Title: Controller

Position Summary: This is not a passive, bean-counting job. We are looking for someone who wants to apply their analytical talents to drive meaningful operational improvements with our tightly-knit team.

Company: For over 30 years, our client has been serving the post frame construction industry. Our client supplies contractors in more than a dozen states with materials to construct post frame buildings for homeowners, businesses, and municipalities. Our client is very profitable and is having a banner year. The position is available due to retirement.

The Controller will be part of the leadership team, will have a voice in future strategic decisions, and will have the authority to execute on identified opportunities.

Position Objectives:

  • Profitability: Analyze cost accounting to provide feedback to all departments on critical issues
  • Inventory Management: Better integrate accounting and manufacturing systems for more lean and accurate inventory control
  • Decision-making: Refine and evolve reporting and KPIs to generate ideas and guide strategic decisions
  • Execution: Work with other managers to implement operational changes
  • Human Resources: Provide senior leadership and oversight to the HR department


  • Curious: Desire to explore, experience, and learn
  • Proactive: Self-directed management of time, energy, and focus
  • Collaborative: Enjoys working across functions within a team environment
  • Experience: 5+ years of accounting or finance experience, with experience using ERP or MRP software
  • Experience: 3+ years of HR experience, office management experience or similar a plus
  • Prior management experience a plus (2 direct reports)

Reporting: Reports to and will work closely with the President

Development Path: Our organization is driven by learning and personal development, and we would like to support the growth of the Controller into a CFO through training, mentoring, and exposure to broader aspects of strategic management where appropriate.

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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