Business Unit Controller

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1893495327
Date Posted: 7/26/2022 12:41:38 PM
Location: Memphis, TN
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $115,000 - $120,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire a Business Unit Controller in Memphis, TN.

Salary: $115-120k

Position: Business Unit Controller (for industrial/auto business unit)

The Business Unit Controller oversees and manages the fiscal functions of the assigned business unit of the organization in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) while providing financial information about company activities that will assist management and its shareholders in making economic decisions about the company’s future.


Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs, and evaluates the assigned business unit’s fiscal function;
Provides accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits, and annual budgets;
Collaborates in strategic planning efforts and provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range plans;
Gathers, interprets, and prepares data, and provides recommendations and reports for executive committee review;
Oversees the activities of the Accounting Department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, including billings, cash control, employee expense reports, and customer relationship management;
Oversees projects to select, implement, and maintain applications to automate certain functions of the accounting department;
Establishes and maintains controls over inventory accuracy, completeness, and valuation;
Leads the budget planning process, and provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets and financial reports that will assist the President, Board, and senior management in managing their responsibilities;
Provides continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets;
Provides strategic financial input and leadership on decision-making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances, acquisitions, and/or mergers;
Effectively manages performance direct reports through consistent evaluation and feedback, while ensuring that individual performance objectives are managed and measured to encourage professional growth;
Works to optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiates needed strategies for improvement;
Develops financial reporting systems and controls to ensure compliance with company expenditure requirements and meet customer needs.
Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Will manage a team of 3 others
This position reports directly to the CFO

Required Skills/Abilities:

Undergraduate/bachelor's degree and CPA are required for this role certification(s);
Minimum of five years related work experience;
Big 4 or national public accounting experience;
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word, and Outlook and ability to learn and use company software.

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