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Plant Controller

Norton Shores, MI 49441

Posted: 04/10/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: 25075 Pay Rate: $ 115000.00 - $ 135000.00

Job Description

Our client, a global manufacturing company in the Muskegon area, is actively looking for a Plant Controller to join their team!
Relocation assistance is available
Role Summary:
The Plant Controller will be the backbone of the company's accounting operations, playing a crucial role in steering the company towards financial health and compliance. This is a pivotal position where your expertise will influence decision-making processes, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. You'll lead a team, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and unwavering accuracy in all financial matters. If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to lead within the dynamic landscape of manufacturing.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development and maintenance of comprehensive accounting systems
  • Manage and mentor a dedicated team, enhancing their skills and contributions to the financial operations.
  • Oversee the accurate closure of accounting periods, including general ledger and sub-ledger reconciliations, and the preparation of financial reports.
  • Spearhead the annual budgeting process and periodic forecasting, aligning financial strategies with corporate objectives.
  • Collaborate closely with Sales and Marketing to project sales and evaluate financial performance.
  • Act as a key controller for treasury and cash management processes, ensuring robust financial controls and compliance.
  • Maintain a standard cost system, ensuring it reflects accurate material, labor, and overhead costs.
  • Lead inventory cycle counts and reconciliations, providing clear visibility into stock levels and valuations.
  • Prepare financial analyses for capital projects, supporting strategic investments and growth initiatives.
  • Facilitate internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory standards.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 6+ years of accounting/finance experience with general ledger/month end close
  • 2+years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2+years of cost accounting experience
Preferred Skills/Competencies:
  • Experience in a leadership role
Titles Encouraged to Apply:
  • Financial Controller
  • Cost Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Manager
  • Manufacturing Finance Manager
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About Norton Shores, MI

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