Plant Controller in Milan, Ohio - #64908 | VanderHouwen

Milan, Ohio

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Job Id: 64908

Plant Controller
Our client, a leading manufacturer with a well-tenured team, is looking for a hands-on Plant Controller to join their team. This role will handle the plant's financials and cost accounting functions, reporting to a Regional Finance Manager. 

Plant Controller Responsibilities

  • Handle accounting and finance functions for assigned plant location.
  • Responsible for cost accounting and month-end close. 
  • Perform financial analysis, reporting, and forecasting; support development of strategic operating plans.
  • Track project capital and expenses; gather data to create accurate bill of materials (BOM). 
  • Support inventory and cycle counts.
  • Identify areas to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

Plant Controller Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting-related field.
  • At least 7 years of relevant accounting experience with recent manufacturing industry experience.
  • 2+ years of cost accounting (COGS, inventory) experience.
  • Strong knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, and month-end close processes.
  • Proficient with large ERP systems (SAP a plus).
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical mindset with strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Salary: $90k-$105k (DOE) + Bonus and excellent benefits. 

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, life insurance, short and long term disability, AD&D, parental leave, wellness program, tuition reimbursement, and 401k plan with company match.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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