Corporate Controller

Ocean Spray Lakeville , MA 02347

Posted 1 week ago

Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry farmers in the United States, Canada and Chile, who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. The cooperative's cranberries are currently featured in more than a thousand great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 100 countries worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees and nearly 20 receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, colleagues and the environment.

Ocean Spray believes that our colleagues are our best assets and we offer an environment where you can work with exceptionally smart, innovative and passionate teams that are motivated to deliver Ocean Spray products around the world. If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can Grow, Own, Live and Drive your career every day, Ocean Spray is for you!

SUMMARY:

The Corporate Controller serves as a key member of the Finance leadership team, overseeing and optimizing the execution of accounting, reporting, tax, payroll, and treasury operations.

CRITICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for overall integrity and control of the financial data gathering and reporting process, ensuring the financial statements are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals

  • Leads, motivates and directs the staff that is responsible for the following functions: general accounting, cost accounting, international accounting, sales controller, tax and treasury

  • Support LRP financial planning and budget management functions in collaboration with department managers

  • Serve on planning and policy-making committees and maintain corporate accounting and reporting policies

  • Oversee monthly close processes, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting

  • Prepare and present the financial statements to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors on a quarterly and annual basis

  • Act as a technical resource and advisor to the CFO

  • Partner with the CFO to design, establish and maintain an organizational structure that supports Ocean Spray's objectives and goals

  • Recruit, train, evaluate and develop staff within the Corporate Controller department

  • Manage year-end audit with external auditors

  • Ability to think strategically, manage complexities, work collaboratively, and drive results

  • Ability to build effective teams

  • Communicates effectively at the board level

ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCES:

  • Expert knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost control principals, tax and treasury operations

  • Strong knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems with a mindset in favor of process improvement and efficiency

  • Demonstrated strong financial, analytical, creative and problem-solving skills, as well as demonstrated abilities to be strategic and tactical

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred

  • CPA required

  • 10+ years' experience in Finance or Accounting function

  • 1-3 years' experience at the mid-to-senior executive level

  • 3-5 years' Public Accounting experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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