Plant Controller

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00020038
Date Posted:Mar 25
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
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Plant Controller

Our client is a multi-national company looking to hire a Plant Controller. This role will serve as a business partner with the Plant Manager. The Plant Controller will be a critical contributor to this plant’s overall financial success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Management / Analysis:

  • Provide financial direction / support to plant manager / regional management teams
  • Maintain active participation in plant operations
  • Establish, monitor, and enforce internal controls and ensure compliance with division policies and procedures
  • Participate and facilitate cost reduction / elimination programs / ideas

Reporting / Accounting:

  • Accurate and timely financial reporting of plant results (monthly, quarterly, and annually)
  • Assist in the development of annual plant budget and periodic forecasts
  • Comply with all audit and Sarbanes-Oxley efforts/requirements
  • Oversight of financial processes to ensure conformance with accounting standards and company policies
  • Support physical inventory reporting and cycle count analysis
  • Prepare various financial models, as appropriate; prepare and review various account reconciliations
  • General ledger maintenance/transactional processing/journal entry creation

Specific Duties:

  • Gather information relative to cost/benefit analysis and other plant financial initiatives
  • Primary interface with N.A. Finance, internal and external auditors
  • Lead month-end close activities (create/post financial/statistical journal entries, prepare standard financial and operational reports, analyze/explain operational activities/related variances, analyze/report monthly plant performance)
  • Prepare annual and quarterly operational budgets and profit projections
  • Review petty cash reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Participate in customer and segment profitability reviews
  • Review Freight Payable on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and support preparation of capital expenditure justifications


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA or professional accounting designation preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Should have knowledge of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
  • Experience with ERP systems – SAP strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel and Windows applications
  • Knowledge of GAAP standards related to accounting policies and procedures
  • Ability to prioritize work, set goals, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated analytical reasoning and problem-solving abilities


  • Very strong base salary range (depending on experience and skill set) + bonus
  • Excellent benefits including a generous paid vacation plan and pension

If you are a high potential employee and consider yourself to be a high achiever and feel you have an ability to thrive in a performance oriented, growth environment, this is the position for you. Our client wants to begin interviews quickly. If you are interested, please email your resume in a “Word” format in CONFIDENCE to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position. At Venteon, our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering and IT talent in the industry today.