New York State Society of CPAs

Plant Controller

Spotlight Preferred
Chautauqua County, (Hybrid: Remote & In Office), New York, United States
12 days ago


About the Opportunity: 

Reporting to the CFO, the Controller manages the financial affairs for the manufacturing facility. The hands-on role is responsible for all day-to-day matters relating to the facility’s finances including costing and inventory activities for the manufacturing facilities as well as at a strategic level to ensure the Company meets all compliance, ethical and professional requirements. 

Responsibilities & what you’ll be doing:  

  • Develop, strengthen and implement general accounting policies and procedures; 
  • Coordinate costing and inventory activities for plant facilities. Review, monitor and analyze costing factors, investigate variances, provide variance insights and lead initiatives to correct negative variances; 
  • Lead and coordinate time studies on manufacturing equipment to drive better costing and financial reporting for products; 
  • Monitor, manage and recommend changes to standard costing of all products as required; 
  • Facilitate the budget process for all departments, offering input and guidance to management; 
  • Ongoing forecasting of revenues and expenses. Work with management to provide appropriate solutions to potential variances and problems; 
  • Analysis of cash flow, daily management of cash revenues and manage investment portfolios according to policy; 
  • Responsible for the facility’s financial reporting including preparation of financial statements, management reports and dashboards, financial analysis and recommendations, quarterly and year end results and forecasting, etc.;  
  • Provide evaluations and assessments to the CFO and Leadership Team regarding the operational and administrative infrastructure of the organization; 
  • Ensure compliance with IRS filings and other regulatory bodies and government financial reporting and remittances; 
  • Review, monitor and enhance internal controls to ensure adequate financial and risk mitigation controls are in place; 
  • Special projects and other duties as may be assigned. 


Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications 

  • Must have an accounting designation (CPA or equivalent);  
  • 5+ years’ experience, including progressive financial reporting leadership experience. Manufacturing experience (business-to-business and in a made-to-order manufacturing situation) an asset; 
  • Experience with revenue, expense, inventory, labor and margin analysis; 
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience with new accounting pronouncement interpretation and implementation;  
  • Experience with accounting for internal development costs; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems, management controls, processes, and technology tools;  
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite; 
  • Excellent analysis abilities and a consultative approach to champion change;  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and effectively present and clarify concerns and concepts to various audiences; 
  • Exemplary collaboration and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships; 
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple deliverables in a time-sensitive environment and adapt to frequently changing priorities; 
  • Highly attentive to detail and committed to quality;  
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills (e.g., new databases and technology) and adapt to changing environments;  
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and dedication to timely and accurate reporting. 

Please inform us if you require any accommodations during the hiring process.  Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63226451
  • Location:
    Chautauqua County, (Hybrid: Remote & In Office), New York, United States
  • Position Title: Plant Controller
  • Company Name For Job: Confidential
  • Industry: Corporate
  • Job Function: Controller
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
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