Controller - Manufacturing in Oshkosh, WI at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/14/2022

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Controller - Manufacturing

Appleton-Oshkosh-Neenah area

Vaco is currently executing a search one of our private-equity backed manufacturing clients in search of a Controller to run their plant operations and manage A-Z accounting. This is a "roll-up-your-sleeves" process-focused clean-up operation designed to get the books in order as they pursue an aggressive acquisition-based strategy (4-5X growth in the next 5 years, pursuing a multi-site operation.)

Controller's will be supervising a smaller team (4-5 reports) and could potentially grow into a VP of Finance or CFO role for one of the private equity's other portfolio companies.

Company offers: aggressive base + bonus + equity package, VP of Finance/CFO growth track, relocation package


  • Partner with operations to optimize labor costs and efficiencies
  • Monthly financial reporting, modeling, budgeting and forecasting
  • Lead full cycle accounting fo the plant, WIP, capital costs, variances and audits
  • Assist operations in optimizing inventory, BOM audits, ROI calculations and review for CapEx projects


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
  • 8+ years' Accounting experience in a related role.
  • 3+ years' Cost Accounting experience.
  • Previous experience with the Sage 100 preferred.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and other areas related to financial reporting and systems proficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of Cost Accounting methods.

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search, managed services, and strategic staffing solutions for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

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