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Assistant Controller

Moses Lake, WA, US



  • Analyze business level key performance indicators & develop reporting to explain key cost drivers; material cost, material burden, freight and duty, other costs of goods sold, labor and overhead
  • Lead and provide guidance to operational team on strategic plans, annual budgets and financial forecasts
  • Lead special projects in support of the operations
  • Partner with various functions – Materials, Operations, Engineering, Segment finance, HR & IT.
  • Perform cost analysis of operational spend / cost structure (make vs. buy, capacity, and other decision-making analysis) & other cost reduction initiatives
  • Provide financial oversight of inventory and fixed assets; safeguarding of assets, cycle count and physical count adjustments and excess & obsolescence reserve
  • Provide support and input for Capital Expenditure requests
  • Provide support to the Global Business Service organization (shared service accounting function) for month-end close process, journal entries, and account reconciliations
  • Execute and comply with Terex policy and procedures, local statutory and legal requirements and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation, assessment and evaluation requirements as directed
  • Other Ad hoc financial reports & requests


Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of accounting within a manufacturing environment, including product / standard costing
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements
  • Can act independently and interact as a partner with senior executive management.
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Modeling skills in Excel
  • Understanding of financial statements
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Finance or Accounting


Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Experience with OneStream consolidation system
  • CMA (Certified Management Accountant) or CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • 1-3 years in public accounting experience
  • Master’s in business administration
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proven strong analytical skills
  • Process improvement driven
  • Detail-oriented and results driven
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic




  • 10 - 15% travel required.



Location: US-WA Moses Lake HR 

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 5097 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V




Nearest Major Market: Seattle