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Lippert Components, Inc Assistant Controller in Elkhart, Indiana

Assistant Controller

Who We Are

We are a team being a force for good in the world. As the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We’re Different

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We’re striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You’ll Get

  • A Company Culture Where Everyone Matters

  • Career Development

  • Mentoring

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Annual Flu Immunization

  • Holidays, Personal & Vacation Days

  • Local & National Discounts

  • Wellness Offerings

  • Food Truck Days


Provide management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts and preparing financial statements. The right individual will assume the responsibility of the integrity of plant financial reporting and internal controls, provide real-time and projected results, and guidance on operational and sales opportunities.


  • Reports directly to Group Controller

  • Prepares consolidated internal plant financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.

  • Analyzes information within the financial statements and completes schedules that support account balances.

  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts; reclassifying account balances.

  • Prepares various expense accruals and supporting schedules.

  • Reconcile monthly activity in fixed asset accounts and compile documents to support asset balances. Verify lives and methods are accurate and assets are capitalized in accordance with Company capitalization policies.

  • Track large capital projects and ensure accurate coding

  • Support the plant management by answering accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data, both on site and from

  • In addition to handling the monthly close process, will also be expected to prepare real-time and predictive results for evaluation and planning

  • Assist in periodic physical inventories, generally involving set-up of inventory tags within the system, variance support and posting of final physical inventory figures.

  • Summarization of monthly cycle counting results at the plant level.

  • Responsible for ensuring material costs and inventory values are accurate and that the system is tracking costs properly.

  • Provides support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information and providing support in the due diligence stage.

  • Consistently demonstrates leadership amongst peers and receives positive feedback from the accounting & operation groups.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications to gain advanced industry knowledge; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Strive for continuous process improvement.

  • Provide both tangible and intangible savings for the Company.

  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed


  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance or Business. MBA or CPA preferred.

  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance in a manufacturing environment is preferred, not required.

  • Experience with Dynamics 365 a plus.

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Experience operating within a SOX compliant environment.

  • Ability to comprehend broad business issues and accomplish objectives through others.

  • Leadership skills and analytical decision making.

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Clerical- Operates office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems and personal computers. Answer telephones, direct calls and take messages. Communicates with management, Team Members, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information and take instructions. Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system. Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails. Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules. Record, compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings.


Local travel is expected for this position, along with some occasional long distance travel

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass E-Verify.

AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Requisition ID: 2020-3361

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Street: 3501 CR 6 East