Barnes Group
Engineered Components AS Controller, BristolDivision
At a glance
Location: US-CT-Bristol Map
Posted: 07/15/2020
Closing: 08/14/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: 8 to 10 years
Barnes Group
Job description

Engineered Components seeks a talented, self-driven and high - energy individual to serve as Controller for its AS Bristol division.  This will be a challenging and rewarding opportunity for the right candidate who will contribute as a member of the local leadership team adding input to business decisions.  The Controller will be responsible for identifying ways to maximize our operating efficiency and increase productivity and profitability of our business.  If you are a disciplined and collaborative individual with effective leadership skills, demonstrated understanding of Lean who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can focus individual and team energies to deliver results, you may be an excellent candidate to join our team.

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Provides leadership and direction in the daily management of all General Accounting and Financial Planning & Analysis activities. This includes ownership of the monthly financial closing and the provision of all related financial reporting for the division in accordance with GAAP as well as short and long term planning and budgeting, the Capital Asset Acquisition Request (CAAR) process and inventory management. Reinforces integrity and insures compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements through appropriate internal controls.
  • Formulate data to measure actual financial performance of the division, including monthly reports to assist the Finance Director in advising the various division management teams to ensure best financial results.
  • Work directly with division leadership to identify/promote continuous improvement and Lean initiatives in operations, asset management and productivity programs to maximize operating efficiencies and profitability.
  • Work closely with the Segment and Corporate Finance to ensure that there is adequate documentation, process flows and support for SOX 404 compliance.
  • Leverages broad-based understanding of key business fundamentals to drive financial health, improve operating efficiencies and profitability. Seeks out and seizes opportunities for cost reduction through process, policy and practice initiatives
  • Acts as consultant to various functional areas of the division with regards to financial Issues.    
  • Leads, develops and motivates a team of finance and accounting professionals by empowering and encouraging initiative, requiring high quality, communicating openly and honestly and providing regular and fair performance feedback



  • Minimum of eight to ten years of experience in accounting with at least three years of accounting and managerial experience in a mid to large size, publicly held, manufacturing company (or division thereof). Experience at a ‘Big 4’ or ‘Tier 2” accounting firm preferred.  
  • Excellent working knowledge of US GAAP and working in a SOX environment is required. Solid understanding of cost accounting and hands on product cost analysis experience are preferred skills.
  • Persuasive leadership skills and superb technical accounting skills to coach, guide and motivate the accounting team as a valued resource to the organization. Strong competencies in emotional intelligence, leadership, continuous improvement, and business acumen.
  • Data driven, analytical approach to problem solving leading to systemic improvements and lasting results. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and develop people as well as drive process improvement is an advantage.
  • Impeccable integrity; Superior interpersonal skills; able to communicate and engage personnel at all levels of the organization.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting. CPA, CMA, MBA or advanced degree preferred.



To be considered for the above position, please visit our website, click on careers, search for the job posting in which you are interested and submit your resume online.

At Barnes Group Inc., career development is a shared responsibility in which all employees are encouraged to develop, improve, and enhance their skills and professional growth to support our business objectives.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Engineered Components AS Controller, BristolDivision