Full Job Description
Miyoko’s Creamery is on a mission to revolutionize dairy with plants for the collective good of human, animal, and planetary health. Founded in 2014 by Miyoko Schinner as an extension of her passion for culinary and animal welfare, Miyoko’s Creamery has become the fastest growing plant-based dairy company in retail channels, with a core fanbase of vegans, vegetarians and omnivores who enjoy the irresistibly delicious flavors developed through culturing and fermenting plants and churning them into cheese and butter, all while nurturing a sustainable global food system.
Miyoko’s is looking for an experienced Financial Controller to lead all aspects of accounting and financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, as well as the refinement of internal control policies and procedures. You will be responsible for providing thought leadership for the ongoing success of this role, and the accounting team overall. This includes the ability to manage a team of professionals and their activities, as well as providing technical expertise in the areas of accounting guidance, financial management, reporting, process improvement, and internal controls.
Your responsibilities will also include working closely with the Financial Planning and Analysis group. You will partner with department leaders monthly to review month end close, preparation of board financials and department spend. This position has tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting responsibilities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, and year-end audit.
The Financial Controller will report to the President and will have direct contact with key personnel at all staff levels.
Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior management by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points.
Establish financial and operating benchmarks, monitoring, and reporting standards on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis.
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure to own and manage the G/L and all financial statements.
Manage all accounting operations and current team of 5 employees in accounting areas including Billing, A/R, A/P, G/L, etc.
Own cost accounting function and line of business margin analysis
Own and manage all activities related to the month-end and year-end close processes to provide timely and accurate Financial Statements.
Own the timely and accurate reporting of Bank covenant compliance.
Manage and document department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy and internal controls
Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow
Lead process and coordinate the preparation of all regulatory reporting. Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
Primary point of contact for year-end financial audit.
BA in business, finance, accounting, or related field
7-10 years experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager
Consumer packaged goods industry experience required
Expertise with cost accounting required
Excellent Microsoft Office, Excel skills
Strong familiarity with QuickBooks and NetSuite required
Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis
Exemplary history of financial project management
Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
Experience in executive reporting and communication
Experience with banking relationships and treasury products