interim controller in portage

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contact
nick wilkins, tatum executive services
job type
contract
salary
US$ 75.00 - US$ 80.00 per hour
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job details

posted
location
portage, indiana
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
contract
working hours
9 to 5
salary
US$ 75.00 - US$ 80.00 per hour
experience
10 Years
reference number
446469
contact
nick wilkins, tatum executive services
phone
312-499-4365

job description

job summary:

Tatum's client, a private equity backed specialty packaging company based in Columbus, OH is looking for a strong, hands-on Interim, possibly interim Controller to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-paced, quickly evolving company to be an instrumental member of the team in promoting company growth and vision in a booming industry!

 
location: Portage, Indiana
job type: Contract
salary: $75 - 80 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 10 Years
 
responsibilities:

As the Interim Controller, daily responsibilities will include: close the books in an accurate and timely fashion, deliver on Bank reporting, work with credit agreements, manage cash, etc. Primary duties of a solid Controller. In addition would like some critical thinking that comes with working in a PE owned company.

 
qualifications:

Required Criteria:

  • Minimum of 10 years of proven experience in Controller, SVP, or Director level positions with hands-on responsibility with both operations and accounting functions
  • Experience working in the packaging and distribution industry and managing the accounting and finance of a $30M+ organization as a Controller
  • Ability to work through the abstract and determine what the company needs to track financially and how to track it
  • Previous experience working with a Private Equity parent company at the portfolio company level in a leadership position
  • Financial reporting: primarily including the management of an annual financial statement audit (due to lenders within 120 days of year-end), preparation of monthly financial reporting (internal and due to lenders within 45 days of month-end), preparation of quarterly financial reporting and compliance certificate (internal and due to lenders within 45 days of quarter-end), intramonth results, and any other key financial metrics
  • Financial forecasting: primarily including preparation of the annual detailed budget (a more conservative version is also due to lenders within 30 days of the commencement of each year), and intramonth performance forecasting, and reforecasting as needed
  • Financial analytics: primarily including review of GL accounts to identify and communicate concerning trends, anomalies, etc.; analysis of pricing and profitability by product, customer program, etc.; identification of opportunities for margin enhancement or cost savings; and identification of opportunities for improvement of controls/processes; and returns analysis to justify capital investments in facilities, equipment, etc.;
  • Add-on acquisition due diligence and integration planning: while HCI will conduct the preponderance of acquisition due diligence, this person will participate in certain elements of the planning and integration process, primarily including evaluation of potential cost synergies, financial systems integration, and finance and accounting staff integration;
  • Cash/liquidity management: primarily including communication of Express' daily cash/liquidity position to HCI; management of the planned conversion to a new CIBC cash account (CIBC is Express' senior lender); management of A/R collections and A/P payments functions; oversight of purchasing activities (e.g., supplies, capital equipment, etc.); and management of current A/R factoring arrangements;
  • Insurance/benefits/risk management: primarily includes management of insurance and benefits programs and renewals. Insurance includes both personnel health and property and casualty)
  • Oversight and development of a finance and accounting staff: this person would oversee and manage the current finance and accounting staff (which currently consists of a junior controller/bookkeeper, A/R associate, and A/P associate, all of whom are located in Newcomerstown, OH) and make suggestions to augment/enhance the staff as needed prudently in accordance with the needs and anticipated growth of the Company.
  • Travel as needed to Newcomerstown, OH to work with the other staff (bookkeeper, A/R clerk, A/P clerk, and the current COO/CFO who has a good lay of the land) and execute these responsibilities.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Local to New Philadelphia, OH, Columbus, OH, West Chicago, IL.
  • Packaging experience

We are interested in speaking with you about this opportunity. To be considered, please reach out to Nick Wilkins (nick.wilkins@tatum-us.com) at Tatum.

 
skills: $0-50 million

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

skills

$0-50 million

qualification

Required Criteria:

  • Minimum of 10 years of proven experience in Controller, SVP, or Director level positions with hands-on responsibility with both operations and accounting functions

  • Experience working in the packaging and distribution industry and managing the accounting and finance of a $30M+ organization as a Controller

  • Ability to work through the abstract and determine what the company needs to track financially and how to track it

  • Previous experience working with a Private Equity parent company at the portfolio company level in a leadership position

  • Financial reporting: primarily including the management of an annual financial statement audit (due to lenders within 120 days of year-end), preparation of monthly financial reporting (internal and due to lenders within 45 days of month-end), preparation of quarterly financial reporting and compliance certificate (internal and due to lenders within 45 days of quarter-end), intramonth results, and any other key financial metrics

  • Financial forecasting: primarily including preparation of the annual detailed budget (a more conservative version is also due to lenders within 30 days of the commencement of each year), and intramonth performance forecasting, and reforecasting as needed

  • Financial analytics: primarily including review of GL accounts to identify and communicate concerning trends, anomalies, etc.; analysis of pricing and profitability by product, customer program, etc.; identification of opportunities for margin enhancement or cost savings; and identification of opportunities for improvement of controls/processes; and returns analysis to justify capital investments in facilities, equipment, etc.;

  • Add-on acquisition due diligence and integration planning: while HCI will conduct the preponderance of acquisition due diligence, this person will participate in certain elements of the planning and integration process, primarily including evaluation of potential cost synergies, financial systems integration, and finance and accounting staff integration;

  • Cash/liquidity management: primarily including communication of Express' daily cash/liquidity position to HCI; management of the planned conve

responsibilities

As the Interim Controller, daily responsibilities will include: close the books in an accurate and timely fashion, deliver on Bank reporting, work with credit agreements, manage cash, etc. Primary duties of a solid Controller. In addition would like some critical thinking that comes with working in a PE owned company.

educational requirements

Bachelor's degree