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Assistant Plant Controller

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Location
Columbia, SC
Salary
$75,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Jan 17, 2019
Job ID
2648693

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Closing month-end reports, including reporting and analyzing variances to budget and forecast for the regional controller and management team 
  • Account analysis and reconciliation 
  • Preparing plant reports on production and key performance indicators 
  • Assisting with the development of monthly forecasts based on production drivers and key performance metrics at the facility 
  • Supporting the weekly estimate process through analyzing metrics and developing projections of on-going performance 
  • Inventory control and reconciliation, including reviewing or auditing the adherence to cycle count procedures and assisting with the annual physical inventory 
  • Overseeing the cycle count process for our Resilient facility 
  • Assist on KPI Reporting and Finiancal reporting
  • Fixed asset control and reconciliation, including assistance with fixed asset physical inventory counts every three years 
  • Preparing economic cost studies for projects concerning new or existing products, manufacturing processes, equipment or facilities 
  • Assisting with the annual review and audit of internal control procedures in order to sustain SOX compliance and to minimize financial risk at the facility 
  • Developing the annual plant budget, including creating standards as well as updating the standards and period expense budgets in SAP 
  • Assisting with plant internal and external financial and operational audits and address any audit findings with the regional controller 
  • Support the plant in generating and quantifying cost savings opportunities, and supporting the plant management team with the implementation of cost reduction initiatives 
  • Responding quickly and accurately to customer requests

 

Travel:

  • Initially, travel is expected to plant locations to learn job responsibilities from subject matter experts 
  • Travel (<10%) is expected on an ongoing basis but may include travel for plant controller conference, training seminars, etc.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 5+ years of accounting/finance experience in a manufacturing or public accounting environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMA,CPA or other professional certification 
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP system

                               

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:    

  • Demonstrated ability to link and analyze plant operational metrics to financial performance 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills 
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel