Controller

Charleston, South Carolina, United States Full-time

NBGHome is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of home décor products including custom and ready-made picture framing, lighting, wall décor, accent furniture and soft goods. We are currently seeking a Site Controller for our Quoizel Lighting Division in Charleston, SC.

 

You will oversee the accounting function of the site. A thorough understanding of distribution accounting in a standard cost environment and knowledge of budgeting processes combined with excellent analytical skills is a must. The ideal candidate will have a positive, “can do” attitude and leadership style, experience in a manufacturing environment, current CPA designation (preferred), and strong software skills.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform the monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close process and related preparation of financial statements comparing actual results to budgeted and prior period performance for the site.
  • Prepare management written discussion and analysis of operating performance by providing insights as to performance variances and identifying emerging trends.
  • Prepare various profit center and cost center analyses of product / customer / divisional / departmental profitability providing critical analysis to support the information reported.
  • Lead and coordinate the preparation of the annual financial budget and periodic forecast updates in an import and distribution environment.
  • Assess and analyze cost performance and related purchasing and distribution variances.
  • Provide recommendations for process improvement and financial policy enhancements.
  • Maintain chart of accounts and ensure general ledger account reconciliations are prepared on a timely basis.
  • Participate in monthly review meetings of financial and operational results.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field or equivalent experience and training. Typically requires a minimum of 5 years related experience. CPA preferred, along with a complete knowledge of GAAP.
  • 5+ years of expanding responsibilities in a manufacturing, supply chain, sales and distribution environment with multi-unit experience
  • Excellent computer skills and established ease at using MS Excel and Enterprise Resource Planning software.
  • Large company experience preferred but not required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to discuss financial matters across a range of both financial and non-financial management levels