Plans, coordinates and directs all accounting and financial activities of the plant in accordance with company policy and procedures personally or through subordinate employees.

Rolle und Verantwortungsbereiche

  • Directs all functions of the general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, cost accounting, capital assets and cash management at the plant.
  • Ensures that all required month end activities are completed accurately and on schedule
  • Directs the completion of all Plant, Divisional and Corporate financial reports accurately and on schedule
  • Reviews all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensuring they are reasonable
  • Coordinates the development of monthly/quarterly forecasts, along with annual tactical plans
  • Directs the monitoring and control of standard costs
  • Coordinates the reporting of Cost of Quality information
  • Coordinates the annual physical inventory
  • Provides plant liaison with internal, external and government auditors
  • Understands the treasury (cash management) functions at the plant including reconciliation to the bank statements, cash management and control.
  • Actively monitors the plant accounting systems and internal controls.
  • Supervises accounting staff to achieve the above
  • Partners with the Plant Manager to facilitate continuous improvement initiatives and to ensure monthly, quarterly & annual budget & forecasting targets are achieved/exceeded.
  • Works closely with all Staff level department Managers to understand the financial impact from their respective areas and to work in concert with them to facilitate continuous improvement.
  • Communicates consistently & clearly with the Corporate Finance & Operations team to clearly explain the day to day financial details as necessary.
  • Encourages the development of accounting staff
  • Other duties as assigned.

Ausbildung und Erfahrung

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting program required.  Professional accounting designation (CPA) preferred.
  • Strong background in cost accounting, CMA certification preferred
  • SAP experience is strongly desired
  • 6-10 years of progressive accounting and financial experience preferably with a sizable manufacturing company. Experience in a Controller role is desired.


  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and concepts with 6-10 years of progressive experience
  • Experience in driving improved operating performance throughout the plant utilizing fact based data and root cause analysis in a collaborative manner
  • Familiarity with ERP information systems, SAP preferred, and solid experience with Excel and other Microsoft desktop systems
  • Understanding of all government financial reporting requirements affecting the plant
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals, standard accounting methods and procedures, and continuing developments in accounting concepts
  • Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills in a team based atmosphere
  • Have strong organizational skills with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Unrivaled commitment to initiate & work with others to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Strong Leadership skills for supervising the accounting staff
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Able to explain basic financial concepts to assist non-financial Managers.