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Multi-Site Controller

Location

Meridian Plant

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel

1-25%

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plans and directs the general and cost accounting functions of 2 or more plants.
  • Directs and coordinates month-end closing activities of 2 or more plants.
  • Preparation of the plants’ annual budgets.
  • Interacts pro-actively with the Plant Managers and Sales & Marketing Managers to analyze financial results and identify factors that would enhance the plant’s profitability.
  • Development of in depth knowledge of the People Soft system.Development of strong query and crystal reporting skills.
  • Performs oversight of the plant accounts payable, payroll and billing activities. Works to ensure these activities are being completed accurately and timely.
  • Oversees the Raw Material and Finished Goods inventory process.
  • Investigates and prepares monthly analyses of the plants’ financial results.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the plant manufacturing process. Must be able to apply this knowledge for any cost analysis. Must be very knowledgeable of the creation of standard/actual cost per unit.
  • Responsible for preparation of AFE project documents and classification as Capital or Expense; monitors spending against approved projects and advises plants and corporate management of variances; performs AFE follow up analysis.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all Atlas Roofing Corporation financial policies.
  • Responsible for controlling the location’s assets and acting in the best interest of the Stockholders, while maintaining a professional independence and objectivity.

Experience

  • Minimum of six years experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably three years in an Atlas Foam plant). Should also have had at least three years in a supervisory capacity. Should have background in Accounts Payable, Billing, Payroll, General Ledger, Month-end and Year-end closings. Needs a background in database skills. Excel skills required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Confidential Information/Documents: Requires confidential treatment of cost data, budgets, sales information, and financial reports.
  • Records/Reports: Requires gathering and analyzing information from varied operating entities. Issuing of various reports for internal and external users.
  • Contact with Others-Internal/External: Requires frequent and regular contact with all levels of plant personnel, corporate employees, public accountants, customers, as well as other non-company personnel.
  • Judgmental/Analytical Ability Required: Cost analytical ability and general ledger analysis is required.
  • Financial Accountability:(Degree of Care/Attention required to prevent increased costs/losses & dollars position is responsible for, where applicable) Requires knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, as well as the prudent care and safeguarding of sensitive, proprietary financial information.
  • Requires supervision and guidance of associated Atlas plant accounting personnel, to direct and control plant accounting activities.

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Degree in accounting from an accredited four-year College or University.

Additional Information

  • SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED - Proficiency with computers. Requires knowledge of ERP systems. Requires fluency in spreadsheets and databases.
  • DECISION MAKING REQUIREMENTS - Requires extensive decision-making within all areas of the accounting function and between functional areas, both at the corporate level and subordinate levels.
  • TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS - Requires periodic travel (1% - 25%) to the multiple plant locations to manage offsite staff and for plant manager / marketing meetings and periodic travel for accounting meetings or other programs.

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