Plant Controller


Norwood NC


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Job ID: EB-1271830410
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: Norwood, NC

Plant Controller
Norwood, NC

Our client is a best in class, multi-billion dollar manufacturing company seeking a Plant Controller. The Plant Controller will contribute by developing efficient operating process and driving a culture of financial accountability, improvement, and change.

Key Responsibilities

• Finance Business Partner to Operations and Plant Leadership Team
• Maintain the plants financial and productivity reports and reporting systems
• Analyze variances to plan, forecast and prior year periods; prepares month end accruals, deferrals
• Participate in monthly closing process and provide timely and insightful variance analysis
• Monitor and implement site level internal controls
• Ensure inventory is properly valued and controlled
• Responsible for completion of balance sheet account reconciliations
• Primary point of contact for site level audit requests
• Prepare business case and financial analysis for capital investments and footprint optimization initiatives
• Review and analyze margin reports for product costing, conduct research and perform profitability analysis
• Responsible for plant accounting activity, developing and implementing solutions for accounting


• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related discipline. Master’s preferred.
• MBA, Master of Accounting Degree or CPA/CMA designation preferred
• 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance, with experience in a manufacturing environment
• Experience with GAAP, financial accounting principles and practices, for costing, capital expenditure, budgeting and internal reporting.
• Strong cost estimation and control, budget management and strategic planning and analysis experience
• Advanced proficiency with Excel and SAP is required

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