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Universal Presentation Concepts
Madison, WI
  • 27 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Controller is a key position that is responsible for ensuring proper record keeping of finances for the company. The role tracks and evaluates day-to-day financial activities. The role records and communicates to appropriate leadership the financial status for the company by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information. The Accounting Manager will maintain the highest level of confidentiality in their role.


  • Manage and oversee-daily accounting operations with the highest level of confidentiality including:
    • Month and year-end process
    • Accounts payable/receivable
    • Cash receipts
    • General ledger
    • Cash forecasting
    • Revenue and expenditure variance analysis
    • Check runs
    • Process financial documents including mail, invoices, manual checks, reporting journals, etc. which will include data entry into company software systems.
    • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles.
    • Establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions.
    • Train other administrative staff on any policies and best practices as they relate to company financials or processes.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings as representative of accounting department and company financials.
    • Provide support cross departmentally to support overall business needs.
    • Compares sales and profit projections to actual figures and budgeted expenses to actual expenses; makes or oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.
    • Oversight for payroll in conjunction with HR as a backup.
    • Directs the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, cash flow statements, balance sheets, and budgets and proformas. Perform, oversee, and implement accounting and internal control policies and procedures.
    • Compares sales and profit projections to actual figures and budgeted expenses to actual expenses; makes or oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.

    • Oversight for compliance with building and equipment maintenance to maximize asset value.
    • Assess and analyze operational performance to maximize earnings and to identify areas in need of reorganization, downsizing, or elimination.
    • Guide and approve the development of corporate- and property-level budgets.
    • Monitor purchasing, collection of accounts receivable, and payment of all taxes.
    • Oversight of the preventative maintenance program.
    • Other job-related duties as may be assigned by the CEO or GM.


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or related field; equivalent work experience will be considered. Master's degree in accounting or a related field a plus.
  • Previous experience working with business financials in an accounting role; previous experience as an Accounting Manager highly desired.
  • Advanced computer competency required in Microsoft Office and for ability to work within company software programs.
  • Experience working in AccPac highly desired or ability to learn.
  • Ability to always provide the highest level of discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills used in completing tasks.
  • Handles a fast-paced environment and deadline pressures well, planning and carrying out responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • A positive, proactive demeanor resulting in superior teamwork and collaboration with team members while demonstrating a commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently to communicate effectively with team members across the company and externally.
  • Experience in small business setting a plus.


  • Must be able to work in an office environment with other team members and moderate noise levels up to 8 hours a day.
  • Must be able to sit at a desk up to 9 hours per day.
  • Must be able to use hands and fingers for daily work on computer and department tasks.
  • Must be able to use vision to review department work, including close vision on a computer screen.
  • Must be able to communicate by using and hearing a telephone.
  • Must be able to occasionally stand and walk to interact with team in both the office and manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to lift to 30 pounds.

Universal Presentation Concepts (UPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Diversity is valued and UPC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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Universal Presentation Concepts


Madison, WI
53716 USA


Finance and Insurance

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