Sightline Commercial Solutions Controller Minneapolis, MN · Full time

The Controller will provide leadership within the areas of financial reporting, financial planning & analysis, and internal controls. This position will provide oversight and management of the Accounting and Finance team’s day-to-day operations and will partner with other team members throughout Sightline in support of driving revenue growth, margin expansion, and cash flow generation.



Sightline Commercial Solutions is an industry leader in architectural railing and staging solutions, partnering with our customers to make their vision a reality. We work on some of the most prominent construction projects taking place today, including Target Field, Madison Square Garden, NCAA Final Four, and more. As an organization, we are committed to winning through teamwork and elevating life experiences.


Accounting & Financial Reporting

  • Provide day-to-day leadership over financial statement preparation, month-end closing, project/contract accounting, sales & use tax, inventory, and fixed asset accounting
  • Ensure the month-end closing process is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare, review, and distribute monthly financial statements
  • Analyze and prepare commentary on monthly financial results, including variances to forecast, budget, and prior year results
  • Prepare portions of the monthly financial package for the Executive Leadership Team (ELT)
  • Prepare selected complex accounting entries and account reconciliations
  • Review and approve journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Oversee the product costing process, including establishing material costs, labor & overhead rates, and other manufacturing costs


Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Prepare and submit the annual financial budget to the company executive team
  • Regularly update the financial forecast and incorporate into the monthly financial package
  • Work with the CFO to prepare and distribute the company’s long-range financial model
  • Update, approve, and distribute monthly department budget results
  • Review weekly cash flow forecast and the related Actual vs. Forecast analysis
  • Develop, analyze, and report monthly Working Capital metrics (DSO, DPO, DOH, etc.)
  • Implement and maintain an effective capital budgeting process
  • Partner with operations teams to prepare financial business cases (e.g., Discounted Cash Flow Analysis) in support of large capital expenditures or other significant investments


Team Leadership

  • Develop and deliver an annual strategic plan for the Accounting & Finance team
  • Manage, coach, and develop the Accounting & Finance team members
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide meaningful feedback to team members
  • Lead regular team meetings and individual check-ins with team members


Other Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable processes
  • Maintain the company’s framework for internal controls over assets and financial reporting
  • Play a key role in the annual CPA review of company financial statements
  • Prepare information as needed in support of the annual tax return
  • Support annual updates to employee benefits plans and commercial insurance plans
  • As needed, serve as a team member for the company’s strategic growth initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Prior supervisory/team leadership experience
  • 7+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience within manufacturing, construction, or comparable industries (e.g. project-oriented industries)
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Significant experience working with ERP systems (such as Epicor or similar solutions)
  • Experience working within cross-functional teams/environments


  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision options)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Floating Holiday hours
  • 8 paid company holidays
  • 401k & Roth with company match
  • Paid maternity & parental leave benefits
  • Adoption assistance
  • Company-paid disability insurance
  • Tuition & professional development reimbursement
  • Hybrid work environment