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Assistant Controller

Livonia, Michigan · Accounting/Finance
MJS Packaging, located in Livonia, Michigan specializes in bottles, products containers, and packaging solutions. With over 135 years’ leading the packaging industry, MJS Packaging is well established and prides itself on exceptional customer service provided to all of its valued customers.

The Assistant Controller Position
The Assistant Controller will provide support in all areas including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger. This position will report directly to the Controller working alongside the accounting team to ensure that the Company's financial goals are being met.

With assistance from the Controller, the Assistant Controller will play a large part in accounting and finance-related duties for the Company. This includes, but is not limited to, reconciling the general ledger, managing A/R including coding and approval, reviewing customer billing process and monitors gross profit on sales orders, preparing financial statements, and interfacing with the third-party CPA and audit firm. Long-term, the Assistant Controller will provide oversight to accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

Desired Experience, Skill, and Abilities of the Assistant Controller
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically advanced features of Excel
  • Must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of U.S. GAAP, demonstrating comprehensive accounting skills
  • Ability to be detail oriented with good follow-through and a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks
  • Able to evaluate information and make independent decisions

Compensation, Benefits, and Structure for the Assistant Controller
The position is full-time and permanent, with a competitive salary structure based on skills and experience and a competitive bonus structure based on personal and company performance. In addition, the Company offers Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, along with a generous 401K plan.

The Recruitment Process for the Assistant Controller

The recruiting process will include a combination of phone screens and in-person interviews, candidate assessments and a pre-employment background check & drug test. The process, which is being facilitated in conjunction with EctoHR, Inc. is designed to ensure that candidates are aligned with MJS Packaging’s core values.

MJS Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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