Controller in Charlotte NC

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Carolina Foods, Inc
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Charlotte NC
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Job Types:
Controller, Cost Accountant, Financial Analyst
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Carolina Foods, a Charlotte, NC based baked goods manufacturer, is in search of a self-directed and experienced Controller to oversee all financial and accounting activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for financial analysis, payroll, forecasting, financial reporting and overseeing accounts payable, accounts receivable and all other accounting functions in the office. This candidate also has deep understanding of Oracle based ERP systems and relational databases.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy work place, and is well-versed in working directly with senior management.

Carolina Foods is located in the heart of Charlotte in the trendy South End neighborhood, minutes away from uptown. Carolina Foods has over 400 employees and has been in business for 86 years.

Controller responsibilities and duties

  • Monitor the financial performance of the company
  • Compile and analyze financial reporting package
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with the company’s procedures
  • Provide leadership and support to accounts receivable, accounts payable department, and weekly hourly payroll
  • Prepare biweekly payroll for salaried employees
  • Work closely with IT managing and overseeing JD Edwards ERP system as it relates to accounting and inventory
  • Manage monthly inventory process

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager
  • Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis
  • Proven payroll experience, with a focus on streamlining accounting processes
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle based ERP systems and relational databases (JD Edwards preferred)
  •  Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
  • Strong cost accounting skills
  • Robust interpersonal and communication skills
  • Impeccable analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work closely with a senior management team
  • CPA highly preferred

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