Plant Controller Manufacturing
Job Opportunity at Bio Partners Search Group, LLC

Posted on Apr 21

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Location: Savannah, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4155835

Position:  Plant Controller – Manufacturing
Location:  Savannah, GA
The Plant Controller position supports the accounting, reporting, analysis of financial results, forecasting, and internal control for the manufacturing location. Accountabilities include:
  • Accurate and timely monthly closing of the manufacturing systems to meet the stated deadlines
  • Accurate and timely reporting of manufacturing costs and results
  • Maintain proper accounting and internal control procedures followed for all areas of responsibility
  • Accurate and timely manufacturing financial forecasting within the framework of the corporate planning and forecasting process
  • Financial decision support for site and corporate manufacturing management
  • Coordination of manufacturing financial reporting and analysis with corporate and business reporting and analysis
  • Spending control and pre-approval of plant commitment to vendors
  • Product costing, Inventory control
  • SOX compliance 
  • Maintain and optimize the manufacturing closing procedure, working closely with corporate and manufacturing personnel to ensure process completion
  • Perform periodic GL account reconciliations as required
  • Supervise quarterly inventory count process and ensure integrity
  • Ensure organization and completion of annual fixed asset physical inventory
  • Support, compile, and analyze the site financial forecasts (monthly/quarterly) as required
  • Provide analysis and communicate explanations of fluctuations in actual manufacturing operating results when compared to budget, forecast, prior year and prior periods as required
  • Prepare and distribute manufacturing analysis reports and presentations to manufacturing teams and management as required
  • Support the coordination of data for and perform the calculation of standard cost updates
  • Coordinate and review Oracle Site security requests
  • Provide financial decision support to site management for manufacturing projects and improvements
  • Spotlight areas of concern to aid in meeting objectives of manufacturing management.
  • Integral part of preparing the manufacturing Annual Operating Plan. Leading the AOP of the specific plant
  • Facilitate the understanding of cost systems and structures for both manufacturing and business operations personnel
  • Work to improve business reporting and analysis tools and processes to facilitate timely identification of issues and decision-making.
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance
  • Provide corporate accounting timely and accurate financial results and reporting
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for audit/review
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
Desired Skills and Experience
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance, or related field
  • 5-10 years in manufacturing controlling, analysis and support experience preferred; minimum 5-7 years general USGAAP accounting with progressively responsible experience.
  • Advanced spreadsheet and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a broad range of management from department superintendents to senior executives
  • Results-oriented and self-starting with a high level of personal initiative and an attitude of continuous improvement
  • Broad Oracle knowledge and experience preferred
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
Educational Requirements
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance, or related field
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