The DAKO Group Auburn Hills, MI, United States
Apr 20, 2017Full time
170300 Finance Controller Our customer located in Auburn Hills, MI is seeking an experienced Finance Controller for a direct hire position. The salary range for this position is dependent upon level of experience. There is also annual bonus potential, dependent on individual performance and overall company performance. Requires frequent travel to New Jersey for the first 2 to 3 months of employment for orientation and training purposes. Department: Finance & Accounting Reports To: CFO Main Function Undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance Controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management. Job Duties & Responsibilities Responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, administration, and audits of all company policies and procedures. Responsible for providing Technical Assistance in all aspects of finance and administration, which includes importation, logistics, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, reporting, taxes, and insurance. Responsible for reviewing the monthly financial statement closing. Maintain integrity of monthly closing cycle. Review all journal entries as to proper general ledger account classification. Review and analyze financial statements as to propriety of accruals, provisions and the integrity of monthly financial results. Responsible for reporting / payment processing of inter-company transactions. Responsible for review of monthly and quarterly account analysis to ensure adequacy of provisions and recommend corrective action when necessary. Responsible for the coordination and interface with certified auditors in all areas such as year-end audit, accounting principles, federal, state and local taxes, and government reporting. Responsible to assist in Special Projects (i.e. IRS transfer prices and corporate audits, State Tax audits, and various feasibility studies). Responsible for detail budgets and forecasts of assigned cost centers. Responsible for authorization for expenditures and purchase order assistance. Maintain chart of accounts and financial reports within Finance systems. Handle dealer inquiries that pertain to financial matters. Responsible for reviewing and approving petty cash reimbursement. Responsible for managing accounts payable and receivable personnel and related transactions including but not limited to: Review and oversee dealer credit and collection through A/R aging analysis. Prepare and process new financial institution applications – review of credit lines. Advise CFO as to dealer payment delinquencies and recommendation that dealer be placed on COD payment terms. Review and approve manual debit / credit advices where necessary. Maintain control of internal parts account. Responsible for the administration of the Fixed Assets system: Oversee entry of purchases into the Fixed Assets system. Review reconciliation of Fixed Assets purchases depreciation, and accumulate depreciation to general ledger. Review fixed assets schedule for external auditors.R Responsible for the administration of vehicle inventory: Maintain vehicle landed cost data and related accrual rates in the vehicle system. Oversee vehicle billing, MSO and cash draft preparation between dealers / banks. Reconcile monthly perpetual physical vehicle inventory report to general ledger. Responsible for insurance related matters pertaining to: Company healthcare and benefit accounting. Property, Casualty, Auto, and bond related policy renewal & other matters. Provide certificates for one-time insurance coverage. Prepare quarterly tax property values. Responsible for administration of tax forms, compliance, interface with tax auditors / inspectors. Specials requests from the CFO and global company headquarters overseas. Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field is required. Master’s Degree is preferred. CPA is preferred. Minimum of 8 years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Analytical skills. Presentation preparation skills. Required Travel 10% travel required. **** HOW TO APPLY **** Forward your resume in MS-WORD document format via separate email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “170300 Finance Controller” in the subject line of your email. Please DO NOT use the “Apply Now” feature. Only those candidates that are eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship will be considered. The selected candidate will be required to pass a Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, and must provide 2 to 3 Professional References (Manager, Immediate Supervisor, etc.). We appreciate your interest in The DAKO Group. After careful review and consideration of your resume, we will contact you directly if we are interested in pursuing a further assessment. PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES!