MADISON COUNTY WOOD PRODUCTS INC. Accountant / Controller in Fredericktown, Missouri

Team MCWP is looking to hire a Controller / Accountant. This role is open because the long term incumbent is retiring after many years of dedicated service to our company. This is a great opportunity to grow with a long established, solid organization. Starting compensation for this role is in the $75,000 range.The Controller will be responsible for managing and controlling all of the accounting functions of the business while providing reliable financial information necessary for operational decisions. This includes financial reporting, month end close, maintaining the general ledger, auditing, cost accounting, A/R, A/P, fixed assets and ad hoc reporting. This individual is also responsible for financial statement and report preparation on a regular and special request basis as well as assisting departments with annual budget preparation and budget reviews. You will be heavily involved in helping the business grow by providing operational analysis of production costs, overhead, and new product lines.This position will coordinate and prepare for financial audits by the external CPA firm, governmental and other agencies. You will also oversee compliance with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings. Recommend changes in financial policies and procedures, as necessary as well as adjust and monitor related internal controls. You will supervise a small clerical staff in the accounting department.Requirements include; Bachelorand#39;s degree in Accounting with at least 5 years of experience is required Strong knowledge of corporate auditing practices, procedures and principles Experience in a private, family owned company preferred Knowledge of corporate income tax Strong leadership, organizational and communications skills Experience with ERP oriented accounting/manufacturing systems software Expertise in Excel