Business Unit Controller (Atlanta)


Atlanta GA


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Job ID: EB-1506346179
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Atlanta, GA

Business Unit Controller

Our client is a best in class, multi-billion-dollar manufacturing company in the greater Atlanta area.


  • Prepare monthly analysis of financial results and identify action plans required to improve business performance
  • Thoroughly explain financial performance and key variances from budget, forecast and prior year to BU to leadership team and Divisional leadership in monthly business review meetings
  • Annual Budget – partner with Commercial, Product Management, and corporate functions to develop annual budget
  • Own, drive, and improve the Business Unit forecasting process
  • Identify and implement process improvements within the finance function to streamline workload
  • Identify need internal controls and implement as necessary
  • Develop and manage business cases and associated capital projects to support growth
  • Manage month end close process and oversee balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Ensure that all financial and accounting policies are consistently and accurately implemented and reported with strict adherence to (GAAP)
  • Serve as a proactive and primary business partner to Product Management and Commercial teams
  • Effectively manage and cultivate a team of 1-2 direct reports
  • Improve upon existing SAP infrastructure and unlock potential of relevant toolsets


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • MBA, Master of Accounting Degree or CPA/CMA designation preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance in progressively responsible positions
  • Proactive and self-motivated with ability to manage multiple projects under limited supervision
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of leadership
  • Ability to distill complex financial topics down to easily understood and actionable recommendations
  • Customer-focused with strong attention to detail; capable of delivering accurate, quality results in timely manner
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel is required; Previous Experience with SAP preferred

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