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.
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.
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.