Plant Controller

Date Posted: 04-30-2018
Our client has a job opportunity for a Regional Plant Controller to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Regional Plant Controller will be responsible for all finance and accounting aspects of the plant, partnering with the plant management team in successfully managing the manufacturing operations and meeting financial objectives. Key areas of focus include monthly performance analysis, budget/forecast development, and support/analysis of cost reduction initiatives. 
Key Responsibilities of the Plant Controller:
  • Preparing detailed monthly forecasts for the full year based upon the production drivers and key performance metrics at the facility
  • Leading a weekly review of prior week and month -to-date estimates versus budget and forecast with the plant management team
  • Inventory control and reconciliation, including reviewing or auditing the adherence to cycle count procedures and leading the annual physical inventory
  • Fixed asset control and reconciliation, including conducting the fixed asset physical inventory
  • Management of the capital project process at facility, including the reviewing and approving of capital project requests, identifying obsolescence and project expenses, preparing financial justifications and ensuring timely creation of assets in SAP
  • Preparing economic cost studies for projects concerning new or existing products, manufacturing processes, equipment, or facilities
  • Annually reviewing and auditing of internal control procedures in order to sustain SOX compliance and to manage and minimize financial risk at the facility
  • Preparing and developing the annual plant budget, including developing standards and updating the standards and period expense budgets in SAP
  • Supporting the plant in generating and quantifying cost savings opportunities, and supporting the plant management team in the implementation of cost reduction initiatives
  • Supporting and leading the coordination of all plant internal and external financial and operational audits and addressing any audit findings with plant and divisional leadership
  • Month-end closing responsibilities, including reporting and analyzing variances to budget and forecast for the plant management team and divisional leadership
 Required Qualifications of the Plant Controller:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years of related accounting experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a plant controller in a product manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to link and analyze plant operational metrics to financial performance
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to share knowledge at appropriate levels of the organization
  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail and capable of delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent, and professional manner
Desired Qualifications of the Plant Controller:
  • Prior supervisory and/or management experience strongly
  • Graduate degree and/or CMA, CPA or other professional certification
  • Experience with SAP, JD Edwards or similar ERP system 
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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