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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Accounting Manager / Small Company Controller

South Saint Paul, USA


Job Description

Accounting Manager/Controller Job Description:

We are working with a smaller/growing SE Twin Cities Metro Manufacturing/Distribution company who is looking to hire a talented Accounting Manager/Controller for their team.  The Accounting Manager/Controller will function as the top Financial/Accounting representative for the company and will be part of the senior leadership team.  This hands-on leadership role will play a key role in supporting all financial/accounting elements for the company while also managing one direct report (AP/AR specialist). 


  • Oversee the day-to-day Accounting and A/P functions
  • Manage the month-end and year-end closing process
  • Responsible for maintenance of general ledger, cost centers, departments and financial statement mappings
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial statements at a company and business unit level
  • Assist with preparation of financial forecasts and budgets
  • Oversee and perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare daily cash flow and forecast
  • Primary contact for external auditors (financial and bank)
  • Oversee the fixed asset process
  • Manage sales and income tax compliance
  • Miscellaneous financial and operational reports as required


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 6 years of relevant accounting experience, 3 years in a supervisory role
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Experience with Sage or comparable accounting software a plus
  • Hands-on, results oriented professional with a proven track record of continuous improvement
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently in a small company environment


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401k & Roth 401k
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay

Company Description
CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management.

CFS has twice been named to Forbes' list of “Best Professional Recruiting Firms” and twice cited by LinkedIn as one of the “Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies.”

Role: Accounting Manager / Small Company Controller
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Location: South Saint Paul,

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