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Janicki Industries Inc. Assistant Controller in Bellingham, Washington

Janicki Industries is an innovative, family-owned aerospace company located at the foot of the Cascades. We focus on engineering and manufacturing complex projects for companies in the aerospace, defense, and space industries. We are looking for an Assistant Controller to join our growing team.


Jump on board for an exciting journey in scenic NW Washington State where you will become an empowered key member of our Finance and Accounting team.  This is a unique opportunity to make an impact with a great team and fast-growing aerospace and defense manufacturing company.  You will receive exposure and learn all aspects of the business, while developing your accounting expertise.  

We're searching for an exceptional, self-motivated individual with a passion, not only for accounting, but for understanding processes and solving problems.  We insist on a high level of integrity for this role and value intellect, humor, and humility.  If you strive to be on track to be a Finance VP or even CFO someday, this could be the role for you.

This position may split time between our Bellingham and Sedro-Woolley, WA offices with occasional travel between sites as needed for business purposes. *Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate. *


  • Assist the Controller in overseeing financial operations of the company
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of financial records, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll
  • Perform detailed reviews of key GL accounts, investigate and correct any issues
  • Develop expertise in assigned functional areas and provide updates to senior management
  • Help manage the day-to-day accounting functions related to general accounting, project accounting, accounts receivable / payable, payroll and fixed assets
  • Support management of the company's financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting
  • Assist with month-end closing and reporting, forecasting and expense management
  • Become proficient in our SAP ERP system
  • Collaborate across the organization on solutions to complex problems
  • Resolve high level financial reporting issues and assists FP&A in variance explanations
  • Actively engage with Operations personnel to improve processes, actively support the management team, serving as the Controller when the Controller is off-site
  • Assist Controller with managing government cost accounting standards (CAS) implementation & support
  • Willingness to learn about and provide support for government contract audits & DCAA compliant accounting system design and implementation
  • Support Manufacturing Operations with cost accounting expertise and
  • Under minimal supervision, responsible for coordinating and reporting various activities as they relate to producing financial information
  • Take on ad hoc financial projects as assigned by the company President and CFO


Due to our ITAR and EAR regulations, applicants must be a US Citizen or of Legal Permanent Resident Status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1