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Corporate Controller

The Perfumery
New Albany, IN
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

About Us:  For over 20 years, The Perfumery has been one of the leading providers of natural and organic essential oils across the globe. Located in New Albany, Indiana, our team has carefully cultivated relationships with local farms and distilleries in over 40 countries. The Perfumery is committed to supplying the highest quality natural and organic products available on the market and is recognized as a leader in crafting and imagining the best essential oil blends available today. We are well known as being the premier supplier to some of the largest brands in the world of natural fragrances, flavors, blends, single source oils, and organics.


Opportunity Description:  The Corporate Controller is a full time, salaried, exempt position which is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the Company in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices. The Controller reports to the VP of Operations.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Display and promote company values
  • Oversee as well as perform daily accounting activities, functions, reporting
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the organization's fiscal function and performance
  • Participate in the development of the Company's plans and programs as a strategic partner
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends to assist the CEO, VP of Operations, Director of Sales, and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the Company’s annual third-party audits and tax analysis
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the Company
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline
  • Continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets
  • Represent the Finance department in company meetings, board calls, departmental meetings, and offsite planning events
  • Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position
  • Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism which includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the Company may enter
  • Oversight of and commitment to continual improvement as well as professional and personal growth
  • Firm understanding and compliance with company's Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Represent the company to appropriate taxing jurisdictions
  • Act as liaison with all financial relationships and with the Board of Directors or anywhere financial representation is required by stakeholders and provide related reporting
  • Other duties as assigned, including transactional accounting duties in the absence of additional accounting personnel



  • Irreproachable integrity
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor
  • Ownership of all aspects of AR & AP
  • Supports strategic vision of the Company
  • Confident with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to act as a change agent to implement new ways of thinking
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively across departmental teams
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new approaches
  • Maintain professional technical knowledge
  • Advanced level computer literacy
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products and ability to learn new systems quickly
    • Knowledge of Epicor P21 helpful but not required



This position will supervise the Staff Accountant, as well as any future accounting hires or interns.



This individual will help coordinate any necessary trainings for existing or new employees. This individual will lead trainings for department heads as needed.



Travel is not a requirement in this position, but may be a possibility for training or leadership development.



At the Perfumery, we think a lot of our employees, which is why we are committed to giving so much back in return to them. We strive to maintain a culture that encourages a strong work/life balance which in turn promotes our comfortable work environment and focus on wellness. In addition to this, you can expect:


  • A Competitive Salary that provides you with what you need to earn according to your experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits to help keep you and/or your family healthy
  • A 401k Plan to help you build your nest egg
  • The rare opportunity to work as a leader in an industry that is growing fast and in a company that is growing even faster



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Finance or relatable field required
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and / or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
  • A minimum of 5+ years/ of experience in a relatable field required
  • Experience with ERP software preferred
  • Experience in contract negotiation preferred
  • Experience with business process improvement teams and initiative required
  • Experience with quoting projects, product cost analysis and ROI analysis required
  • Knowledge of databases and ability to create reports preferred
  • Knowledge of functional business processes required
  • Understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws required



The Perfumery, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.  


The Perfumery

New Albany, IN
47150 USA


Finance and Insurance

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