Plant Controller

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.



  • Lead a team of 6 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.
    • Ensure business is compliant with all state sales and use and franchise tax filings.
    • 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
    • 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.
  • 7+ 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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