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Financial Controller

Fremont, CA

Posted: 12/16/2022 Position Categories: Accounting Pay Rate: 100-150k

Job Description

A manufacturing company is seeking a Financial Controller to join their team!


  • cost accounting, including opening, closing and analyzing work orders, site spending and variances, customer revenue and margin analysis
  • labor data collection support
  • cost control/management
  • R&D, Engineering project accounting and controlling, reporting
  • Program and project bid preparation, overhead rate preparation, accounting, revenue recognition/invoicing
  • managing/coordinating annual physical inventories; auditing regular cycle-counting activities
  • general ledger accounting (journal entries, BS account reconciliations, intercompany activity reconciliation, maintenance, analysis)
  • sales commissions accounting
  • interfacing with remote A/P, A/R, F/A, Payroll Shared Services organization
  • preparation of tax schedules (local, state, S&U tax filings, annual income tax support)
  • preparation of municipal, local, state, governmental, other compliance forms and schedules
  • preparation of property and sales & use filings
  • compliance reporting for various jurisdictions; e.g. local water and air quality management districts – in conjunction/coordination with site and Group EH&S
  • monthly closing of company’s financial books
  • monthly reporting (statutory and management – HQ and local requirements)
  • preparing monthly cash-flow projections and monitor/manage collections and disbursements
  • ad hoc reporting
  • preparation of annual budgets and periodic forecast updates
  • supporting Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • developing and refining accounting processes and procedures
  • ERP optimization and improvement
  • preparing business case economics and project analyses, product cost modeling and analysis
  • preparation of year-end audit schedules; primary site contact for external auditors

Job Requirements

Required Experience and Skills:

  • General ledger, cost accounting, inventory control
  • Reporting – legal and management
  • Transactional accounting
  • Has the gravitas and experience necessary to act as an effective finance business partner to a management team.
  • understanding of and experience with USGAAP; understanding of IFRS desirable
  • “hands-on” direct work experience in a manufacturing environment; strong operations cost accounting and shop floor control experience from a finance perspective
  • Inventory analysis and control experience
  • good analytical and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • “Quality spirit” (continuous improvement)
  • strong ERP and PC experience; familiarity with ERP a plus
  • Microsoft suite a must
  • education: bachelor’s / equivalent or greater
  • minimum of 7+ years of relevant and progressive experience

Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.


Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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