Lyons Magnus

Fresno , CA

Assistant Controller

Lyons Magnus
Fresno, CA Full-time
Posted on January 26, 2019
Creativity, innovative thinking and the manufacturing of top-quality products have put Lyons Magnus in the forefront of the food industry. Lyons is involved in each phase of the food manufacturing process from the growing of the raw materials to the marketing of the finished products - and everything in between. Lyons produces more than 2,000 different items for the industrial ingredient and foodservice segments, designing products for some of the top restaurant chains in the country, as well as international accounts. This huge undertaking could not be done without a diverse and talented staff. At Lyons, our people are the heart of our organization. Lyons is proud to cultivate a thriving work environment with employees who are not just satisfied and productive, but engaged in creating the future - the company's and their own. Lyons Magnus is seeking a Assistant Controller for its Fresno Corporate Office, Overview of Position : The Assistant Controller reports directly to the Controller and supports management by providing accurate and timely information for operational and strategic decision making, as well as for purposes of compliance with external financial reporting obligations. The Assistant Controller will work closely with management to maximize the return on financial assets by providing leadership and expertise around the development and execution of financial policies and procedures, as well as implementation of internal control and reporting systems. Description of Responsibilities: ? Support the mission, values and vision of the company; ? Prepare, validate and publish timely monthly internal and external financial statements; ? Development and/or maintenance of accounting processes and procedures, ? Development and/or maintenance of desktop manuals and departmental standard operating procedures; ? Day to day management and oversight of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff - reporting and review, issue resolution, vendor and customer interactions as necessary and where appropriate; ? Review of bank and account reconciliations and journal entries as part of the month-end financial close process; ? Provide leadership and oversight relative to external audit interactions and coordination as the primary point of contact throughout the process, tasked with status tracking as well as preparation/review of complex analyses resulting from and/or to address ad hoc requests as they arise throughout the audit; ? Technical accounting relating to complex transactions and new accounting pronouncements - including performing accounting research, development and documentation of approach (accounting memos as necessary) and proposal of journal entries and/or disclosures which are adequately supported by calculations grounded in the authoritative accounting literature; ? Provide training and mentoring to AR/AP staff, as well as members of the accounting and finance department to develop and enhance the competencies within our team; ? Assist in oversight and review of compliance relating filings including sales tax, property tax and income tax, among others ? Involvement in the preparation of quarterly bank compliance documents including financial statements and covenant calculations; ? Involvement in other various ad hoc tasks and projects which arise relating to internal/external reporting, cost saving initiatives, financial analysis and planning, etc. Qualifications : ? Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics; ? CPA preferred; ? 3+ years of Big 4 public accounting as well as some industry experience preferred; ? Self-starter and highly motivated professional; ? Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel and proficient with big data assignments; ? Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ? Demonstrated success in leading teams; A dditional Information Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, and salary requirements. To learn more about Lyons Magnus, LLC its products and core values, visit or follow us on Instagram or Twitter. Lyons Magnus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories. *This organization participates in E-Verify.