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Plant Controller

Company: Parker and Lynch
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:
Variance Analysis & Reporting of Plant Operating Metrics - combination of financial and manufacturing metrics including, labor, machine utilization, shift performance, cost controls, inventory management, etc.
Support the Plant Manager & Supply Chain in developing & updating monthly production Plan, and measuring actual performance to Plan on a daily, weekly & monthly basis.
Work with Plant Operating staff to understand and improve processes & workflow including, raw materials processing, inventory management, quality assurance, shipping, and customer service.
Assist in financial close and monthly forecast for Plant
Will have specific Journal Entry responsibilities to support monthly close
Will be responsible for analyzing Plant P&L's and conducting review with leadership team
Work with Plant Manager & staff in developing annual Plant Budget
Observe, analyze, develop and update actual labor cost per line & machine
Assist with ERP implementation at the Plant level, as needed
Capital expenditure tracking & cost improvement tracking
Work with Inventory Control to develop cycle counting process for raw materials and finished goods
Assist with corporate reporting and standard cost updates
Help drive and support a performance culture in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Other projects & assignments as needed
Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
Minimum 5 years of cost accounting experience.
Hands on, often working on Plant Floor with the team to understand and improve cost, processes, etc.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Knowledge of plant accounting practices.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong planning, change management and organizational skills.
Demonstrate ability to solve problems, achieve results and foster strong customer service orientation.
High degree of initiative, team building and dedication to effective positive change.
Advanced computer skills. Advanced Excel skills required.

Keywords: Parker and Lynch, Chicago , Plant Controller, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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