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Controller, US in Livonia MI

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Mastronardi Produce
Title: 
Controller, US
Date: 
09/10/2020
Job ID: 
CONTR03335
Location: 
Livonia MI
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Accountant, Controller, Cost Accountant
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Primary Function:
The Controller is responsible for preparing and reporting financial performance results to meet internal and external
financial reporting requirements, field inquiries and prepare periodic presentations of results. Assist the Director with
preparation of financial plans, forecasts, budgets, and the maintenance of its fiscal records. The Controller has
responsibility for ensuring effective financial controls. The position oversees the financial processing, reconciling and
reporting for the company and several its subsidiaries in the US.
Values:
To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the PRIDE values expected of all
Mastronardi Produce employees: be Passionate; have Respect; be Innovative; be Driven and strive for Excellence.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Prepare and review the month end financial processing, for Mastronardi Produce USA and various
subsidiaries, including reconciliation of accounts, preparation of supporting schedules, adjusting entries,
variance and ratio analysis and financial statement review
• Oversight and stewardship of spending to monitor spend levels versus budget with early identification of
items out of budget scope and other trends at variance to budget
• Performs analysis on cost of business activities and recommends opportunities for cost savings
• Have a vital role in the preparation of the annual budgeting process, including pre-budget analysis and
research
• Participate in the annual external audit, tax preparation and be involved with periodic regulatory requests
• Ensure that adequate management controls are in place to protect the owner’s assets. As appropriate,
design and document financial control policies and procedures
• Develop and mentor a team of professional staff
• Develop processes within the Finance Department to provide timely financial reporting and analysis,
operating/capital budgets and tax planning/compliance
• Identify key performance drivers (metrics) and opportunities that can be leveraged to improve the
organization\u0027s profitability and create value for all stakeholders. Implement a process for tracking and
measuring results both at the corporate and business unit level
• Assure a complete understanding of the accounting and legal ramifications of operating in international
business environments
• Determines depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advises management on desirable
operational adjustments due to tax revisions
Education/Background Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited University/college is required; master’s degree preferred
• Previous experience at an assistant controller level or relevant experience with a recognized accounting firm
is preferable
• CPA designation required
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
• Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to
accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary micro issues with a sense of urgency
• Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable interacting with executivelevel
management, present information and direction, and field questions from managers, employees and
external contacts
• Experience with Microsoft Navision or similar ERP system preferred
• Strong knowledge of local, state and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance to all relevant
statues and guiding principles
• Experience in the food and beverage industry is desirable
Working Conditions:
• Ability to travel between Canada and the US periodically
• Working conditions are normal for an office environment
• Use of company computer and phone

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