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Assistant Controller

  • Expired: December 13, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

CPM Holdings, Inc. is a global process engineering and equipment company with one mission to sustainably feed, fuel and build a better world. CPM serves a wide range of industries with solutions that help improve everyday life for people across the globe. Comprised of a growing family of trusted equipment and technology brands, CPM is committed to product, geographic and acquisitive growth. CPM is built on more than 140 years of experience and today has 1,500 employees worldwide with 28 locations in 12 countries.

CPM Americas is looking for an Assistant Controller to join our BU team that supports several manufacturing sites located throughout the United States. The ideal candidate will be based in Waterloo, IA at our major manufacturing site or in Blaine, MN at our corporate offices (remote/hybrid/travel will all be taken into consideration). CPM is a growing company offering the career challenges and opportunities of a large company, while maintaining the culture and atmosphere of a small business.

A successful candidate must be engaging, proactive and eager to take on new challenges as a team player. Attention to detail and accuracy is required. Organizational, problem-solving, decision-making, negotiation, conflict management skills and a continuous learning attitude are required. Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally to internal and external stakeholders. Some travel will be required.

Primary Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA, active or inactive)
  • Demonstrated understanding of US GAAP
  • 5+ Years of related experience in accounting, financial analysis, financial reporting and internal controls
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in public accounting (global firm ideal)
  • SAP Business One experience
  • Graduate degree in an applicable field
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Supervisory experience, supporting a team

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Assist controller with business unit financial reporting including budgeting and forecasting
  • Provide operational financial analysis to department managers
  • Assist controller with financial statement audit
  • Point of contact with the corporate controlling team
  • Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement in accounting processes
  • Participation on projects as directed

Ideal Candidates Would Possess:
  • A process driven, customer focused state of mind
  • Experience with FP&A decks (major drivers, supplemental walks, long range planning, etc.)
  • Ability to balance a fast paced environment, with a financial timeline, and prioritization

CPM Acquisition Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. CPM Acquisition Corp. offers competitive compensation and benefits, including paid holidays and vacations, 401k, medical/dental insurance, tuition assistance, and more.

CPM Holdings, Inc.


Waterloo, IA
50701 USA


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