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Controller

Company: Wipfli - Human Resource Consulting
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Location:LaCrosse, WIPosted:5/5/2022


We are assisting our client, Midwest Gas Companies with the search for their next Controller due to an impending retirement. They are a successful, growing natural gas and appliance distributor with 50 employees in the La Crosse, WI area. This opportunity includes accounting/finance, IT, and administrative oversight for the gas company as well as several other business entities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all general accounting and bookkeeping activities. Prepares regular financial statements for all entities.
  • Partners with management to establish financial objectives and annual plans. Advises management on financial matters.
  • Prepares annual report for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.
  • Supervises employees and provides oversight on financial work and reports.
  • Reviews payroll for all entities. Delivers oversight of 401(k) plan.
  • Ensures accounting software runs smoothly and partners with external consultant on upgrades and support as needed.
  • Provides operational oversight of office and administrative functions.
  • Fosters and maintains relationships with external vendors and CPA firm.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or equivalent required.
    • CPA or CMA preferred.
    • Five or more years of accounting leadership experience.
    • Knowledge and understanding of general business matters required including financial reporting, cash management, business taxes, insurance and risk management, and banking.
    • Experience with computerized accounting systems, like Open Systems or Quickbooks, is preferred, high-level experience with Excel required.
    • Effective communication skills both written and verbal.
    • A proven track record of developing trusted relationships and a teamwork mindset.
      This is a unique opportunity to lead the finance and accounting function for an outstanding organization. To learn more about this opportunity, please submit your resume via our client application portal.


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Keywords: Wipfli - Human Resource Consulting, La Crosse , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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