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Division Controller

St. Cloud Industrial Products, Inc.
Saint Michael, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • Employee-Owned - You are essential to the success of the company!
  • Culture Driven - We live by our mission to make a difference in the lives we touch.
  • Awesome Benefits - Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K match and participation in our ESOP.



The Division Controller is an integral part of the management team as well as a key member of the SCIPI Finance team. This position requires direct involvement in both plant operations and corporate finance activities with focused initiatives as required. Duties include overall responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of financials, accurate costing, and provide management team with financial and operational information to be used in reporting financial results as well as helping to lead the business.



  • Monthly Financial Close, including periodic (monthly) balance sheets, income statements, Cash flow statements, and executive summary.
  • Prepare required divisional journal entries and accruals for the related period.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of the plant - analyze spending trends and variances to budget.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators.
  • Organize & support efforts to reduce unfavorable variances and targeted cost reduction projects.
  • Provide additional insight to operations on metrics such as scrap, cost of quality, labor, inventory fluctuations and obsolescence.
  • Lead the annual division budget process and forecasts as required
  • Work with Division management to develop profit analysis by product line, along with expense controls, and inventory management processes.
  • Evaluate standard costing and product margins and adjust as required based on cost input, manufacturing inputs, or changes.
  • Prepare capital project justification / financial analysis, track spending and monitor project performance.
  • Provide financial direction to the division, and recommendations for performance improvement.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Advise on coding of Payable invoices when necessary.
  • Reconcile accounts at least quarterly, verify deposits, and address divisional financial inquiries.
  • Verify payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • File required sales tax forms with state, and local government agencies.
  • Participates in departmental meetings and training events.
  • Other duties as assigned by general manager and CFO.


KSAs (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to speak with customers, vendors and all levels within the organization.
  • Proficient with NetSuite Software
  • Proficient in MS-Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, cooperative and team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.



  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 4 years of cost/managerial accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with financial and operations analysis in the areas of costing and inventory control.



  • Associate's degree in Accounting
  • 6+ years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 4-6 years working in accounting related position.
  • Minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience is preferred
  • Professional CPA Certification preferred, but not required.



  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.
  • A pre-employment physical and drug screen are required prior to hire.


St. Cloud Industrial Products Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Company Description
Our company is comprised of three unique divisions - North Central Bus & Equipment, Monumental Sales and Parts Midwest. Each of these companies is as unique as the individuals that make up our teams. Culture is something that is more than just a mantra on the wall - it is truly lived in our daily decisions.

St. Cloud Industrial Products, Inc.


Saint Michael, MN


Finance and Insurance