice to management with regard to these matters.
  • Accountable for the finance & accounting department including payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Key focus on credit & collection as well as managing shared accounting service center for US operations.
  • Provide cost accounting and inventory controls support for manufacturing.
  • Maintain a strong internal control environment. Identify potential weaknesses and implement improvements. Align with corporate policies.
  • Support the reporting requirements of corporate as well as the business units by providing timely and accurate management information (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually).
    • In depth review and analysis of financial statements and management reporting including variance analyses.
    • Appropriate communication of the results to stakeholders ensuring proper understanding of the results and its drivers.
    • Provide metrics and financial analysis to assist management in assessing current business.
    • Create and maintain financial models to accurately predict forecast results and provide management timely data to maximize performance.
  • Evaluate proposed capital investments for financial impacts. Monitor and report on capital spending progress.
  • Coordinate and oversee annual financial audit and disclosure statement.
  • Oversee and coordinate tax provision process and relationship with external tax consultants.
  • Develop, mentor and inspire staff members.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other sites.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting with CPA/MBA preferred.
  • 7 + years relevant experience in a manufacturing/engineering environment.
  • Broad experience with both management and financial accounting skills.
  • Solid analytical and systems skills with a hands-on & can-do attitude.
  • Strong cost accounting and inventory management skills.
  • Strong IT skills including MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word; experience with MS Dynamics AX preferred.
  • Excellent People management skills with ability to communicate on all levels.
  • Reliable, patient and persistent with a positive attitude.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design skills.
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges.
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode.
  • Highly organized and has very effective time management skills.
  • Ability to develop and motivate teams to produce high quality work product within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
skills: General Ledger, Cost Accounting

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