Position: Controller

Department: Finance/Accounting

Reports to: President

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required / Master’s Degree Preferred

Manages: Finance/Accounting Department and Staff

Location: McAlester, OK

Classification: Regular Full Time


Come grow with us! Immediate opening! Prairie Artisan Ales is looking for a dedicated professional who has previous experience in a manufacturing environment. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an internationally recognized brewery. We have made our name with big stouts and interesting farmhouse ales. We have been on’s list of the top 100 breweries in the world for the past five years and currently three of our beers are on their list of the top one hundred beers in the world. Prairie Bomb! has been on the list ever since it was released back in 2012.




The Controller is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the company with the generally accepted accounting principles and all other regulatory organizations in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate to the industry. The Controller will provide leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper organizational controls, administrative and reporting procedures in place to effectively grow the company and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.


Essential Job Functions:


Prepares monthly financial statements for all business entities included detailed P/L analysis

Monitors general ledger and corrects any variances

Ensures that all raw material costs are properly entered in Orchestrated Beer and that all cost of goods sold are correct

Reconciles monthly physical inventory with shipping/receiving log and perpetual inventory

Prepares all necessary tax fillings

Prepares annual budget

Oversees and monitors accounts payable and receivable to ensure that invoices are paid accurately and timely and that all receivables invoices are correct and collected in a timely manner

Oversees the processing of payroll to ensure it is accurate and on time

Performs calculations for commissions and quarterly production bonuses

Ensures retirement calculations are accurate and paid on time

Participates in weekly production meetings

Supervises staff accountant


Essential Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in cost accounting required.

Previous experience as a supervisor strongly preferred.

Proficiency in Microsoft office software and use of SAP operating platform.

Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills.

Good work ethic and ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.

Ability to easily and effectively communicate with others through written and oral communication.

Ability to sit for long periods of time and occasionally lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Strong desire to work in the craft beer industry.

Willingness to travel to all locations when necessary.


We offer competitive pay and a very impressive benefits package which includes fully paid health, dental, life, short term disability and long term disability insurance. We also have paid leave and a retirement plan.

Please email your resume and salary requirements to [email protected].


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