Altra Industrial Motion

Marengo, IL 60152

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Controller in Marengo, IL at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted:10/3/2022

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About Us

Thomson invented anti-friction linear technology over 60 years ago and has continued to lead the industry ever since. The Thomson brand is recognized and trusted as the global leader in mechanical motion technology.Since 2002 when Thomson was acquired by Altra, our product range has grown significantly. Our family of linear and mechanical motion products also includes BSA, Neff, Tollo, Micron, Deltran and Cleveland - all now part of Thomson.With a world-wide service and support infrastructure, our field service engineers and support teams are available to assist whenever they are needed. This web site also contains a wealth of resources including downloadable 3D models, design tools, product specifications, and more.Talk to us early in the design process to see how Thomson can help identify the optimal balance of performance, life, and cost for your next application. And, call us or any of our 2000+ distribution partners around the world for fast delivery of replacement parts.

Job Description


The Controller is responsible for effectively implementing the corporate financial strategy, policy, and procedures through oversight of all financial activities. Builds strong relationships with key functional internal customers to effectively drive financial performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

+ Maintain corporate accounting policies and procedures consistent with US GAAP

+ Manage a team of accounting professionals

+ Financial statement preparation and presentation

+ Support both internal and external audits

+ Financial variance analysis and root cause countermeasures

+ Product costing, development, and maintenance

+ Annual budget preparation

+ Manage Thomson N. American shared financial services (AR / AP / Payroll)

+ Monthly inventory verification and annual physical inventory

+ Participate in and support new product development and margin enhancement initiatives

+ Support and assist other functional areas of the plant

+ Interacts with cross functional teams on a variety of operational issues

+ Interacts with corporate professionals to share best practices and collaborate on initiatives

Representative Decisions

+ Identifying financial trends and making recommendations for improved financial performance

+ Provide accurate forecasts based on a wide set of data

+ Team staffing and selection

Expected Outcomes

+ Timely and accurate management of the financial records

+ Provide financial leadership for continuous improvement

+ Be a business partner to the site leader

+ Collaborate with the leadership team

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

+ Accountability – takes ownership of expected outcomes

+ Analytical Thinking – identifies patterns across data or situations that are not obviously related

+ Communication – listens to others and creates clarity through verbal and written communications

+ Decision Making – makes timely and informed decisions that consider the facts, constraints, risks, and likely impacts

+ Drive and Determination – acts with persistence and tenacity and effectively addresses obstacles, strong work ethic

+ Entrepreneurial Spirit – actively seeks out and recognizes opportunities that help company grow, improve, and evolve

+ Leadership – creates a compelling vision and leads by example in a manner that promotes followership; leverages the strengths of individuals and teams to achieve objectives

+ Organizational Effectiveness – effectively navigates organizational structures and drives momentum to achieve desired outcomes

+ Team Player – promotes trust, collaboration, and commitment within a team

Education and Experience Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.

+ 5 years corporate accounting in the manufacturing industry.

+ 3 years managerial experience.

+ Sarbanes-Oxley experience.

+ Financial budgeting and forecasting experience.

+ Strong standard cost accounting experience.

+ Monthly inventory verification and yearly physical inventory experience.

+ Strong communication with corporate (Public Company) experience

Physical Demand and Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit.

Must be willing to travel by all forms of transportation. Position requires ~10% travel.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email


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