Financial Controller

Posted by Far Bank Enterprises on 06/08/2024

Financial Controller Job Basics

Industry Sector
Fishing, Outdoor
Job Type
Job Categories
Accounting, Finance
Required to Relocate
Required to Travel
Employee May Telecommute
Job Seeker Must Live Within
Required Experience
10+ years

Financial Controller Job Description & Requirements

Far Bank Enterprises is in search of an experienced Controller to direct our Accounting and Finance team as we continue to grow with our industry leading brands. This position presents the opportunity to lead our Financial & Data Transformation as we continue our investment in technology and talent creating a data-centric environment enabling automation, fast decision making and securing our platform for growth (built around our new ERP, Microsoft D65).

As the next Far Bank Controller, you will be a trusted and valued member of the leadership team with direct input into departmental initiatives, leadership, employees, and our most valued asset, the customer. The Controller is a ‘roll-up-your sleeves’ contributor that develops, implements, and maintains systems and SOPs to ensure complete, accurate, and timely reporting while overseeing the day-to-day accounting, working capital management, and month-end close activities.


Far Bank Enterprises is the holding company for the Fly Fishing industry leading brands of Sage, Redington, RIO Products and Fly Water Travel. Collectively, with the focus of these brands, we are an integrated manufacturer and distributor of fly fishing products, including rods, reels, lines, leaders, tippets, flies and performance outdoor apparel.

We are anglers and adventurers with a shared mission to deliver outstanding products and extraordinary experiences to our vibrant fly fishing community through our brands, education, and conservation initiatives. This industry is about passion, and we take that to heart with our approach for each product we bring to market. From the design of our hand crafted fly rods to the intricate flies, lines and reels that are integral to the fly fishing experience, we take pride in focusing on our customer so that they have best product and travel opportunities to find that open water.


·         Develops, mentors, and directs the accounting & finance team

·         Maintains integrity of all processes that drive financial data, including general ledger, cost accounting, AP/AR, payroll, inventory reconciliation and forecasting

·         Ensures the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports are timely, accurate, and in compliance with GAAP

·         Partners to the CFO and works directly with CEO and Executive team ensuring continuous feedback on budgets and financial metrics

·         Participates in strategic planning and direction for the company

·         Continue leading technology enhancements in financial reporting with D365 and Power BI reporting for better positioning to capitalize on organic and inorganic growth.

·         Working capital management – billing/accounts receivables and accounts payables processes to construct a best-in-class infrastructure (systems, people, etc.) to support the company’s growth

·         Oversee preparation of departmental budgets, annual operating plan, strategic planning and key analytics

·         Coordinates with manufacturing operations on costing responsibilities including annual standard cost rolls

·         Standard Controller duties:

1)      Leads the annual audit coordinating with external auditors

2)      Manages or prepares various SALT filings in multiple states

3)      Continued evaluation and identification of cost reductions and process inefficiencies

4)      Ensures compliance with local/state/federal requirements, banking, vendor management, and continuous operational improvement.


·         BA Degree in Accounting, CPA or CMA desired

·         10+ years professional experience, including managing accounting teams

·         Knowledge of local, state and federal taxation

·         Exposure to cost accounting in a manufacturing environment

·         Experience with Microsoft D365 (strongly preferred)

·         Experience with using and implementing Power BI tools (Preferred)

·         Passion for the outdoors (Preferred) + interest in fly fishing (Plus)

·         Passion for data and process with strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint



Salaried position with a competitive benefits package including: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability/Paid Time Off/401(k).  



Access to great outdoor gear discounts and company culture that cares for the employees!


About Far Bank Enterprises

Far Bank Enterprises is an integrated manufacturer and distributor of fly fishing products and services, including fly fishing rods, reels, waders, lines, leaders, tippet, performance outdoor apparel, and travel to the world’s finest fly fishing experiences. Far Bank subsidiaries operate under the brand names Sage, Redington, RIO Products, and Fly Water Travel.; Our core purpose is to inspire the fly anger through outstanding products and extraordinary experiences for the fly fishing community.



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