The Branch Controller is responsible for the Management of Branch financial and administrative operations. The Branch Controller establishes proper processes and controls to insure compliance with corporate directed policy and procedure. This role also serves as a financial and business advisor to Branch President in running day to day business and in developing long term strategic plans.
Primary responsibility for all administrative processes including order entry, contract administration, credit and collections, inventory procurement and management, and fixed asset control.
Maintain data integrity controls over all systems including LaCrosse NextGen application software and all LAN based software utilized by Branch.
Ensure accurate and complete monthly accounting close and preparation of financial statements for Branch operations.
Responsible for the financial integrity of reported results of operations, and enforcement of corporate accounting policies and safeguarding of all branch assets.
Develop business plan with Branch President that are consistent with corporate objectives and local market conditions. Responsible for budgeting and forecasts.
Provide financial and operational analysis to Branch Management team to foster better decision making. Develop and coordinate activities related to continuous improvement of branch operations throughout business.
Management of Accounts Receivable and Inventory in accordance with corporate objectives.
Ensure warehousing and shipping functions are performed in a safe, orderly, and clean environment that facilitates the conscientious handling of product.
Establish and organize workflow of branch administrative operations that leads to efficiency and proper handling of supporting sales and operations documentation.
Serve as primary liaison with Human Resources department and Division Accounting department on related areas.
Hire, train and manage all employees within the General and Accounting group
Assist Branch Service Manager and Branch General Sales Manager with employment issues within their departments
Review all branch operational practices and determine areas and methodology for improvement
Minimum 8-10 years previous accounting experience in a corporate environment with progressively more responsibility
Minimum four years of managerial experience
Industry related operations experience preferred.
Strong organizational, managerial, interpersonal, and communications skills required
Previous experience with accounting Systems and software
BA/BS in Accounting or related field, MBA or CPA
Sharp Electronics Corporation is an equal opportunity employer – minority/female/disability/veteran