Plant Controller
Bekaert - Orrville - Orrville, OH

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Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Drive business goals such as cost reduction initiatives, working capital management, and return on capital employed to ensure that they are adequately measured, managed and achieved
Provide management with daily, weekly and monthly strategic tools, monitors & reports to drive the business results.
Oversees and optimizes daily operations of the accounting department for the plant
Manage month end and year end close activities including the preparation of monthly balance sheets, operating statements and financial reconciliations
Develop monthly, quarterly and annual forecast of the plant financials with supported change analysis.
Prepares operating summaries and management reports as needed
Acts as a financial consultant to management takes initiative to find ways to increase profitability, improve quality, reduce risk, and improve operational effectiveness
Timely comprehensive and complete account reconciliations
Thorough understanding of the reality of the manufacturing operations (walk the floor).
Keep the score and communicate in all directions.
Be a business partner to the Plant Manager. Supply the information that will then help make the correct decisions
Mentor and teacher of finance to the non-financial members of the plant team so the whole business team understands the cost drivers of their operations.
Consult in a financial advisory capacity with the different constituencies in a matrix environment including Plant Manager, Production Managers and the Sales/Commercial Dept.

Desired Qualifications
Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance or related business discipline.
5 - 7 plus years of relevant experience at least 5 years in a management position.
Manufacturing experience preferred

Relocation is not offered for this postion. Only qualified canidates will be considered.