Controller – Accounting, Human Resources & Risk Management

Sieling & Jones, Inc. - New Freedom, PA


Custom Architectural Plywood Veneer Manufacturer, located in New Freedom, PA

Quality, Initiative, Accountability, Ownership.

Sieling & Jones is looking for someone who shares in these values to serve as our Controller / HR Manager. We are a Custom Architectural Plywood Manufacturer located in New Freedom, PA; in business for over 50 years; 50+ employees; privately owned; 45,000 sq. ft. facility

About the position

  • As a member of this two person department, the Controller and Bookkeeper are responsible, in a hands-on manner, for all Accounting, Human Resources & Risk Management activities.

Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Review and/or completion of all business accounting functions including AP/AR, Payroll, Account Reconciliations, and business analysis
  • Prepare monthly financial statements including month end closing entries and financial analysis
  • Complete all government manufacturing & business surveys
  • Provide weekly sales backlog and sales forecast
  • Maintain good internal controls
  • Prepare yearend financial review package for outside accounting firm
  • Prepare monthly PA Sales & Use Tax Return
  • Manage business cash flow

Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Working with Benefits Broker and oversee employee insurance programs
  • Assessing human resource capital requirements in collaboration with respective Managers & Supervisors, placing job ads, setting up interviews, & point person on all hiring and terminations
  • 401k Administration


  • Oversee outside IT Service
  • Review & negotiate commercial business and employee insurance coverage programs
  • Perform & oversee a variety of office administrative tasks

Our Ideal Controller / Human Resource Manager

  • Skilled: Knowledgeable in all aspects of accounting – payroll, AP/AR, budgeting, sales tax filing, etc. Familiar with basic HR processes. 3+ years’ experience required.
  • Career-Focused: Someone excited to learn, advance and take on more responsibilities as we continue to grow. BA in Accounting or Business Management strongly preferred.
  • Team Player: Will be part of the Senior Management Team; Humble enough to admit mistakes; Driven to do a great job; Skilled at relating to people; willing take ownership of work.
  • Analytical: Able to see the big picture and build a strategic plan to reach that goal.
  • Detailed: Can organize time and information to ensure that deadlines are met and information is accurate.
  • Excellent Communicator: Must be able to communicate clearly in writing, on the phone, and via small group presentation.
  • Computer Savvy: Familiar with accounting software/ Quick Books, MS Office products (including MS Word, Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint), strong typing skills

To Apply

If you are interested in working for a growing, small manufacturing company, where your contributions and initiative are valued and appreciated, please submit your resume and salary requirements in MS Word or PDF format.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 5+ years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 3 + years (required)
  • Light / Medium manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Quick Books
  • MS Office products

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year


  • Supervisor: 4 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 3 years (Required)
  • Light Manufacturing: 4 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts