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  • 05/03/2024

SysPersonnel Systems Personnel

Improving Lives Through Employment

ID: 7223

Employment Type: Direct

Job Location: Buffalo, NY 14222


Direct Hire – Controller – Manufacturing experience is a MUST – Buffalo, NY


Company Overview:

Our clients is a leading manufacturing company in their space looking for an accounting mind dedicated to helping them produce a high quality product while driving accountability in pricing and margin.


Position Overview:

We are seeking a talented and experienced Manufacturing Controller to oversee all aspects of financial accounting within our manufacturing operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring a timely financial close process, accurate financial reporting, implementing effective costing measures, and providing strategic guidance to optimize financial performance.



  • Manage all aspects of accounting functions within the manufacturing division, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting, and general ledger activities.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, variance reports, and key performance indicators to assess manufacturing performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and maintain standard costing systems to accurately capture manufacturing costs and ensure product profitability.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to streamline manufacturing processes, improve efficiency, and reduce costs.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with financial regulations and policies.
  • Lead month-end and year-end closing processes, including reconciliations, accruals, and financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop annual budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans for the manufacturing division.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to accounting staff, fostering a culture of excellence, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

Salary $90k – $110k+ DOE



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience, with at least 2 years in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting principles, including standard costing, variance analysis, and inventory valuation.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organization.
  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting.


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