• Location
    Edison, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 110000 - $ 130000

Controller job with a U.S. Leader located in Edison, NJ

Controller job requires 7-12 years of hands on accounting and finance experience with a small to medium size company. Offering great potential with an exciting and dynamic company experiencing tremendous growth. The company is looking for a business partner and wants a candidate who can be on the strategic executive team.

Salary Range up to 130k plus bonus

Responsibilities for the Controller job:

  • Responsible for assuring that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled in a timely manner and that accrual and reserves are within company and GAAP standards.
  • Main support for the CFO to complete corporate finance projects on an ad hoc basis.
  • Oversee financial management of distribution warehouse operations to include developing financial and budget policies and procedures and profitability
  • Development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization
  • Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures (including the cost improvement and improve spending costs), and analyzes and reports variances
  • Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.


  • BS Accounting,
  • 7 to 12 years of experience - preferably with a distribution/retail company.
  • Vendor management experience a plus including contract and payment terms. Strong inventory ¬†¬†¬†experience required
  • Must have very strong accounting skills, as well as the ability to analyze various aspects of financial statements, P&L and gross margins
  • The ideal candidate will be able to make sound business decisions as they relate to the balance sheet and the profit & loss statements. Candidate must be an intelligent, quick learner, who is self motivated, honest, and dependable.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of management and be able to professionally present their ideas, findings, and solutions.
  • Computer (specifically high level Excel) skills are required;