Plant Controller

Job Summary
The plant Controller has the functional responsibility for production/financial reporting, monitoring of actual results, accounts payable, accounts receivable, forecasting, planning, and analysis for this manufacturing site. The controller is a key role in the local management team.

Responsibilities
• Lead a team of 2 to 3 direct reports to manage and report on all financial aspects of this manufacturing site.
• Oversee routine daily operations of Accounting Department in compliance with GAAP.
• Report financial performance of the company on an as needed basis – including formal monthly reporting.
• Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations are completed and reviewed on time and accurately.
• Consistently improve all finance processes and procedures with a goal of making the department as efficient as possible to our internal and external customers while maintaining a strong internal control environment.
• Prepare annual plan and periodic forecasts; report results accordingly.
• Serve as business partner to the local management team in support of operational requirements.
• Understand implications of financial results and proactively communicate to operations team the areas of concern and reason for gaps in expected outcome.
• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to the general ledger.
• Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
• Review and approve all payments to vendors.
• Manage the annual external audit.
• Support capital equipment requests and applicable tracking of expenditures.
• Review and approve payroll and sales commissions in accordance with company requirements.
• Train and provide regular feedback to accounting staff as required.
• Assist with treasury management.
• Oversight of Purchasing function.
• Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: Required Skills, Education, and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree required in either accounting or finance.
• CPA or CMA is preferred but not required.
• 8+ years of related experience in a manufacturing environment
• Previous experience as a plant controller.
• Experience within a growth, outcome based and execution focused organization is a plus.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to translate financial results into operational recommendations.
• 5+ years of experience managing people.
• Experience in a multi-plant public or private company is a plus.

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Job Title: Plant Controller
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Troy, Oh
Department: Finance/Accounting
Reporting to: VP, Finance, Corporate Controller
Direct Reports: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Location: Troy OH
Department: Finance/Accounting
Job Type: Full Time

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