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Saltchuk Marine Shared Services, LLC Controller in Seattle, Washington

Reporting to the CFO, responsible for directing overall accounting activities for all Company lines of business, cash management, financing, internal controls, financial reporting, and ad valorem tax compliance. Maximizes the return on invested capital by administering financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems that safeguard the assets and ensure accurate and timely recording of all transactions, with a focus on continuous improvement and cost efficiency. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Own the monthly process of preparing and reviewing the consolidated financial statements for internal and external use, including performing detailed balance sheet analytics and verifying appropriateness of US GAAP adjustments and consolidation elimination entries. * Establish, monitor, and enforce accounting policies and procedures in compliance with GAAP including any changes in GAAP in conjunction with the parent company accounting team. * Ensure the integrity of financial results through the development, implementation, and support of proper internal controls. * Responsible for overall company financial accounting activities, including accuracy and daily productivity of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, treasury, state and local taxes, and cost accounting. * Define, develop, and implement best in class processes leveraging the capabilities of the Accounting team, Foss' ERP system, and supporting tools. * Ensure proper implementation and use of GL chart of account design, profit center structure and cost center structure. * Manage relationship with external auditors for all audits of annual financials including company retirement plans. * Work closely with parent company Internal Audit group, ensuring internal control objectives are met. * Work closely with parent company Treasury to enact any financing arrangements related to Foss and ensure appropriate controls around cash and banking systems. * Manage relationships with the company's banking partners, lenders, investors, and financial partners; manage lease and loan agreements. * Work closely with the FP&A department during the budget and forecasting process, preparation of monthly variance analysis, and evaluation of cost structure in support of business objectives. * Be a partner to the executive leadership team and operating companies' leadership teams for all financial matters. SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP OF DIRECT STAFF: * Provides direction and leadership to achieve company Core Values, Mission and Safety Vision. * Be a leader for "SpeakUp", including encouraging peers and staff to exhibit a safe and ethical culture. * Responsible for all matters of employment including recruiting, training, development, promotion, discipline and termination. Processes performance evaluations in a timely, effective and fair manner. * Understands and complies with Company policies and procedures, including EEO, Non-Discrimination, Harassment, and Saltchuk Code of Ethical Business Conduct. * Effectively communicates function and/or regional goals and objectives. * Lead and manage department processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives. * Directs, motivates and develops accounting team (consisting of general accounting, , credit and collections, billing and accounts payable) to support operations and parent company efficiently and effectively. * Establishes goals, monitors progress and results of direct reports. * Develops and maintains a succession plan for all functions. * Addresses inter- and intra-department training needs and counseling, as needed. * Performs special duties and other projects as assigned. * Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: