• 21-Apr-2022 to 21-Jun-2022 (MST)
  • Finance
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Parental Leave, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Development, Work Life Balance

About Our Company Rough Brothers & Apeks Supercritical has rebranded as Prospiant, the agriculture technology business portfolio of Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK), and the leading U.S.-based provider of turnkey controlled environment agriculture (CEA) solutions for growing fruits, vegetables, hemp, and cannabis. The company has expertise in custom-designed, manufactured and installed greenhouses for research, education, and retail garden centers. We're also the only provider of soil-to-oil cannabis ecosystems globally including technologies for the cultivation, extraction, and refinement of cannabinoids.

Prospiant embodies long-term stability with the unmatched financial strength and end-to-end expertise of our heritage brands; gained during more than 185 years of combined business success. Our customers rely on our expertise to succeed in these markets:

  • Produce ' growers of fruits and vegetables located closer to grocery retailers and restaurants they supply
  • Cannabis ' greenhouse and indoor grow cultivators of cannabis and hemp; extractors and refiners of cannabinoids in legalized medicinal and recreational states and countries
  • Commercial ' growers of flowers and plants as well as greenhouses for educational, research and institutional organizations and retail businesses

Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ: ROCK) is a leading manufacturer and provider of products and services for the renewable energy, agtech, residential, and infrastructure markets.

Gibraltar operates 38 facilities in 17 states, Canada, China, and Japan. These businesses operate through 27 manufacturing facilities and two distribution centers, giving them a base of operations to provide customer support, delivery, service and quality to several regional and national customers. Gibraltar's common stock is a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 and the Russell 2000 Index.

Position Summary

The Controller will provide leadership and coordination of financial planning, budget management functions and ensure that accounting procedures and reporting conform to generally accepted accounting principles and/or international financial reporting standards for the Processing business of Gibraltar Industries' Prospiant platform - focus on the Commercial, Cannabis and Processing Market Segments. As the financial leader for an engineered products manufacturing business, strong focus on cost understanding and control will is a critical responsibility.

Primary Accountabilities (Essential Duties)

Develop and coordinate global financial consolidation & operational metrics for the Business entities in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and/or international financial reporting standards.

Support short and long range financial forecasting for budgeting and planning in coordination with FP&A

Provide analysis on the Business' financial results to optimize profitability and divisional performance. Proactively tackle P&L issues that arise across the business and champion resolution collaboratively with the team

Ensure that there is an effective and efficient system of internal controls including: data integrity, asset protection, segregation of duties, budgeting, financial reporting, and adherence to corporate policies (GAAP, SOX compliance, etc.) Main partner for both internal and external audit.

Core accounting and financial processes/functions include: Revenue Recognition), COGS, Currency Translation, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accruals, GL, Fixed Assets, and Consolidation

Ownership of cost accounting activities for manufacturing including standards, variance analysis, inventory analysis and the annual physical inventory)

Ensure the closing process is completed timely and accurately, variance analysis, along with creation of appropriate consolidated income statements, balance sheets and robust supporting reconciliations

Drive harmonization of accounting practices across the organization (e.g. account reconciliations, internal control, business analysis, etc.)

Drive a continuous improvement culture, developing and improving efficient and scalable processes and using best practices that tie into the overall company operational structure

Leads / supports actions to achieve the Business' profitability and business plans

Work as required with other areas to provide financial insight, guidance and financial education on different matters to support decision making and planning (e.g. make-buy analyses, cost reduction initiatives, etc.)

Coordinate business modeling and analysis with the FP&A function to more deeply understand and communicate business performance. Create and deliver tools to provide Finance Acumen to key business leaders

Provide leadership & coaching to create and sustain a high performance culture, plus develop staff to support succession planning

Secondary Accountabilities

Consistent communication and partnership with Gibraltar Corporate and peer controllers in the Growing and Processing segment.


Master's Degree in Finance, Business Accounting or a related field

7+ years' experience in financial management

7+ year's experience in multi-company, multi-facility, and multi-state environments

CPA/CMA licensure

Ability to travel up to 25%

Prospiant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics


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