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Manufacturing Controller

Apex, NC 27502

Posted: 02/25/2022 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 4810 Pay Rate: 150,000

Job Description

Job Overview/Summary
  • Collaborates with Operations Leader, Supply Chain Leader and other senior site managers to explain results, make improvements, manage projects, identify inefficiencies, understand operations and participate in strategic business discussions and decisions
  • Complete analyses and provide recommendations and initiatives for improving financial performance and decision making
  • Drive automation, simplification, and process efficiency throughout the cost accounting processes, including enhancing standard reporting to functional teams
  • Research solutions to improve inventory accounting processes; conduct analysis of inventory variances in (raw materials, finished goods, purchase price variance, overhead absorption, and labor rate variance)
  • Maintain accurate costing methodology in the ERP system, partnering with operations and engineering experts to ensure proper BOMs, routings, item masters, and vendor masters are maintained
  • Establish, implement and maintain governance relating to the quality of master data, adapting as needed to changing business trends and requirements
  • Maintain standard cost system to ensure accuracy of inventory valuation and lead annual plant manufacturing cost standard roll
  • Prepare standard financial and operational reports, explain operational activities/related variances, and report monthly plant performance
  • Perform work order review/analysis weekly, assessing accuracy and completeness
  • Prepare financial analysis to monitor spend in key areas (scrap, warranty, rework, PPV)
  • Monitor accuracy of standard costs
  • Monitor intercompany profit elimination to support FP&A and drive process improvement
  • Supports preparation of budgets and forecasts, partnering with FP&A and other business teams as needed
  • Work with business units to ensure accuracy of the existence of inventory through cycle counts and physical inventories and report results in compliance with internal controls
  • Execute key inventory and cost of goods sold process controls and ensure documentation of those controls adhere to audit & SOX requirements

Successful Candidate Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 10+ years of cost/inventory accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • ERP standard costing/inventory implementation experience, strong preference for Oracle experience
  • Ability and willingness to spend time on production floor; learn and understand manufacturing processes and products, fundamental understanding on plant and product costs
  • Ability to operate comfortably at a detailed as well as a strategic level
  • Expert experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Project management experience preferred

Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Eddy
Vice President/Partner, Career Foundations Inc

Partner and Principal of a career management and executive search firm specializing in providing customized and streamlined staffing solutions in the fields of Finance, Accounting, Human Resources and Operations.

The foundation and core of any successful company is its people – their strengths, skills, and aptitudes. The competitive marketplace of the 21st century places increasing demands upon organizations to seek out only the finest and brightest business professionals within their respective fields. Identifying and recruiting from the local or national talent pools requires a dedication to niche recruiting and networking along with a detailed understanding of working with human capital.

Career Foundations is committed to offering and delivering valuable and measurable results to our clients and partners. We pride ourselves on our sterling reputation in the marketplace and attribute this success to our unparalleled integrity, professionalism, and commitment to results.

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