Edina (3 days) and Owatonna (2 days), Minnesota
Jan 22, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Gopher Sport is a leading direct-marketing company of unique, high-quality, innovative sports, physical education, fitness and early childhood products. Since 1947 Gopher Sport has provided unsurpassed service to our customers and backed all of our products with an unconditional 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Gopher Sport has an exciting opportunity for a Controller that is looking for career growth.  This position will work in our Edina office (3) days per week and (2) days per week in our headquarter facility located in Owatonna, MN (approximately 60-miles south of the Twin Cities).  The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of experience in a Controller position with progressive growth throughout their accounting career.  This individual needs to be passionate about growing a team and providing an excellent experience to our internal and external customers!

Primary duties include:

  • Ensure all internal and external financial information is complete, accurate, and on time to insure a successful month end close.
  • Provide accessible daily activities and reports to meet or exceed all internal and external customer expectations
  • Develop and maintain documentation for all accounting processes and insure all appropriate team members are trained
  • Continuously improve Oracle and other system application usage
  • Prepare and direct annual financial audit to insure a successful audit.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited university/college
  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience with a minimum of 3 years success in an accounting leadership role. 
  • MBA,  CMA,  CPA preferred
  • Advanced proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications and Windows Operating System, specifically Excel.
  • Oracle ERP system experience a plus.

Gopher Sport can offer the right candidate a competitive compensation & benefit package, company-wide performance bonus, 401K, ESOP, tuition reimbursement, product discounts, company paid holidays and so much more!

Please click Apply Now for a full position description and to apply.

Gopher Sport is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/

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