Controller / Financial Analyst – KSI – Cedar Rapids, IA

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$70,000 – $130,000 a year

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We have a client looking for a motivated Controller & Financial Analyst to join their team in their Cedar Rapids, Iowa office. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, be highly organized, and have excellent leadership skills with a positive attitude.

The Controller & Financial Analyst will develop processes to streamline accounting functions and operations, provide financial analysis and reports, train staff on business finance issues, promote regulatory, tax and GAAP compliance, and drive income generation. This position is a hybrid of a position where you will be doing the normal accounting functions but also the finance side of high-level financial and cost analysis through performing research, analyzing purchasing, forecasting, and developing models that drive profitability for a variety of divisions within the company.

The pay would be dependent on the individual’s experience/skills.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing financial reports
  • Analyzing financial data
  • Manage Cost Accounting
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Overseeing and preparing income statements
  • Participating in budgeting processes
  • Engaging in and managing day to day financial transactions
  • Streamlining accounting functions and operations
  • Coordinating audit processes
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Financial and Cost Analysis
  • Provide analytical, forecasting, reporting, and project support to senior management
    • Produce monthly reports, which include key metrics, financial results, and variance reporting, and ad hoc reports
    • Spearhead the annual and quarterly budgeting and forecasting processes
    • Identify opportunities for performance improvement across the organization
    • Maintain knowledge and keep abreast of new investment regulations or policies
    • Develop models that help with decision-making

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field; CPA or CMA a plus.
  • 6-10 years of relevant experience in corporate finance, financial planning & analysis, managing accounting functions, or other related fields.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and financial modeling
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to accuracy and detail required
  • Experience with Sage Timberline Accounting Software a plus
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage a team