Controller

  • Location
    Lynnwood , Washington
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

An outstanding pole and framing manufacturing company in Lynnwood is currently hiring for a Controller, to oversee an awesome team of 4. The Controller that has been in the position previously is retiring and we are recruiting for their direct hire, full-time position.

Job costing is going to be an important aspect of the role, as is leadership and your tremendous math skills. If you have any experience in a construction company…Wow! We really want to talk to you!

You must have previous experience as leader of others in an accounting role to be considered for this position and you must also be a US citizen, as Visa sponsorship isn’t possible with this company.

The company has a great benefits package including medical, dental, a 401K, health saving account, life insurance and PTO. It's also a small office of under 15 people and it's been in business for around 45 years.


Top twenty duties in this role would include:
1. Forecasting, budgets and comparative analysis
2. Cash management
3. Analysis of growth opportunities and acquisitions
4. Cost control
5. Ensuring the company has adequate systems and procedures for the control of cash and protection of company financial assets
6. Ensuring financial statements are properly presented and analysis of key accounts completed, including identifying possible problem areas
7. Establishment of accounting procedures within branch offices
8. Monitor insurance coverage and notify President of any deficiencies
9. Monitor payroll compliance with applicable company policies and laws and coordination of employee benefit plans, workers compensation claims, etc.
10. Analysis of job costs; identify problem areas and possible solutions
11. Prepare sales/excise tax reports and city B&O reports; supervise the preparation and payment of payroll taxes
12. Ensure all other financial or payroll reports required by outside agencies are filed in a timely manner (garnishments, census, disability reports, etc.)
13. Balance bank statements and maintain account balances
14. Direct and maintain cash investments, such as purchase of commercial paper
15. Maintain depreciation schedule and asset listing
16. Review all general ledger account balances
17. Balance accounts, prepare journal entries and close month end and year end
18. Coordinate year end review by outside CPA firm, and any other financial review by bonding companies, insurance companies or government auditors
19. Supervise activities and training of A/R, A/P and PR/ personnel, including recommendations to the President for hiring, termination, work schedules, job assignments and wage reviews of all personnel in those departments
20. Be the “last defense against stupidity”. Regardless of the department or work area of the company, the Controller must at all times be aware of the application of company policies and procedures and must take action to enforce them or notify the President.

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