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CFO | Controller

No relocation assistance offered

Foam Design is a fabricator of innovative products and specialty foam packaging located in Lexington, KY.  For over 40 years, we have been the premier fabricator of Polyethylene, Polyurethane, and Reticulated Foams.  Foam design is also a leader in planning and manufacturing components for aerospace and military applications.  Our fabrication capabilities and expertise provide our customers with quality foam solutions.  Foam Design is seeking an energetic, career oriented professional for an exciting opportunity as CFO/Controller.


The CFO/Controller directs the organization's financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, vendors, shareholders, auditors and public officials by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.


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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Oversees and directs cash, budgeting, audits, tax, accounting, capital expenditures, real estate, and insurance activities for the organization.


  • Develops and maintains appropriate procedures and systems necessary to afford adequate accounting controls and services, to maintain proper records and to provide financial reports to management.


  • Ensures timeliness, accuracy and usefulness for financial reporting including monthly and annual income statements.


  • Acts as custodian of funds, securities, and assets of the organization.


  • Builds key relationships with financial institutions and monitors strategies to enhance cash position and maintain flexibility.


  • Manages cash flow and forecasting by developing a reliable cash flow projections process and reporting mechanism that includes a minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.


  • Directs and coordinates the establishment of budget programs.


  • Analyzes, consolidates, and directs all cost accounting procedures as well as all statistical and routine reports.


  • Manages preparation and support of all external audits by acting as key point of contact for all audits.


  • Directs and analyzes studies of general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's policies and operations.


  • Directs the activities of the Information Systems Department and is responsible for the adequacy of the company’s systems and cybersecurity.


  • Oversees the Human Resources Department including analyzing employee benefits, ensuring regulatory compliance and maintaining a department that is responsive to employee day-to-day needs.


Directly supervises Accounting personnel, Information Technology Manager and Human Resources Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 10 years related experience in a manufacturing environment.  MBA and/or CPA would be preferred.  Must have a solid understanding of GAAP, month end close procedures, costing, financial reporting and banking relationships. Strong strategic, analytical and planning skills as well as being an effective communicator at all levels in the organization. Proficient in Excel, Word, Access, and accounting and ERP software systems including experience in the implementation of ERP software.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Works in a business office sharing a common area with other employees.  The noise level is moderate with computers and printers operating, phones ringing, and constant conversation.

Foam Design, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Foam Design Inc. is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability or any other personal characteristic protected by law. It is the policy of Foam Design Inc. not merely to refrain from employment discrimination as required by the various federal, state, and local enactments, but to take positive affirmative action to realize for women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and veterans full equal employment opportunity. It is also our goal to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Foam Design Inc. and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department at (859) 231-7006 ext 2277

Foam Design, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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