Company: Wipfli - Human Resource Consulting
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: May 14, 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
- Supervises employees and provides oversight on financial work
- Reviews payroll for all entities. Delivers oversight of 401(k)
- Ensures accounting software runs smoothly and partners with
external consultant on upgrades and support as needed.
- Provides operational oversight of office and administrative
- Fosters and maintains relationships with external vendors and
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or
- 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
- Effective communication skills both written and verbal.
- A proven track record of developing trusted relationships and a
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
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