• Tualatin
  • This position has been filled


$85K - $115K / Year (DOE) W/ generous relocation incentives

Ascentec Engineering (www.ascenteceng.com), a privately owned manufacturing firm, is seeking a savvy and analytical Controller, to join its team.  Reporting directly to the President, the Controller will be responsible for all finance, accounting and reporting activities, including but not limited to: the annual budget process, financial projections, modeling, general accounting (including monthly closing, accounts payable, cash management, accounts receivable), payroll, analysis of capital expenditures as well as setting accounting policies and procedures.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  To include but not limited to the following:




Manage the operations of the Accounting Department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.
Lead day-to-day accounting and finance operations, including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
Manage, develop and mentor the Accounting staff.
Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) standards.
Manage month-end close process, to include journal entries, reconciliations and inventory valuations.
Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements to the Board.
Oversee the capital expenditure (CAPEX) process, to include ROI analysis, appropriate approvals, equipment lease financing, asset tracking and accounting.
Develop, implement and oversee departmental and company-wide policies and procedures.
Develop and maintain work instructions for payroll, AP/AR, and financial related tasks for training purposes and to ensure the staff’s performance is with consistency, integrity, transparency and confidence
Participate in annual budgeting and forecasting process.
Evaluate and make recommendations on new client credit limits and payment terms.
Monitor late client payments and make credit hold decisions.
Oversee all cash disbursements, to include weekly check run and wire transfers.
Oversee calculation of sales commissions, bonus/incentive pay and profit-sharing.
Manage weekly cash flow forecasting.
Manage relationships with banks, insurance brokers, CPA firm, equipment finance companies and HR/payroll service provider.
Interface with CPA firm regarding quarterly tax planning, annual review, and partnership tax return preparation.
Maintain data integrity across all systems, to include current Financial, Human Resources Management and ERP systems.


Partner with Human Resources Manager regarding human capital planning.
Oversee implementation and ongoing maintenance.
Oversee compensation and benefits reconciliations and disbursements.
Participate in employee benefit sourcing decisions.
Provide ongoing support to Human Resources as needed, particularly as it relates to the Human Resources Management System (HRMS).

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting  required, CPA or MBA a significant plus
6-10 years of general accounting with management responsibility
Cost accounting experience within a manufacturing environment
High level of proficiency with MS Excel and Quickbooks
Exposure to Human Resources management and automated systems
Ability to take tasks and run with them
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Extremely organized and detail oriented

Passion for Finance/Accounting
Self-Starter / Self-Motivated
High Integrity
High energy and enjoys fast pace
Positive Attitude – Someone who is helpful, humble and good-spirited
Can handle constant tight deadlines and pressure
Professional Demeanor and Respectful to people in all situations
Flexible and willing to put in the extra effort/time to get things done right!

Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Vacation plus holiday pay
Paid medical coverage
401k Plan