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Corporate Controller

Industry: Aerospace

Location: Long Beach

Compensation: $175K – $200K

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

Global aerospace company, focused on launching satellites and integrating rocket systems, has an immediate opening for a Corporate Controller. This role will provide Accounting support for both the finance team and a broad range of teammates.
The Corporate Controller should be a hands-on person who will manage the monthly accounting close process, including corporate consolidation, financial reporting and working with external auditors and tax consultants.

Responsibilities include:

• Supervise all activities of the accounting group.
• Manage and conduct the monthly close process.
• Produce monthly financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
• Manage consolidations.
• Ensure the effectiveness of internal controls.
• File all periodic governmental filings (property tax, sales & use tax, etc.).
• Direct / Control all cash management functions.
• Manage accounting policies, procedures, processes and business systems.
• Assist with the corporate tax reporting.
• Review journal entries complete with necessary supporting documentation and schedules.
• Review account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
• Provide account analysis where necessary to appropriately determine accruals or other estimates to be recorded in the general ledger.
• Maintain multiple financial schedules to ensure monthly updates are made and properly recorded in the financial statements.
• Perform technical accounting research to determine appropriate treatment for a variety of transactions.
• Prepare and review supporting schedules for use in financial statements and/or footnote disclosures.
• Assist with the annual financial statement audit and working with our external auditors on various accounting issues as needed.
• Support financial planning and analysis on bid & proposal efforts and on new programs and projects.
• Perform data extractions & prepare reports to support financial statements.
• Prepare periodic regulatory filings and other regulatory requirements.
• Play a key role in general process improvements and process documentation for all facets of the accounting cycle as well as the continued development and documentation of our accounting policies and procedures.
• Cultivate internal relations at all levels by providing support and a high level of customer service.
• Support FP&A team during the monthly reporting and forecast processes.
• Hire, train and develop accounting team members.

Qualifications include:

• 10+ years of experience in overall accounting, with at least 3 to 5 years of experience at a Big Four public accounting firm.
• At least 5 years of managing an accounting team.
• Advanced knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, tax planning, banking, cash management, and cost control principles.
• Strong technical accounting skills including the ability to prepare accurate and timely financial reports.
• SEC reporting and SOX implementation experience.
• Demonstrated experience with accounting systems and practices. Oracle EBS experience a plus.
• Proven ability to present and explain financial data and analysis to both finance and non-finance audiences.
• Advanced intermediate level proficiency in all MS Office applications, especially Excel.

Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

A CPA is required for this role.

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