Business Area Controller - MO

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Mettler-Toledo, LLC is a global supplier of precision instruments with sales and service locations in 37 countries. The Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection Group, consisting of CI-Vision, Hi-Speed and Safeline, is the world’s leading supplier of in-line checkweighers, metal detectors, machine vision systems and x-ray inspection systems. We believe employees are the lifeblood of our company. As we thrive on quality and initiative, we work together in a fast-paced environment striving towards common goals and open to innovation and success. We’d love for you to become part of our growing team!

The PIUS- MO Business Area Controller is responsible for supporting the PIUS and Eagle MO organizations, Head of Finance, PIUS-MO Sr. Staff, and Eagle General Manager for all financial aspects related to operations.  This generally includes key areas of:
Budgeting and Planning
Supporting End-to-End MO business processes
Internal Controls and Processes for compliance with SOX
Financial Reporting – Group reporting and Management reports
Financial Reporting – Compliance with GAAP and SEC Rules
Overseeing the Accounts Receivable Function
Working Capital Management – MO Inventory
Bonus management - MO
Compiling and Presenting Financial Results and KPIs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The MO Business Area Controller role is responsible for supporting the PIUS Head of Finance and the MO GMs and Sr. Staffs in the areas of accounting, financial reporting, internal controls, financial planning and analysis, business processes, bonus management, and working capital.  Experience with SAP and Business Intelligence is preferred.  

In addition, the MO Business Area Controller will be assigned to special projects supporting the finance and operations teams.

The MO Business Area Controller should maximize financial performance by efficiently and proactively leading (and/or serving as) the following:
  • Supports compliance with Global Controllers Manual and SOX
  • Active participation in the financial planning and budgeting processes
  • Plays lead role in MO audit activities both internally and externally.
  • Performs key controls related to MO financial statements and critical business processes.
  • Leads revenue recognition monitoring, review, and accounting as well as ensuring key  controls are performed and disclosures are submitted timely and accurately.
  • Ensures monthly employee and rep commissions are accrued and paid on a monthly basis.
  • Proficient with the MO general ledger and reporting systems (SAP, Hyperion, and BI) as a basis for preparing financial reports and analysis, including a solid understanding of accounting principles.
  • Proactively analyze financial trends (e.g. order entry, sales, margin, expenses, and operating profit) and support Senior Management with identifying and implementing strategic initiatives to improve (cost control, margins, restructuring, etc.).
  • Support improved working capital initiatives such as Accounts Receivable, past dues, cash receipts, and customer credits.
  • Proactively identify and/or implement process improvements within the Finance team to increase productivity.
  • Support acquisitions including valuation, due diligence, and integration as needed.
  • Lead special projects as identified by the Head of Finance and MO Management teams.

What You Need to Succeed

To fulfill this role successfully the employee must be able to perform each essential duty at a high level.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Masters of Business Administration with a focus on Accounting or Finance or Certified Public Accountant.
  • Solid knowledge of re-engineering concepts for improvement of business processes and control orientation.
  • Strong PC and presentation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to communicate relevant issues to senior financial and operational management.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting and inventory control
  • Solid GAAP accounting skills.

  • 5-7 years' experience in a multi-national environment.
  • Solid business acumen and experiences in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong ability to communicate concisely and manage multiple objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience for the strong support of and / or led change management activities in relation to business process and control orientation.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software and G/L software applications.
  • Previous experiences w/ SAP and underlying costing functions.
  • Proven ability to manage direct reports.
  • Track record of supporting and driving decisions that move the needle.

  • Experience in Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management, and change management skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate (verbal and written) concisely with all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence
  • Microsoft Excel (advanced), Word, PowerPoint, experience required.  SAP, Hyperion, and Analysis (SAP business intelligence) experience preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant not required

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire 
  • Tuition reimbursement, employee wellness programs, plus other perks and discounts 
  • Parental and caregiver leave policies
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits 
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in weighing
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation 
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards A commitment to extraordinary service on our state-of-the-art equipment

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes. 
  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
No matter how far human kind goes to explore new frontiers, Mettler Toledo is there to help make it happen.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.



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Mettler-Toledo, LLC

1571 Northpointe Pkwy Lutz, FL 33558 United States

+1 (813) 889-9500