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Controller or Chief Financial Officer

Company: Blentech Corporation
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1986, Blentech has led the industry in developing new cooking, mixing, cooling and material handling equipment solutions. Today the corporation is known as a leading-edge innovator in the food equipment space. Our portfolio has since expanded to include integrated systems, software solutions and a patent IoT/Industry 4.0 system that helps customers consistently produce safe, economical, nutritious, and good tasting foods worldwide.

Our competitive advantage is strong and distributed across four key pillars.

  • Robust Construction and Design
  • Process Expertise
  • System Integration
  • Advanced Automation/Analytics

    These advantages enable us to be a preferred supplier for regional, national and global processors with strong standing.

    Strategically, Blentech is growing its leadership team and its production capabilities to maximize the global potential of its proven technologies. This includes our proprietary and patented equipment, integrated systems, software solutions and services globally.

    Blentech is seeking leaders who will passionately pursue this vision as well as to embody the following principles:
    • Relentlessly seeking to build and maintain alignment in leadership circles
    • Seeks first to understand.
    • Always seeks to put customers first.
    • Understands the importance of a vital company culture and nurtures its growth.
    • Drives productivity through improved organizational habits as well as documented policies and procedures.

      The Blentech working environment is a remote hybrid environment and is governed by a remote work policy. This offers an exciting and dynamic work environment but provides the flexibility desired in the modern world. Leaders within the corporation succeed by modeling the best of our culture while guiding new policies into practice.

      Controller / Chief Financial Officer

      The core function of this job is:
      • Lead operations in Accounting, Finance, Governance and HR to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.
      • Serves as financial authority in the company modelling transparency and accountability. This includes cost benefit analysis, performance analysis, risk management and contract management.
      • Develops and maintains policies and processes that ensure conformation with the strategy and plan as well as the integrity of the financial data.
      • Collaborates with the CEO in the development of the strategic and annual operating plans.
      • Models the companys core values and helps to grow Blentechs culture as outlined in our Vivid Vision.

        High Level Goals/Targets
        • Maintains company financial models integrating forecasts and schedules to manage cash flow and capital investment.
        • Develops and maintains processes and systems to ensure all financial transitions are aligned with company goals, strategy and plans.
        • Provides analysis of company performance for monthly performance, quarterly board reports and annual planning meetings.
        • Supports CEO in management of company finances as well as managing financial risks which includes but may not be limited to payment risks, vendor risks, contract negotiation, intellectual property management and contract dispute resolution.
        • Works directly with the CEO to develop the strategic plan and associated financial plan.
        • Provides cost benefit analysis in the development of the capital plan and the review of A3s for strategic development, strategic R&D and in process R&D and continuous improvement initiatives.

          The ideal candidate:
          • Should be a true professional at all times with strong collaborative skills and the ability to model the core values as well as discretion regarding confidential issues.
          • Is a big picture thinker who is equally comfortable with the details.
          • Is agile, diligent; able to work in an environment in which priorities regularly shift in the short term while maintaining a longer-term focus.
          • Inherently understands the importance of building and maintaining enduring business processes.
          • Has demonstrated the ability to balance functional knowledge with emotional intelligence.
          • Embraces a philosophy of selfless people development to drive strong growth in culture.
          • Has a strong work ethic; willing to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary to get the job done.

            Responsibilities may include:
            • Manages a team that ensures accurate record keeping across all departments.
            • Responsible for supporting the CEO in development of overall financial policies.
            • Manages financial functions including accounting, budget, credit, insurance and tax.
            • Ensures that proper financial controls are in place and that financial transactions support overall business strategy while conforming with applicable laws and regulations.
            • Establishes and maintains the organization's overall accounting systems, procedures and policies.
            • Directs analysis and reporting of financial information including budgets, planning and required filings.
            • Creates and maintains operational policies and procedures that ensure efficient and accurate operations.
            • Integrates the companys single source of truth (CRM-PLM-ERP) in Salesforce across business units.
            • Supports any other special projects as directed by management.

              The CFO will maintain a collaborative environment to provide proactive support to all departments in Blentech and will support any initiative deemed necessary by the CEO and the board of directors.

              Reporting Relationships:

              The CFO reports to the CEO. This leader oversees the management and supervision of the following departments:
              • Accounting
              • Inventory
              • Governance

                • 10+ years in management
                • BS in Accounting or Finance (CPA preferred)
                • Experience in durable goods manufacturing, preferred Engineer to order and Configure to order environments.
                • Experience with business process development, ERP and PLM (Salesforce, Rootstock preferred)
                • Bonus MBA, ASME Pressure Vessel, Salesforce experience, Solidworks, Solidworks Electrical and PDM administration.

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