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Controller

Brookings, SD

WHO WE ARE

Enriching land and lives is what we do every day at Millborn. As a leading seed supplier, we are uniquely positioned to provide a vertically integrated supply chain, robust seed lineup, and unmatched support team with expertise to positively impact the land today and for generations to come.

Since 1987, Millborn has focused on being the single source for any seed need, no matter our customer’s goals. With our multi-brand strategy – Renovo Seed and Millborn – we can serve any customer’s seed needs throughout North America.

Team Millborn is made up of people who do the right thing, no exceptions. We are authentic and genuine and are always working toward enriching land and lives in everything we do

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Controller is responsible for the accounting operations including: the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, managing a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, managing the accuracy of the Company’s reported financial results, and ensuring reports comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Key Responsibilities

TACTICAL

  • Assumes responsibility for operations in US and Canada and integrity of multiple accounting systems including general ledger, foreign currency, cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, credit, banking activities and reconciliation, and inventory including those located at the managed facilities.
  • Develops, maintains, and utilizes a documented set of accounting policies and procedures, transaction processing operations and control systems.
  • Develops tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CFO and leadership team.
  • Oversees the development of the annual budget and forecasts and provides budget to actual results as requested. Interfaces with department leaders to prepare, analyze, integrate, consolidate, and track information.
  • Manages the preparation, maintenance, and timely delivery of regular financial planning reports, including monthly reports and annual financial statements.
  • Develops, calculates, and delivers reports reflecting financial and operating metrics, including benchmarking analysis conducted by the Company.
  • Ensures debt and distribution payments are accurate and timely.
  • Manages cash management processes by maximizing returns and limiting risk.
  • Maintain and ensure fixed asset listings are up to date and accurate.
  • Monitors bank covenants and compliance thereof and communicates related information to the CFO on a timely basis.
  • Ensures management of, and compliance with Federal and State tax withholding and filing obligations including payroll, business, and multi-state.
  • Works closely with the outside CPA firm during annual review/audit of financial statements (including preparation of schedules and account reconciliations) and tax return preparation and tax planning.

 

STRATEGIC

  • Establishes and implements short and long-range departmental goals and objectives.
  • Maintain company’s financial stability and integrity through sound decision-making.
  • Continually assesses and evaluates opportunities for providing additional data to assist operations and leadership team in decision-making processes.
  • Establishes and ensures systems are developed and utilized to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems, functions, controls, and procedures.
  • Identify areas of improvement and efficiency including processes and software improvements/upgrades.

Special Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE                      

  • At least five years accounting experience as Controller, Assistant Controller or Senior Accountant which included general ledger, cost accounting, budget management, financial reporting, payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Experience preparing budgets.

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES:              

  • Experience with Great Plains, Sales Pad, and Microsoft BI is a plus.
  • Professional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and attention to detail.
  • Energy and drive to deliver objectives on time and accurately.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same.
  • Strong work ethic and time commitment to organizational success.
  • Self-directed individual with initiative and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with people at all levels in the organization, with a commitment to working on cross-functional teams.
  • A disposition and approach to relationships and work which is open, honest, trustworthy, and fair.
  • Able to manage company and financial information with discretion and in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various computer programs utilized in fiscal management including spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software.

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or other related field.

Other Information

We’d love to have you on Team Millborn! Use the form below to apply, or email careers@millbornseeds.com with questions.

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