Controller in Marengo, Illinois at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Thomson Corporate Controller/Marengo Controller - $125M in Revenue

Thomson Industries, Inc., an Altra Company, designs and manufactures precision mechanical motion control systems and components essential to an amazingly diverse range of applications. We own multiple technologies marketed to design engineers who then improve the way we live and work. Our components are used in industrial automation to manufacturer and move commercial products of all types. Thomson products are also built into a myriad of specialized machines such as medical imaging and analysis instruments, agricultural & construction vehicles, aerospace & military equipment, machine tooling, food & packaging processes, arts & entertainment related machines and more.

Thomson is linear motion – optimized. Ours is a strong brand name and we’ve been building trust over the last 60 years with quality, innovation and the ability to leverage decades of application experience on behalf of a global clientele.

We are the industry's premiere producer of Linear Ball Bushing and Profile Rail bearings, 60 Case Shafting, ground and rolled Ball Screws, Lead Screws, Linear Actuators, Linear Systems, Planetary Gearheads, Clutches & Brakes, and related accessories. We have facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.



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

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain corporate accounting policies and procedures consistent with US GAAP
  • Manage a team of accounting professionals
  • Support both internal and external audits
  • Month end journal entries
  • Financial variance analysis and root cause countermeasures
  • Product Costing - development and maintenance
  • Annual Budget Preparation
  • Annual Strategic Plan Financial preparation
  • Fixed Assets Analysis
  • Monthly inventory verification and yearly physical inventory
  • Participate in and Support New Product Development and Margin Enhancement initiatives
  • Support and assist other functional areas of the Plant
  • Systems Development, Implementation, and Maintenance
  • Interacts with cross-functional teams on a variety of Operational Issues
  • Interacts with corporate professionals to share best practices and collaborate on various initiatives

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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 5 years corporate accounting in the manufacturing industry.
  • 3 years managerial experience.                  
  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 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.
  • Must be willing and able to travel international and domestic by all forms of transportation.

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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. 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 to assistance@altramotion.com.