JOB ID: 17355
Direct Hire


Fort Walton Beach
Accountants One has been exclusively retained to recruit a hands-on / on-site Controller for a $25M Food Manufacturer and Distributor near Destin, Florida. The company is growing at 30% per year! The Controller will play an essential role in effectively managing the next steps of growth for this well-established company and move into a more strategic position of Chief Financial Officer.  The organization currently employs 120 people.

The role requires a person with a broad diversity of accounting skills, expertise in inventory and cost, and an ability to thrive in a family-owned company. The Controller will report directly to the leadership team. Strong experience in building processes and establishing strategic growth will be necessary. 

This is a terrific job with a financially strong company that prides itself on family values and creating wonderful high-quality products.

Cost Accounting / Inventory are necessary as well as tradition Accounting and Financial Controller duties.

  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financials
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and accounting policies
  • Audit preparation
  • Manage tax process in conjunction with existing CPA firm
  • Oversee AP/AR
  • Prepare annual budget, establishing financial and operational benchmarks
  • Manage outsourced payroll
  • Monitor and analyze current costing structure and implement standards; find opportunities to reduce expenses and minimize losses
  • Create repeatable inventory systems to monitor and replenish stock; forecast supply and demand
  • Analyze and review supply chain data to identify and resolve issues
  • Oversee and support accounting team with dynamic leadership to create an environment of trust, productivity, and growth.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance 
  • CPA a plus, but not required
  • Proven Accounting and Financial Leadership Experience 
  • Strong understanding of Cost Accounting & Inventory experience required
  • QuickBooks experience a plus
  • ERP implementation experience a real plus
  • 401K plan
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Healthcare Plan

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