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Plant Controller / Accounting Manager

Company: Jobot
Location: Plant City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Brendan Thomas
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A bit about us:

We are the leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, we offer more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Why join us?
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance
401(k) + match
Generous paid time off
Short-term disability
Tuition assistance
Product discounts
And more!

Job Details

Key partner in multi-technology manufacturing operations through monitoring financial performance measures, providing financial analysis to management, and providing financial consultation. Responsible for the integrity of all financial information originating within assigned manufacturing location(s) including understanding complex monthly allocation processes and guiding the plant on appropriate cost center utilization. Calculate and analyze product costs, perform regular audits of costs and related master data, and complete month-end controlling processes.

Support creation of annual operating plan for plant controllable operating expense and capital expenditures
Maintain variance analysis to plan and reforecast plan during the plan year
Perform the annual product cost standard setting process, periodic updates as required, and daily development of the product costs
Prepare all journal entries and account reconciliations on a monthly basis, including complex correcting journals or analytical schedules that support reserves
Analyze plant financial data, including cost center reports, activity rates, variances and inventory valuation. Prepare flux analysis and complex ad hoc financial analysis.
Complete the timely and accurate completion of month-end, year-end and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis
Perform error resolution/root cause analysis and implement process changes
Identify and implement strategic initiatives to improve efficiencies and customer service
Create accurate and concise verbal and written communications to internal departments and external business partners about accounting-related information
Manage special projects individually or as part of a cross-functional team, ensuring timely decision making and completion
Manage, perform and interpret data analytics to assist in business decisions
Support accounting policy implementation and training of plant accounting personnel. Enforce, support and seek to enhance the procedures around internal controls through cooperation and collaboration with the Internal Audit Department.
Maintain secure control of accounting-related documentation such as invoices, checks, journal entries and financial statements
Maintain accurate job aids for all duties assigned

No supervisory responsibilities

Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting or finance
Eight (8) years of experience in accounting or finance
Six (6) years of experience working in a manufacturing environment with plant managers and other business partners with an emphasis on cost analysis
Experience in assisting with development of financial justifications for capital expenditures and performance improvement projects
Knowledge of query, reporting and data analysis tools
Microsoft Excel skills to include the ability to create spreadsheets (e.g., formulas such as V-lookup, graphs, pivot tables)
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal customers
Proven analytical problem solver
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to think strategically and creatively to develop new ideas and solutions
Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
Works well in a team environment, working towards the common goal of the department as a whole
Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
Certified Public Accountant ("CPA") or Certified Management Accountant ("CMA"), preferred
SAP experience, preferred
Supervisory experience with strong leadership and management skills, preferred

Up to 10% domestic and international travel
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license and passport
Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
Additional work hours during critical times of the year including weekends and evenings

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Keywords: Jobot, Lakeland , Plant Controller / Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Plant City, Florida

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