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Dir - Division Controller

Brand:  Matthews Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Funeral Home

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838


The Dir – Division Controller plans, organizes and directs the financial and administrative functions of the division. This role develops and implements procedures and controls which assure that the accounting’s objectives and goals of the division, business unit and corporation are attained.



•    Directs the division’s financial and administrative functions (i.e. Accounting, Reporting, Financial Analysis, Billing, and Accounts Payable).
•    Initiates, plans, and implements policies and procedures to meet division accounting and administrative goals and enhance the utilization and effectiveness of the finance team.
•    Participates in and coordinates the development and completion of the Annual Operating Budget, Capital Budget, Annual Business Review and Strategic Plan.
•    Participates in the evaluation and negotiation of division acquisitions. Coordinates the integration of the acquisition into the organization.
•    Reviews with and provides counsel to Division and Executive management on all division financial matters.
•    Coordinates with external auditors/consultant’s responses to recommendations and questions relating to the Division.
•    Provides to Corporate, in a timely fashion, all information required for normal processing of financial and administrative data and any special requirements or projects.
•    Analyzes the division’s net identifiable assets (e.g. receivables, inventories, fixed assets, etc.) to ensure asset levels are appropriate to maximize productivity and Economic Value Added.



•    Develops and provides financial information (historical and forecasted) for internal and external use.
•    Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of employee(s) to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished.  Mentors, coaches, trains and develops team.
•    Additional duties as assigned.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or related field 
•    Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred 
•    10+ years progressive accounting managerial experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
•    High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting



•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company.   

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.