Website Prairie State Impressions, LLC

Printing packaging

Manufacturing Controller / Accounting Manager

Privately held packaging manufacturer seeks a hands-on, seasoned individual to assume financial management role for the company. The successful candidate will have capable command of managerial accounting, general ledger, financial reporting, credit and treasury, while supervising day-to-day payables and receivables. The ability to effectively work with bank, outside CPA firm, and government entities is needed. Analysis and insightful review of financial performance with managing owners is a must.

Summary of Position

Establish and maintain professional business relationships with banking, outside accounting and legal entities.Manage all financial aspects of the business, including periodic external reporting, while providing accurate analysis/input to company shareholders.

Role and Responsibilities


· Train, supervise and oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Reps

· Create and implement new procedures

· Set daily and monthly guidelines, deadlines and staff meeting notes

· Prepare cash analysis for check runs as needed

· Review A/R and A/P aging reports and notes

· Reconcile business monthly bank statements

· Prepare monthly financial, statements and analysis

· Analyze trends and financial statements – research and reconcile discrepancies

· Conduct monthly shareholder review meetings

· Implement, maintain and refinance mortgage, equipment and auto loans and lines of credit, as required

· Prepare monthly and annual documentation for financial lenders and outside auditors

· Pay quarterly shareholder taxes, and real estate property taxes and state sales taxes on timely basis

· Accrue customer rebates and maintain customer and vendor agreements

· Process monthly journal entries for loans and interest charges

· Record payroll and other bank transactions

· Keep current with all Federal and State reporting

· Keep records of all customers’ Certificates of Resale Tax and vendors Tax Identification Numbers

· Dispute property tax increases

· Prepare 1099’s

· Assist in preparing Officer’s personal tax returns by providing detailed documentation on wages, bonuses, rentals, other incomes, to outside CPA firm

· Oversee/administer customer credit control


1. Maintain ongoing managerial relationship with bank officer/personnel

2. Manage cash balances to fund payroll and trade payables

401K Plan

· Provide support to Human Resources as needed


· Work with VP of Operations and Human Research Manager to provide data supporting annual renewal of business and group insurance packages

· Work with Human Research Manager to prepare annual workers comp audit

· Maintain records of new equipment purchases and building improvements for accurate financial and insurance documentation

· Manage and fund officers’ life insurance policies

Human Resources

· Process payroll journal entries

· Reconcile payroll discrepancies

Sales Department

· Maintain, research and adjust oversight of commission and rebate accounting

· Prepare monthly reports for PSI, PSG and individual salesmen

· Do additional monthly reports for draws, expenses, benefits, mark ups and special conditions

Qualifications and Education Requirements

· Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving skills

· Exceptional organizational and time management skills

· Ability to motivate and supervise staff

· Ability to work under extreme pressure to meet deadlines

· At least ten years of related experience (Manufacturing environment strongly recommended)

· Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance required

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