• Location
    Troy, Michigan
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Corporate Controller for a leading employer in Detroit, MI.  The controller will oversee accounting operations including financial reporting, periodic financial close, internal controls and participate in special projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the daily activities of the accounting department and manage and develop the accounting staff.
  • Participate in periodic financial close activities and prepare financial reports and ensure general ledger activity is performed in accordance with GAAP
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead finance transformation projects
  • Assist in the preparation of business plans and prepare financial forecasts.
  • Review, approve and track all capital appropriation requests
  • Work with internal constituents to coordinate, manage, and facilitate all periodic and annual audits, serving as main point of contact for external auditors
  • Oversee financial systems and any implementations, upgrades and enhancements
  • Assist in managing funding requirements and credit facility
  • Assist in preparing operating plans and perform business unit financial reviews
  • Assemble financial of information to insure complete and timely delivery of applicable models and cost analysis for new business opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including various special projects with business units.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; MBA plus; CPA is a preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of position related experience managing the accounting function Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and reporting systems. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  • Strong track record of working with various business unit finance leaders
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and project management capabilities.
  • Superior attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong systems aptitude and proficiency, including expert Excel skills.
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications is strongly preferred.

If you’re interested in this Controller opportunity or any other finance or accounting role upload your resume in a MS Word format for immediate consideration.