Controller (Manufacturing Facility)


Posted: 03/07/2019 Industry: Accountant Job Number: 000006146

TRC Professional Solutions, on behalf of the Client, is hiring for a Controller for a manufacturing facility to join their team in the greater Kalamazoo MI area. This is a high-visibility direct hire role, with great impact on the bottom line and trajectory of the facility. The role manages the facility's financial staff (3 direct reports, including Purchasing Manager, Accounting Manager), supervise the purchasing function, and partner with facility management to achieve the financial and operating objectives. You will provide analytical support and lead/promote continuous improvement for all activities and processes of the Client's facility. Key financial processes include monthly close, P&L management, financial forecasts, and annual operating plans.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of month end results: P&L and Balance Sheet including variance analysis
  • Develop month end results package for the facility to present to Senior Management
  • Provide monthly financial forecasts and analysis
  • Provide key decision support to management
  • Coordinates the annual budget process; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data, with a complete understanding of all risks and opportunities
  • Provide key decision support to management and support facility safety and operating initiatives
  • Monitor and work with management on Continuous Improvement initiatives and validate savings
  • Develop and manage financial controls in accordance with the company’s procedures and policies
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls
  • Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits (primarily inventory and fixed assets); provides information to internal & external auditors

Required Experience
Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a Business related field required; CPA, CMA or MBA preferred
  • 7-10+ years in an Accounting/ Finance role
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Proven ability to drive P&L performance and autonomously lead the financial function for an operating site
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office Suite tools
  • ERP systems experience required; SAP preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to collaborate and communicate across all levels and functions of the organization

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