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5+ years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/19/2020
Job Category:
Accounting
Assistant Controller / Controller
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Blendtec | Orem, UT
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Job Description

Job Summary

Oversees the development and administration of the organization's accounting systems; practices, controls and procedures that conform to accepted accounting practices and reflect operating costs, budgets, and profitability. Prepares timely and comprehensive reports including analysis of financial data; statements, audits, etc., covering sales, earnings, profits, cash balances and other financial results.

Essential Functions

* Provides leadership and direction to managers on accounting and financial planning analysis.
* Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
* Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
* Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
* Maximizes return and limits risk on cash by minimizing bank balances and making investments.
* Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
* Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
* Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
* Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
* Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filling financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
* Ensures operation of equipment by establishing preventive maintenance requirements and service contracts; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
* Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
* Maintains financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
* Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
* Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential.
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Education/ Experience

Minimum education/experience required:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field.
* 8 years of progressive accounting and finance experience, with 3 -4 years of direct Controller experience.
* 5 years previous supervisory or management experience.

Preferred: MBA or CPA

Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

* Effective presentation and analytical skills
* Ability to lead quality improvement initiatives.
* Ability to plan and manage the utilization of resources.
* Ability to direct and lead assigned department staff.
* Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
* Knowledge of state and federal laws relative to assigned area.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices (GAAP)

Certifications and Licenses

CPA license preferred

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Must be able to sit 8 hours at a time.

About Blendtec

Blendtec is a division of K-TEC. In 1975, Tom Dickson, the company founder, revolutionized the way homemakers would forever mill wheat into flour. By combining a versatile vacuum cleaner motor with a rotor and stator micronetic-milling chamber, Tom was able to quickly and efficiently mill wheat. The K-TEC Kitchen Mill provided the infant company the start it needed. Years later as the smoothie revolution was heating up companies turned to Blendtec to develop high performing, durable blenders for commercial use. Blendtec introduced a number of innovations that would change the way the world blends. Some of these ways include the most powerful blenders, electronically controlled blenders, programmable blend cycles, and in-counter motors. The response to Blendtecs products has been great! You can now see Blendtec blenders, dispensers, and mixers in some of the best restaurants, juice bars, ice-cream parlors and gyms all over the world. As the popularity of these products has grown, customers have inquired how they can get our equipment for their home. As a result, Blendtec introduces its Fine Living Products line of home appliances, which have all the same commercial quality and performance but was created with special attention to appearance and home use function. Part of Blendtec's Fine Living Products is the original Kitchen Mill, which gave the company its start about thirty years ago. In addition to this product line is the Mix n' Blend, a mixer blender combo, The Total Blender, a table top blender, and the Connoisseur, the first in-counter blender designed for home use. The goal of Blendtec Fine Living Products is to provide the world best food processing solutions through excellence in quality, customer satisfaction, and innovation. There's a good chance you've had a smoothie, cappuccino, milkshake, or other frozen drink made with a Blendtec blender. But did you also know the blenders can be used for a variety of tasks including: making whole vegetables and fruits juices, grating cheese, chopping onions, cooking soups, freezing homemade ice cream and much more! Take home one of Blendtec's Fine Living Products and enjoy the precision and ease of using top quality appliances. Sign up and receive e-mail from Blendtec.com: About Us Careers Contact Us Commercial Privacy Policy Return Policy Terms of Use Testimonials Site Map For assistance, e-mail or call 1-800-BLENDTEC 8:00AM to 5:30 PM (MST) M - F.