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Job Title:

Assistant Controller


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the management of our Accounting Operations group for the Heritage Bag Can Liner business. The Heritage business is comprised of 7 plants in the U.S. with annual revenues of exceeding $500M. In this position the individual is the owner of all accounting related processes including business unit financial reporting, general ledger, inventory, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Additionally, the position is responsible for maintaining and improving effective internal controls and supporting internal and external financial audits. This position reports to the Accounting Director.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Broad-based financial leadership role with a wide range of responsibilities including support of all 7 Heritage facilities, monthly accounting and reporting, technical accounting issues
  • Maintain / Create effective internal controls
  • Lead continuous improvement in the areas of accounting operations and financial reporting processes/systems
  • Interface with Financial Planning and Analysis team to assist in providing analysis to management on monthly financial results
  • Manage fixed asset ledger, including timely reporting of assets acquired, disposed and transferred between facilities
  • Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external audit teams to ensure effective utilization of resources
  • Key contributor to the annual budget process, including balance sheet and working capital planning
  • Assist and manage tax compliance process (sales/use tax and personal/property taxes) 
  • Liaise with IT function to assure proper IT controls for processes managed by the position
  • Directly manage annual external audit
  • Responsible for the management and career development of accounting department staff
  • Latitude to suggest and implement improvements in the accounting and finance areas
  • Oversee a team of 10-12 


Candidate Requirements:

  • Education: BBA in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (strongly preferred)
  • 10 or more years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Managerial experience, good soft skills and excellent organizational skills
  • Well-rounded experience in Corporate Accounting including a strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and corporate accounting processes.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Ability to successfully work to reach company goals in an environment in which a wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Ability to effectively set and communicate expectations & directives to staff.
  • Results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to logically identify solutions or approaches to complex problems.


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City:  Roanoke
State:  TX

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth