Plant Controller

Deptford, New Jersey Permanent USD100,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Culture

About Our Client

Manufacturing organization is actively seeking a Plant Controller to join their growing team! With a strong commitment to sustainability and a focus on improving operational efficiency for its customers, this organization has established itself as a leading partner for businesses and institutions worldwide! As the Plant Controller, this individual will be responsible for financial performance and strategic business operations of one of their most profitable business units, while overseeing a team of four.

Job Description

  • Responsible for overseeing and managing the financial operations of a $60M manufacturing plant.
  • Ensure the plant's financial health and providing decision-makers with accurate financial data and insights to support strategic planning and operations.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, on a regular basis to provide a clear picture of the plant's financial performance.
  • Develop annual budgets and financial forecasts in collaboration with plant management, ensuring alignment with corporate goals and objectives. Monitor performance against these budgets and forecasts, identifying variances and proposing corrective actions.
  • Monitor and control production costs, including raw materials, labor, and overhead expenses. Identify cost-saving opportunities and work with cross-functional teams to implement cost reduction strategies.
  • Oversee inventory control processes to optimize stock levels, minimize carrying costs, and ensure accuracy in inventory valuation.
  • Evaluate and prioritize capital expenditure requests, ensuring alignment with the plant's strategic goals. Track CapEx project's progress and expenditures.
  • Establish and maintain strong internal financial controls to safeguard assets and prevent financial irregularities or fraud.
  • Collaborate with plant management and corporate finance teams to provide financial leadership and support decision-making processes.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Accounting and/or Finance
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • Proven experience in financial management, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, accounting standards, and cost accounting
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial software systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to maintain accuracy in financial records and reporting
  • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Bonus potential
  • Strong benefits
  • Ability to become a Director in the next 2-3 years
  • Highly visible role, partnering with senior leadership
  • Tons of mentorship and training from the VP of Finance

Patricia Cox
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Patricia Cox
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