Controller search for $1B+ division of large CPG food company on the Central Coast of California

Large food company on the Central Coast of California sought a Controller to lead the transformation of their finance and accounting team. This person would build a world class accounting team, improve internal processes and controls, and enhance their systems.

The successful candidate spent 16 years at large food manufacturer where he was the senior director of financial accounting for an $8B CPG business unit before moving into their SEC reporting team. Most recently, he was the vice president of accounting at a $1.3B banking payments solutions business with 80 entities across 40 countries. In this position, he had responsibility for corporate accounting, fixed assets, payroll, AP, expenses, and inter-company transactions.