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Plant Controller

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Westfield
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Plant Controller



  • National foods manufacturer that has been in business for 30+ years has a need for a Plant Controller
  • Our client offers great benefits, stability, growth potential and a great team environment.
  • This job is open due to a retirement


  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K match
  • Work-life balance with excellent PTO options
  • Full relocation assistance provided



  • Oversee all aspects of financial reporting and control environment by ensuring compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS)
  • Ability to develop processes to analyze manufacturing operations, guiding operational leadership to areas of opportunities to drive profitable growth and inventory improvements
  • Monitor cost variances and facilitate root cause/corrective action process within the site
  • Develop accurate and reliable standard costs to assist quoting of new business | setting accurate benchmark for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Partner with quoting and sales team to deliver on new business quoting opportunities
  • Ensure leaders have timely data and reporting needed to measure performance and the effectiveness and impact of improvement initiatives, and the analysis needed to understand and address gaps
  • Partner with corporate offices shared service to assure smooth month-end close and accounting activities
  • Work with the Business Unit to Achieve budget objectives by interpreting/reporting financial data, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions. Ensure a culture of integrity, transparency, and compliance with all relevant financial and accounting standards as well as all applicable laws, codes, and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external audit teams
  • Manage a team of 2 employees



  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or other related business-related area is required; MBA, CPA or CMA is preferred
  • CPA/CMA designation strongly desired
  • 5+ years of progressive Finance experience in a manufacturing environment as Plant Controller or Accounting Manager
  • Outstanding understanding of and ensuring diligent adherence to GAAP
  • Strong cost accounting and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated competence and experience in implementing and managing rigorous, disciplined financial controls, financial management systems, and enterprise performance measures
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Systems-savvy individual with proficiency in Excel and ERP systems; prefer SAP
  • High energy, accountable and agile
  • Lean and process improvement experience preferred



Keywords: Gables Search Group, Westfield , Plant Controller, Other , Westfield, Massachusetts

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