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Accounting/Finance | Traverse City, MI | Full Time

Job Description

Well regarded customer product and service distributor in Traverse City, Michigan actively seeking a CONTROLLER

Position is with a locally owned business operating since 1973 with dedicated, professional staff providing superior, comprehensive and high quality client care under a valued product line as its core initiative.

This is a tremendous opportunity for a professional to learn and grow within a well-established and innovative work place with experienced senior management. 

Full-time position, competitive salary, 401k plan, 100% of health benefits company paid. 



  • Participate in development and support of company strategic plans.
  • Monitor financial performance of company through compiling and analyzing financial reports, general ledger, payroll and timekeeping duties as well as general project management and accounting duties encompassing a closely held small business. 
  • Prepare monthly and annual operating budgets.
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with company procedures.
  • Communicate financial metrics to senior management.
  • Provide leadership and support on accounts receivable and accounts payable duties.
  • Manage preparation and action needed for payroll for company personnel.
  • Use various software programs, including QuickBooks, to provide general bookkeeping and accounting duties, including tax reporting, payroll monitoring, reconciliation, billing, correspondence.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting or closely related discipline.
  • Entry level, broad accounting experience with exposure to various industries desired. 
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and demonstrated compassion for high client care and service. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to work closely with a senior management team and within a small team setting with some direct reports.


Please send resumes via this posting.  Initial recruiting effort being supported with discretion by Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth (DGN) human resources for direct placement with this Traverse City business.