205419 - Controller

Chipton Ross is seeking a Controller for a direct hire opportunity in Plainfield, IN.

The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of accounting activities of the Account Department. Assignments include researching support, compiling and posting month-end journal entries, completing balance sheet account reconciliations, ensuring compliance with internal controls. Respond to non-routine complex inquiries in assigned areas requiring judgment and the application of GAAP and Client Logistics policies, procedures and practices.

o Meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements.
o Prepare annual budget.
o Contributes to departmental goals, sets & implements departmental procedures to ensure accuracy and timely reporting requirements are met.
o Ensures proper internal controls are in place and monitored through monthly self-testing.
o Examine accounting records.
o Analyze financial statements for areas of revenue improvement and cost control.
o Ensures month end close is performed timely, compliant, and accurate as well as quarterly, and year end close processes.
o Assist Accounting Department with projects, research and system related tasks as assigned.
o Compile and provide audit support as requested by auditors.
o Provide functional advice or training in the department.
o Analysis and Projection for Investment decision paper for WH expansion
o Drafting Investment Decision paper
o Analysis and challenge the operational and financial results of the sites
o Guarantees adherence to the Budget for each site, anticipates deviations and defines the necessary corrective actions
o Pro-actively delivers the local financial analysis needed to support site-level decisions (quarterly performance reviews)
o Monthly and Quarterly comments for results basis inputs from accounting team and business
o Presents the Financial Analysis: analyzing the contracts of the clients.
o Monitors the management of the resulting actions.
o Oversees financial validations of existing client portfolio
o Promotes cross-site improvement by proposing new initiatives (for example, continuous improvement)
o Develops performance analysis by benchmarking with other companies or within the client Group
o Develops, whenever possible, performance comparisons between sites and spreads best practices

Required Experience:
o 5+ years of management experience required in accounting, preferably in Freight Forwarding or 3PL
o 5+ years of experience as a CPA
o CMA &/or MBA a plus
o Excellent communication
o Strong desire to learn and grow.
o Bachelor's Degree in accounting or equivalent experience highly preferred
o Strong Leadership skills
o Team player with ability to work with cross-functional teams and all levels of management
o Ability and experience in managing others and prioritizing work
o Ability to train and instruct others on how to perform tasks
o Accustomed to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
o Languages: English, Spanish and German is a Plus but not mandatory

CMA/MBA in Accounting required.

First shift, full time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Amy Shook
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x206 or (800) 927-9318 x206

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.