• Director of Finance

    Job Locations US-WI-Sheboygan
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 3:22 PM)
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  • Overview

    Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director of Finance will direct the overall financial plans and accounting practices of AESSE and its subsidiaries including financial reporting, budgeting, financial systems, internal controls, costing, treasury management, Federal/State taxes, general insurance and audit activities.


    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time:

    • Provide accurate and timely reporting of financial results of the individual subsidiaries and AESSE collectively, to the Board of Directors and Management, in accordance with GAAP.
    • Develop operating and capital budgets and forecasts as required for each of the companies and AESSE.
    • Direct treasury activities of the organizations and ensure adequate cash flow to meet each organization’s needs.
    • Secure financing as required to make the capital investments desired.
    • Oversee business insurance plans for the organizations as required.
    • Act as Trustee and oversee the 401(k) plans of the companies.
    • Direct the activities of each accounting function of the individual companies.
    • Oversee the development of and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and comply with Sarbanes Oxley.
    • Develop and execute financial processes and strategies consistent with the goals and values of AESSE and its subsidiaries.
    • Provide cost analysis of activities of the companies.
    • Direct the activities associated with mergers and acquisitions including negotiations and due diligence.
    • Manage and coordinate external reporting requirements of financial and governmental institutions.
    • Assess the financial impact of all prospective sales and purchase contracts and advise the management team.
    • Oversee the activities of independent auditors ensuring that all audit issues are resolved and all compliance issues are met.
    • Review all matters as required in regards to taxation by federal and state authorities and direct timely payment of taxes.
    • Oversee the activities with regard to information technology requirements leading to the purchase of hardware and software for the companies.


    To be successful in this role the following qualities and qualifications are desired:

    • Excellent people skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills as this position will interact with all levels throughout the organization, and senior level personnel outside the organization
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Solid accounting experience, with preference in the manufacturing field
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, and provide flexibility in a changing and dynamic environment
    • Can identify problems and respond with timely alternatives and resolutions
    • Some travel, including international, is required

    BA/BS required with MBA or related degree preferred.  CPA, other accounting designations preferred.  Minimum of 10 years in similar role with international experience highly desired.


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