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Lyco Manufacturing, Inc is searching for a Controller with a manufacturing background to join our top-tier family-owned industry leading team to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting.

Objectives Of This Role

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • First-hand development and growth of accounting staff consistent with the company’s succession planning initiatives.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
  • Support month-end and year-end close process.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Work closely with Corporate Accounting Firm
  • Additional Controller duties as necessary.


Responsibilities & Duties

Accounting Operations: Oversee the accounting / finance department, which includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, payroll as well as supervision of accounting staff.

Financial Reporting: Oversee the production of periodic financial reports and ensure that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Working with Executive Team: Assist in the guidance of financial decisions and advise executives on finance matters.

Financial Statements: Coordinate and prepare internal and external financial statements.

Budget Process: Manage the budget process and develop and monitor financial performance metrics.

Forecasting: Create a budget that allocates expenses in the most auspicious manner.

Compliance: Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings, and monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller or Senior Level Accountant
  • 10+ years of experience at the Senior Accountant role or higher
  • Strong background in Manufacturing highly preferred
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CMA preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills


Lyco Manufacturing is known around the world for making innovative state-of-the-art food processing machinery that helps feed the world. Our Cooking/Cooling line is the best in the world for pasta, rice, dry beans and vegetables. Our waste water screens are also known to be the best in North America. Our customers include 50 of the Top 100 processors in North America and many smaller companies as well. Odds are that you have eaten foods processed through our machines. Our priorities are God, Family, People and Business in that order.

Lyco has a great culture, maintains a pleasant work environment and is the employer of choice in the area. Personnel tenure is measured in decades because we truly value our employees and provide a stable, flexible work environment with good pay. We train new hires, our own people and recognize good performance rewarding hard work and dedication with bonuses. We’re growing, which provides opportunity for advancement and further schooling.

Our administration, and engineering departments use state of the art computers and systems. The factory has computer controlled machinery, lasers and robot welders. We’re always looking for good people to train.

Columbus is a very nice town of 5,000 people and an ideal place for families. We’re located 25 miles from Madison, WI and 75 miles west of Milwaukee. If you’re looking for a good place to live, work and build a future for yourself, we’re an equal opportunity employer and welcome experience in all age groups.