Assistant Controller (McAllen, TX / Reynosa, MX)

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: Open
  • Posted On: June 25, 2020
  • Job Category: Finance and Accounting
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location:
  • Desired Experience: 6
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: Negligible
  • Relocation: No

Gateway Sourcing is assisting a client in search of an Assistant Operations Controller to support their manufacturing company. This position not only involves extensive cost accounting and financial knowledge, but also effective analytical and communication skills, business acumen, as well as an ability to work effectively and constructively with diverse teams.


**This person should have at least six years of experience working in a company manufacturing environment as a financial professional.

  • Support requirements to ensure all financial and accounting deadlines are met by the Reynosa operation (weekly, monthly, as required)
  • Improve accuracy and credibility of financial information generated from the Reynosa operation
  • Perform month-end financial closing activities as assigned by the Operations Controller
  • Perform analysis of operations performance while contributing to business decision-making
  • Develop capabilities to extract low-level information (SKU-level) and summarize into concise, meaningful and clear executive summaries
  • Identify and implement consistent analysis and reporting across business operations
  • Identify and effectively communicate financial-related issues, along with proposed action plans
  • Partner with and support Operations to drive profitability while ensuring sound controllership compliance
  • Construct and support of the development of strategic plans, annual budgets and periodic forecasts with clearly documented assumptions, supporting details and summaries for analytical comparison
  • Plan, execute, summarize and analyze periodic physical inventory requirements
  • Proactively monitor key process controls to ensure compliance and avoid surprises (core flow, accruals, remanufacturing process performance, etc.).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or business required
  • Master’s degree a “plus”
  • CPA or CMA certification, a “plus”
  • Minimum 8 years in Finance roles with at least 6 years in manufacturing environments
  • Public accounting or audit experience preferred
  • Manufacturing analysis, including in-depth product cost experience
  • Strong cost accounting skills, preferably in a standard cost environment
  • Effective communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Familiarity with Oracle, SAP or a similar ERP system preferred
  • Fluent in English and Spanish languages (May be US Citizen or Mexican National)
  • Remanufacturing and Core Accounting experience a plus

Personal Attributes:

  • A confident individual who sees themselves with the necessary learning capability, skills and attributes to fill a larger position in 3-5 years
  • Highly analytical; able to resolve both simple and complex issues in a manner that supports business objectives, is sensitive to the internal control environment and promotes process efficiency/effectiveness on a consistent basis
  • Effective interpersonal skills; expresses thoughts clearly, is an active listener and a “team player”
  • Strong communicator both orally (informally and in formal presentations) and in writing

Location:  McAllen, TX /  Reynosa, Mexico and Alabama occasionally

Compensation:  This is a permanent position and compensation will be commensurate with experience.  This company also offers full medical and dental benefits along with a 401k matching program

If you are qualified and interested, please submit your resume and cover letter.

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