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Job# 27227 BH# 343213
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Seeking a Controller for an Apparel/Manufacturing company in LA.

The ideal candidate will report to the CFO and demonstrate expertise and knowledge in Finance Management concepts, practices, and procedures. Candidate will have proven success in an Apparel/Manufacturing Financial environment or in a related field. Manages controls and applies finance, general ledger, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and cost control principles. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish corporate financial goals. Individual will partner closely with CEO/COO, 3rd Party Auditing Agencies, Account Payable/Receivables, and Customer Service teams. 

Major Responsibilities Include: 

Accountable for cash management, cash flow analysis, bank reconciliation, accounts 
payable and receivable 
Supervise AP, AR and Payroll staff, ensuring all financial and personnel goals are met each 
month (e.g. billing, receivables and payables) 
Responsible for all accounting schedules, (e.g. Prepaids, Fixed Assets, Accruals) 
Arrange Letters of Credit and maintain working relationships with Factors 
Analyze and reengineer existing financial processes/procedures for effectiveness and 
Ensures month-end and year-end financial closings are reconciled timely and accurately 
Manage all credit facilities and wire transfers 
Prepare monthly schedules and reports 
P&L, balance sheets, general ledger entries, and earnings analysis 
Analyze operating income, cash flow and expenses 
Develop and implement cost control methods 
Ensure assessment of financial risks and opportunities are addressed 
Prepare and ensure all inventory transactions, cycle counts, and analysis reconcile on a 
quarterly basis 
Research and provide resolution for out-of-balance accounts monthly 
Monitor aging reports ensuring timely collection/payment 
Ensure company business activity and financial position (i.e. expenses/earnings) are 
forecasted accurately based on historical performance 
Counsels corporate management about insurance/liability coverage. 

Minimum Qualifications Include: 

8-10 years-experience in Finance 
Experience in Apparel/Manufacturing industry highly desirable 
CPA, CMA, or MBA a must 
Knowledge of GAAP practices 
Extensive knowledge of finance, general ledger, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and 
cost control principles 
Knowledge of apparel chargeback processes a plus 
Experience in composing and publishing annual budgets for multiple divisions 
Experience in financial inventory principles 
Experience in conducting quarterly and annual audits 
Working knowledge of 
ADP systems (e.g. PayXpert, Time & Labor Mgmt, Handpunch Mgr) 
Peachtree, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other accounting/billing software 
Ability to maintain good vendor/supplier relationships 
Ability to work in a fast paced, high performance environment while maintaining a high level 
of accuracy and accountability 
Exceptional follow-up skills and ability to analyze work load and plan accordingly