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Assistant Controller

Company: Alamo Group
Location: Selma
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Bush Hog, Inc. is currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Controllerto join the Bush Hog Team in Selma, Alabama.Bush Hog, Inc., a member of the Alamo Group family of companies, is the leading North American manufacturer of rotary cutters, finishing mowers, landscape tools, and tractor-mounted implements used in the agricultural market. Located in Selma, Alabama for over 70 years, Bush Hog's products have earned an enviable reputation for their ruggedness and durability in the most challenging work environments.To apply for this position go to Bush Hog Inc. offers competitive salary, benefits and relocation assistance.For additional information about Bush Hog, Inc., please visit our company website at or check out our Facebook page.Requirements:Bush Hog is one of the most recognized and successful names in the Agricultural Market. The Assistant Controller is a key position in the Company and will support and contribute to the company goals of profitability, return on investment, inventory turnover, and accident prevention. The Assistant Controller will lead all day to day financial activities and be responsible for providing performance metrics, analyzing operational results, and managing annual budget and 5 year forecasting processes. Position assists in providing assistance and guidance with Audit requests and represents the accounting function within the operation. Reports to the Plant Controller.Essential Functions of the Job:Supervise and mentor the accounting department staff.Oversee chart of accounts, general ledger, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with GAAP.Assist in month-end, quarterly, and annual closes.Manage operational data and ensure financial data's integrity and accuracy.Assist in costing activities, including annual re-costing and pricing processes.Manage the budgeting and forecasting process.Maintain internal controls and safeguards for assets.Maintain a documented system of accounting policies, procedures, and work instructions.Identify and implement continuous improvement plans within the organization.Lead and be part of project teams both within the accounting department and outside the department.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):Accounting and budgeting including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.Technology - advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications, advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software - JD Edwards, Vena experience a plus; ability to extract and interpret data from various sources.Ability to multi-task and have the foresight to plan and delegate accordingly.Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.Strong organizational and time management skills.Manufacturing industry experience preferred.Core Competencies for Leaders:Leading Change / Change Management: Ability to drive improvement of team, division, and corporate goals and objectives through people. Ability to balance change and continually strive to improve business performance.Leading People / Teamwork: Ability to design and implement strategies which maximize employees' potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the team, division, and corporate objectives.Communication: Ability to explain, advocate, and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner, and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. The ability to develop internal and external networks and identify the issues that impact the work of the organization.Business Acumen: Understands and interprets business financials and metrics, and utilizes latest business strategies. Focuses on outcomes and creates opportunities for success. Acquires and utilizes human, financial, material and information resources effectively.Results Driven: Ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through planning and the implementation and evaluation of business metrics, systems, policies, and program; stressing accountability and continuous improvement.Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.Minimum 5 years' experience of relative accounting experience, preferably in manufacturing.Advanced degree and/or certification highly desirable.Working Conditions:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods.Must be able to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays as required to complete job requirements.Required to wear personal protective equipment while performing work in production area.

Keywords: Alamo Group, Montgomery , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Selma, Alabama

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