The Controller is responsible for and leads all aspects of the finance, HR, and IT functions of the organization at Marlin. This position acts as a strategic business partner supporting all areas relating to financial reporting and daily accounting operations. This role is responsible for the development and ownership of monthly and annual financial plans, implementing and upholding financial policies and procedures to ensure a proper control environment and compliance with US GAAP, cost accounting oversight and management, financial reporting and analysis, year-end tax return support, budgeting and forecasting, driving process improvements and efficiencies, and cash management. The Controller will be a part of the Executive Team, which is in charge of setting corporate direction and overall company success. Essential Duties and Responsibilities This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure and its integration with the company ERP environment (Epicor).
  • Assume a project leadership role in the development of the budget and forecasts for the company and its related entities.
  • Assist in improving business processes and creating efficiencies that support cooperative growth initiatives.
  • Oversee and coordinate the timely and accurate reporting of tax-related matters including and not limited to income tax returns, sales tax returns, 1099 reporting, payroll returns including ACA and PCORI, other regulatory reporting, etc.
  • Manages all accounting and treasury functions for the company.
  • Balances cash to the bank and makes money transfers as necessary.
  • Closes and updates computer accounting systems for month-end and year-end procedures. Reconciles all balance sheet accounts and select income statement accounts to the general ledger and ensures accurate journal entry.
  • Perform cost accounting analysis to validate cost and profitability standards are being met.
  • Act as key member of the Executive Team.
  • Travel up to 10%

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise HR, IT and accounting staff.
  • Oversee all insurance programs; health, dental, vision, Disability and Life, workers’ compensation including OSHA reporting, and general liability. Oversee new hire setup, employee onboarding and offboarding, employee status changes, COBRA administration, and regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure Marlin is in compliance with all regulatory requirements related to financial, human resource, and IT matters.
  • 401K Administration


  • BS degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field; Masters degree or CPA designation highly desirable.
  • 7 to 15 years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Manufacturing or related industry experience is a plus
  • ERP experience; current system is Epicor
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for results and a winning outlook
  • Highly developed negotiation and influencing skills
  • Entrepreneurial, resourceful, energetic and self directed
  • Thorough knowledge of personal computer application software
  • Menomonee Falls or Horicon, WI is the choice for primary location. Some travel between facilities.
  • Remote work policy; allows up to 2 days/week remote (after onsite period)

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to independently handle the physical activities associated with:

  • Working at a personal computer within an office environment
  • Travel Expectations: Ability to travel independently by car or airplane

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee commonly works in an office environment where the noise level is usually quiet, but may occasionally be on the production floor where the noise level is moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently perform work/job related travel. The work environment at those locations may vary between office and factory settings.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.