• Location
    Union County, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Financial Controller for our client in Union County.  The ideal candidate should be out of the manufacturing industry with a specialization in food and beverage.  In this role you will work on-site and be the senior leader in accounting/finance.  Required skills included cost accounting, fixed asset maintenance, inventory control, and creating relationships with the operations team in order to drive productivity.


  • Oversight of critical accounting components such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Treasury, Fixed Assets, and Inventory
  • Supervise a staff of more than 5
  • Manage month end close, financial statement preparation and reports
  • Manage all budgeting, variance analysis, and forecasting
  • Preparation of all financial reporting to share with operations team in order to drive decisions
  • Cost Accounting analysis including labor, overhead costs, and COGS
  • Inventory Accounting analysis including controls
  • Interact with external auditors and tax teams
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Masters’ degree or CPA preferred
  • 8+ Years’ Experience in a Controller Role
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry, ideally within food and beverage
  • Strong leader with excellent communication skills and ability to create relationships with operations team
  • Ability to work on-site
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of ERP System such as SAP
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make recommendations for process and finance improvements
  • Compensation


    If you are interested in this position or any other Accounting and Finance career opportunities, please apply and contact Kellie Sclafani at


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