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Is Relocation Available? : No. No relocation available.

Global Controller

Company:  YETI Coolers is the undisputed leader in the premium cooler market, representing a rapidly-growing, authentic, lifestyle brand that delivers innovative, consistently outstanding premium products to enthusiasts who value quality, performance design and durability.  The company is privately held but will maintain public company standards.

Location: This position is located at the YETI corporate Headquarters in Austin, Texas.

Travel:  Approximately 15%

Reporting:  The Global Controller is a key member of the finance leadership team.  This position reports directly to the CFO and leads a team of approximately 30 staff.


The Global Controller has is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting for YETI.  This role will have primary responsibility to:

  • Lead the department to ensure timely accurate accounting and reporting.
  • Manage a team of approximately 30 staff (direct and indirect reports) in a manner that creates positive morale and engagement.
  • Direct activities in AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Credit & Collections, GL, and financial reporting teams.
  • Direct and review the monthly consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.
  • Manage bank reporting, reporting to the board of directors, and other financial reporting.
  • Researching and documenting appropriate USA GAAP positions for non-routine transactions.
  • Work directly with external auditors to ensure efficient and timely reviews/audits.
  • Work closely with Operations to ensure inventory is accurate and correctly valued.
  • Work with Internal Audit to identify/implement/improve internal controls.
  • Lead the development of a professional YETI accounting manual.
  • Provide outstanding staff training and development.
  • Become expert in the SAP ERP system.

Successful candidates will possess the following attributes and experience:

  • Outstanding academic credentials (BBA and advanced degree required – MBA/MPA)
  • Current CPA required.
  • Big 4 experience required (at least four years – preferred to manager or above)
  • 6+ years in management of a large respected accounting department required.
  • Experience with large ERP systems required.  SAP/BPC experience required
  • Public company reporting experience required.
  • Consolidation of foreign subsidiaries required.
  • Fast moving consumer products experience required
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills required.
  • Passion for accuracy, details and organization required.
  • Mental toughness and energy to succeed in a fast-paced, multiple priority projects environment required.
  • Effective in presenting complex information in a clear fashion.
  • Superior communication, presentation, collaboration, and influencing skills required.
  • Unquestioned personal integrity and work ethic.

Fit with YETI Core Values:

  • Be authentic and innovative with our brand and products.
  • Continually strive for improvement in everything we do.
  • Prioritize activities that have the biggest impact.
  • Be responsive and go the extra mile.
  • Act with a sense of urgency.
  • Understand that you can’t do it alone (teamwork).

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