The Corporate Controller oversees the accounting, payroll and benefits, management information systems (MIS) and related administrative functions of the Company. The Controller is charged with monitoring the financial viability of the Company, instituting appropriate accounting controls, and exercising fiscal constraint to maximize the potential for business success. The Financial Controller receives broad direction from the CFO and Senior Management Team, develops Division work plans on both a short- and long-term basis, and resolves most problems independently. The Financial Controller must be above reproach and demonstrate the highest ethical conduct in the completion of his/her duties. This is a Confidential Position that handles sensitive employee and Company financial information that may be protected by State and Federal law.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties assigned as necessary:
Prepares reports required by State and Federal regulatory agencies, Company business forecasts, income statements and balance sheets, general ledger analyses and other financial reports.
Directs the preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, prepares justification and supporting documentation, and presents overview and analysis to the IEA Senior Management Team.
Analyzes various risks to Company and advises owners on risk management strategies including insurance options. Analyzes Company performance, formulates corporate economic strategies, and recommends courses of action to achieve/exceed corporate goals.
Manages Company assets, monitors resource allocations and advises on major capital expenditures.
Arranges for external audits of Company accounts.
Identifies potential cost-savings in the staffing and administration of the Company.
Prepares and presents data on IEA's Key Financial and Staffing Performance Indicators to the Senior Management Team.
Serves on IEA's Senior Management Team for financial and operational reviews.
Advises on the Company's cost savings initiatives and champions IEA's Six Sigma programs.
Maintains a positive, discrimination-free workplace for all employees.
Key skills, abilities and knowledge:
Ability to communicate (oral/written) with employees and others effectively.
Ability to direct and lead subordinates and others safely and efficiently.
Ability to plan, organize and direct multiple work activities simultaneously.
Ability to make oral and visual presentations.
Extensive knowledge of generally-accepted accounting and payroll procedures.
Working knowledge of HR practices and procedures.
Basic knowledge of MIS systems, current technologies and applications.
Extensive knowledge of specific accounting, payroll, and spreadsheet software and systems.
Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical and statistical concepts.
Ability to build and maintain positive employee and business relationships (in person/phone/e-mail).
Basic knowledge of IEA products, radiator assembly, construction and repair-parts, materials and methods.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and the ability to follow safe work practices.
Ten or more years of finance and HR administration experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field. An MBA is highly desirable.
Certificates, Licenses, etc.: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is desirable.