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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Pulaski, VA

Pulaski, VA
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Plant Controllers are crucial members of both our Finance and Manufacturing teams. Not only do they ensure our manufacturing plant locations have the proper accounting and control environment, they are also highly analytical, excellent story tellers and great business partners.

As a member of this team, you a critical partner to the Plant Manager and their staff and with your financial and operational leadership you will enable the plant to achieve the next level of performance. Accounting wise, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting processes end to end and will ensure a high level of excellence in your plant and ensure compliance to GAAP, SOX and company policies. You'll partner with your peer plant controllers to advise on accounting best practices and operational insights driven through financial analysis. You enjoy being part of a team, sharing best practices with your peers and eagerly learning from others. Speed is your game and you will move fast without compromising quality and integrity of work.

In this role, you will lead several accountants, buyers and administrative personnel and be responsible for the manufacturing accounting environment. The Plant management, Manufacturing leadership and Group Controllership will be your customers. We are looking for someone who is highly curious with analytical rigor, a strategic thought process, a strong accounting and SOX foundation with a demonstrated process bias to continually improve our accounting and control governance. You are flexible and highly motivated with strong communication skills and a drive for continuous improvement. You are eager to share your ideas and lead the organization to a new level.

As the manager of this organization, you will report to the Senior Director of Manufacturing with active partnership with the Group Controllership and Plant Controllers.


Leading and executing the accounting process in the plant to ensure balance sheet integrity, SOX compliance and strong control environment.

Partner with the Plant Manager to provide financial and operational leadership to drive the strategic direction of the plant and deliver plant objectives.

Provide Manufacturing and Plant leadership with financial reporting and analysis to support plant operations and financial objectives.

Develop a strong collaborative relationship with the Group Controllership, Corporate Audit and the Plant Controllers to drive improvements across the company.

Drive development of employees to ensure strong performance, critical competencies and skill progression

10% travel

Minimum Qualifications:

BS/BA in Accounting, CPA preferred

Eight or more years of relevant accounting experience, manufacturing preferred

Track record of working in cross functional organizations and leading a team

Excellent business partnering, influencing and presentation skills

Strong organizational and communications skills with demonstrated ability to convey ideas to a diverse audience (Finance and Operational Partners)