Open Positions

Columbia MO

Environmental Dynamics International, a growing, industry-leading company, is searching for quality people to join our team.

CONTACT: Sherri.redmon@wastewater.com or fax resume to (573) 474-9688. EOE/M/F/F/V. EDI is a tobacco free, drug free workplace.

 

About EDI and Columbia Missouri

EDI is a fully integrated manufacturer of diffused aeration and biological treatment solutions.

The company headquarters are located in Columbia, Missouri. In addition to the HQ facility, Sales and Operating Directors are located in the United Kingdom, India, South America, Japan, China, and Germany.

Columbia is a great place to live for many reasons. We have an excellent school system, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, entertainment opportunities galore, low cost of living, a clean environment and much, much more. The book 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family has this to say: "Columbia is a fast-growing city, valued for its highly educated work force, low cost of living, favorable government attitude toward business, award-winning schools and nationally recognized quality of life."

Columbia's centralized location offers quick access to St. Louis and Kansas City, as well as the State Capitol: Jefferson City, and the beautiful vacation getaway: Lake of the Ozarks. Columbia is also minutes away from a host of historic towns and state parks, featuring boating, fishing, hiking, biking, and more.

In Columbia, you are never more than a few minutes away from one of the 13 major shopping areas, including the region's largest mall and a downtown area featuring restaurants and unique shopping experiences highlighted several times in Southern Living Magazine.

Abundant and affordable housing is also available in Columbia. If you are seeking majestic estates, a condo on the golf course, or the traditional family neighborhood, Columbia has something to fit both your lifestyle and your pocketbook.

All positions require a minimum of a HS Diploma or GED and successful completion of a background check, physical, and drug screen. EOE/Drug free workplace.

If you are interested in joining the EDI family at any of our locations, forward information on your resume, salary history, references, and career objectives to Sherri.redmon@wastewater.com


CONTROLLER

Position Summary: 

Environmental Dynamics International (EDI) is a global leader in aeration systems for wastewater treatment facilities. EDI is part of a Private Equity-backed platform of similar type businesses who together have taken on the mission of environmental accountability, strong growth, and EBITDA improvement.

This role is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of all financial information for the EDI business. Reporting directly to the Senior Vice-President of Operations and Finance, the Controller will have responsibility for general ledger accounting, credit, internal and external reporting, and working capital/cash management.

As a critical member of EDI leadership team, the Controller is responsible for driving the financial performance of EDI and ensuring that economic rigor is applied to the decision-making process. This includes efforts to improve working capital, improve cash flow, and drive continuous improvement in cost and productivity. This role is based in Columbia, MO.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maximize return on financial assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures. Will manage the preparation of the entity’s business planning process, incorporating margin, productivity, cost and working capital targets
  • Develop and maintain accurate standard cost data for all products, working with both product teams and business management to review existing standards. This will pertain to purchased products and manufactured products with labor and overhead.
  • Develop necessary working capital polices and controls to ensure integrity of financial statements.
  • Facilitate cost reduction efforts in the organization where necessary, holding the plant management team responsible for delivering annual cost reductions and productivity improvements.
  • Prepare, review, and analyze monthly financial statements/KPI reports for the entity in accordance with company policies and GAAP.
  • Proactively partner with management and direct team to ensure that all parties have a clear and accurate picture of the entity’s overall financial performance. This will include Monthly Financial Reviews.
  • Prepare monthly rolling forecasts and provide the leadership with insight and commentary for all major variances from both plan and prior forecast.
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place to safeguard company assets.
  • Serve as the primary contact for internal and external auditors.
  • Compile and support detailed monthly reporting packages.
  • Participate with other team members in upgrading the ERP package
  • Oversee a 4-person Accounting staff. Position will define department objectives, mentor staff and train to achieve deliverables.
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly and quarterly borrowing base and covenants reporting to various financial institutions
  • Coordination with foreign intercompany entities
  • Proactively partner and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments within the company that meet company core values

Technical and Functional Skills

  • Variance analysis skills.
  • Advanced Excel capabilities.
  • Experience with common ERP packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical skills supported by data.
  • An ability to think through issues as they arise, and a willingness to offer and debate suggestions.
  • Plant operations and costing knowledge preferred.
  • Sales Tax and exposure to VAT a plus but not required.
  • Foreign currency exposure a plus but not required.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or Business with a minimum of 7 years related experience at a Manager level or above.
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Financial Statement modeling and pro-forma analysis experience
  • Experience adhering to strict deadlines regarding monthly close cycles and reporting packages to ownership groups, including support and understanding of the results.
  • CPA and/or CMA preferred but not required
  • Construction Accounting and an International Customer Base a plus.

Federal Contractor Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran or military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function s of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually no exposed to weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment in minimal (typical office). It generally does not require hearing protection.  It generally does not require steel toe protection.

Mental Environment

Mathematics:   Consistently able to perform complex arithmetic calculations accurately to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.  Must be able to navigate within an Excel spreadsheet at an advanced level.

We are a Drug-Free, E-Verify Employer