Assistant Controller

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posted 1 month ago

Position Summary:

 Fluresh is seeking an Assistant Controller to join our finance and accounting team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Reporting to the VP, Finance, the Assistant Controller will oversee the financial accounting and reporting function of the Company and will support management by providing accurate and timely information for operational and strategic decision making, and compliance with external reporting obligations. Our ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Strong financial acumen accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing costing principles; understand P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow dynamics

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a small team of individuals, accountable for the overall performance of the team
  • Manage all aspects of the General Ledger, support accounting team in the preparation and or review of all periodic accounting schedules and reconciliations
  • Own the corporate close calendar and oversee all aspects of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close and reporting process
  • Assist with the implementation of the ERP and other reporting tools
  • Oversee the processing of payroll
  • Work with the Senior Cost Accountant and Operations on tracking, auditing, and reporting matters of inventory at cultivation / manufacturing facilities and dispensaries
  • Work closely with Operating Units and finance/accounting teams to develop, educate, implement, and ensure compliance with internal controls, company policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual audit, any yearly compliance audits, and help manage the relationship with external auditor
  • Assist with 1099 preparation and various tax and audit requirements annually
  • Perform and document technical accounting research
  • Other duties as assigned

       Experience, Education, and Skills

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA strongly preferred
      • Requires 5+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
      • 1 to 2 years of public/private experience preferred
      • Must be familiar with cost accounting principles
      • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
      • Experience with financial accounting systems is a plus (Microsoft Dynamics)
      • Light travel required including occasional overnight stays
      • Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks
      • An entrepreneurial spirit that will enjoy working for start-up in a fast-paced environment
      • Capacity to work beyond your comfort level and desire to learn new skills
      • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner

      Job Features

      Job CategoryFinance, IT, Inventory Control

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