Performance Center Controller in Saint Croix Falls, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Performance Center Controller

Job Description

Want to join a long standing, stable company that excels at delivering excellence to our customers - Join Team Ducommun today - Awesome is where we start!

Ducommun Incorporated is dedicated to providing the aerospace and defense industry with leading engineered products, electronic and structural manufacturing and assembly services as well as aftermarket support. We supply high value, niche products and services that deliver superior and sustainable value to our customers and all other stakeholders. Ducommun recently celebrated our 170th anniversary!

We are seeking a high energy, results driven leader to join our Nobles Worldwide team in St Croix Falls, WI as our Performance Center Controller.

As the performance center controller, you will be responsible to manage the accounting functions of the St Croix Falls facility. You will do this by partnering with the local leadership team and corporate finance to drive continuous improvement, perform financial analyses and present recommendations to management. In addition, you will be responsible for the following key activities:

  • Prepare financial reporting on a consistent basis to support location and corporate requirements in accordance with GAAP.

  • Analyze results to drive improvements and meet long term goals.

  • Perform monthly close, including all reconciliation and review activities.

  • Ensure all  financial deadlines for financial and ad hoc reporting are met.

  • Prepare and coordinate Annual Operationg plan, monthly forecasting cycle, variance reporting, as well as managing the Capital acquisition process.

  • Help drive and influence Performance Center results on Corporate initiatives.

  • Support bid and proposal process.  Prepare current and future cost estimates as well as rate structure simulation.

  • Review contracts to ensure they are in alignment with current accounting polices, with a focus on Revenue recognition and Cost matching.

  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) internal controls are reviewed, updated, and followed. Coordinate SOX and financial audit testing at the facility.

  • Ensure that SOX 404 testing is compliant,  timely, accurately, and fully documented.

  • Ensure all facility staff are trained properly and adhere to accounting policies and procedures. Periodically review procedures for proper compliance and function.

  • Develop team members to strengthen the skills and capabilities of the local finance department.

  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Proven analytical abilities, including strong accounting/financial, budgeting, business planning, and forecasting skills, with solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Self-starter capable of interacting closely with production, bidding, materials, and customer service as well as the ability to quickly identify and solve complex problems.

  • Ability to develop and deliver clear and convincing presentations to senior management, peers, and co-workers.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun

  • Ability to work with a large volume of detail producing accurate results within aggressive deadlines

  • Advanced level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

  •  Proficient MRP/ERP system skills

  • Creative and innovative approach to problem resolution

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes and capabilities

  • Negotiation and conflict management skills

  • Leadership skills—people management, meeting facilitation, and customer support

  • Exceptional organization skills are required with emphasis on attention to details

  • Ability to multitask efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment

  • Knowledge of CAS and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members

 Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

    • Minimum 10+ years of accounting experience including work in a manufacturing environment

    • Prior controller experience

    • Government accounting experience  

      Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

    • CPA/CMA preferred

1105 E Pine St
St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, 55024
United States


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