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Posted by Simms Fishing Products. on 01/17/2020

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing

Job Categories: Accounting, Finance

Company Type: Apparel/SoftGoods

State: MT

City: Bozeman

Country: United States

Required Experience: 5 - 7 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $70,000 +

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Simms Fishing Products is a leader in the fishing industry – driven to create growth and vitality in the community. We build trustworthy and angler-driven products. Our employees communicate openly, keep their commitments and inspire trust.   We build for the long haul with products that last and a brand that endures. Our employees are our most important catch.


To be a great fit at Simms, you must embrace the fishing culture and follow our practice to work like we fish – with purpose, passion & curiosity. Be prepared to share your latest fishing adventures.



The Simms organization is growing and we’re looking to fill the position of Controller. This is a full-time, in-house position based in Bozeman, Montana.

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining complete and accurate financial records and serve as a consultant for managers within the organization, advising them of current budget information and helping them evaluate the financial impact of business decisions.

Outcomes of this role include:


Ø Accurate and Complete Financial Records

Ø Engaged and Product Accounting/Finance Team

Ø Finance Processes are reviewed and updated to lead to more scalable business

Ø Appropriate Internal Controls are designed and maintained to protect assets

Ø Successful Financial statement and compliance audits


Successful candidates should possess:

Ø Minimum 5+ years of Accounting Management with proven success

Ø 5+ years previous Controller level or equivalent business experience


Ø Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (Master’s degree preferred)

Ø GAAP Proficient

Ø Experience with Foreign Currency/Consolidation preferred

Ø Strong understanding of/experience with ERP systems

Ø Strong communication skills

Ø Problem-solving skills

Ø Team building skills

Ø Process-driven attitude

Simms offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:  Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life, Short-term & Long-term Disability Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off.

About Simms Fishing Products.

Simms is a leading manufacturer of high quality fishing apparel and outerwear, based in Bozeman, Montana.