Headquartered in Gardena, CA, Permaswage is the technology leader in the fluid fitting industry providing proprietary and standard components, tooling, and training to all major aerospace companies globally. The former brands of Designed Metal Connections and Permaswage are now consolidated. Permaswage is headquartered in the US and operates integrated manufacturing facilities in the USA, France, and China, that are dedicated to quality, on-time delivery, and customer service.
The Controller is responsible for all financial aspects of the Gardena business and must ensure compliance with all PCC Corporate Policies and Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements. The successful candidate will direct and coordinate the activities of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and other miscellaneous clerical functions of the department. The incumbent also applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepare financialreports, and complete taxreporting requirements.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Prepares financialreports, budgets, cost reports and financial forecasts on a regular basis
Oversees the accounting staff
Mentoring staff for purposes of ensuring that their accounting and analysis duties are done well
Ensures that the financial records are accurate
Ensures that every expense is properly documented
Ensures that the books of accounts are compiled every end of the month and financialyear
Ensures that there is fiscal responsibility within the plant’s operations
Responsible for the budgetary control of plant
Corresponds with the senior management regarding any financial decisions that are made
Maintains general ledger and financial statements on an accurate and timely basis
Provides information to operating managers to support the day-to-day management of business.
Provides information to outside auditors for the completion of audits
Recommends prudent measures to reduce costs and/or increase revenues
Strong background in product cost Accounting (standard cost system) and experience in plant accounting/finance systems including strong understanding in the use of Excel.
GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge is required.Track record of improving internal controls highly valued.
Exceptional analytical abilities and understanding of accounting and finance issues in a manufacturing environment.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financialreports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and profitability and variance analysis.
A proactive, hands-on strategic thinker with solid problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation vs. simple reporting.
Experience presenting to highest levels of management with confidence and precision.
Solid, overall business acumen and a strong mindset for continuous improvement.
Attention to detail and an attitude of 100% compliance with all company and regulatory requirements.
Work requires verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.
High energy level and ability to work flexible hours.
Experience & Education
The individual should have at least 7 to 10 years of similar business experience in a public company for a significant business unit, product line, or division generating at least $50 million on annual revenue.
The ideal candidate would have Master of Business Administration or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), with an emphasis on accounting or directly related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Have spent their career within the world of manufactured products where they developed a solid understanding of standard cost accounting, forecasting and planning, currency transactions SOX system and compliance, ERP management/systems expertise.