Scrap Metal Services, L.L.C., a growing and dynamic scrap metal recycling and processing company, is adding a Controller to its Burnham, IL location. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for managing the company’s Mexican joint venture and its Brownville Texas accounting operations. Specific responsibilities include:
Manage the Accounting & Finance functions– including account reconciliations, financial analysis, cash management, and sales forecasting.
Responsible for accurate, timely month-end reports to the CFO and applicable business unit personnel.
Direct and coordinate financial planning and budget management functions
Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance
Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget
Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
Requirements & Qualifications
Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in Accounting.
Experience in a manufacturing environment is desired
At least 10 years’ experience as a Controller in a multinational company, specifically working with Mexican operations.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and profitability analysis.
Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, team environment.
Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
High-energy self-starter as well as collaborative team player.
Effective, strong presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and accounting software is required.