Plant Controller

Mankato, Minnesota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 75,000 - US$ 100,000 per year
Ref. Number
Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY! Calling out to all Manufacturing Controllers, we are looking for a Plant Controller to join our Mankato team. The Plant Controller will be responsible for their respective plant P&L and Balance Sheet creation. This individual will oversee all accounting functions for the plant and will serve as a business partner to the Plant Manager by identifying financial and operational risks as well as opportunities.

Establishes annual plant budget with input from plant management team and CFO.
Validates and reviews lean savings, labor and resource planning, capital spending, sales, inventory, launch and prototype spend.
Responsibility over forecasting and closing, including complete responsibility for P&L and Balance Sheet creation, as well as analysis of results.
Validates lean projects and identifies additional lean opportunities.
Performs cycle count validation and approval.
Completes audits and required reviews per company guidelines.
Identifies Financial / Operational risks and opportunities in advance and communicates them to leadership.
Validates and confirms the plants financial results and communicates results to plant staff, and financial leadership team.
Participates in the development of operational objectives for the plant that are aligned to Corporate and Division strategic objectives.
Ensures that there is an effective and efficient system of internal controls including data integrity, asset protection, segregation of duties, budgeting, financial reporting, information systems and adherence to corporate policies and governmental regulations (GAAP, SOX compliance, etc.)
Works across organization boundaries and all levels of the company to achieve plant, division, or corporate objectives.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Five years of Accounting/Finance experience in a manufacturing environment.
Providing leadership to organizations within a manufacturing operation(s)leading operation planning, savings, forecasting and investment analysis.
Significant ERP experience required with implementation experience a strong plus
Delivering continuous improvement.
Participating in the development of strategic plans.
Assisting in negotiating, developing and evaluating customer and supplier contracts.


1-4 years

Bachelors Degree in accounting
CMA and CPA preferred.

Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing.
Demonstrated ability to manage and control costs effectively.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute strategic directions.
Conducts himself/herself with the highest ethical and moral standards.
A collaborative team player

Please apply on line or call to schedule a phone interview with Jennifer at 507-432-2430

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