Automation Service Plant Controller in St. Louis, Missouri
11-Feb-2020 to 11-Apr-2020 (CST)
St. Louis, MO, USA
comprehensive - medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday and vacation pay
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The Plant Controller provides the day-to-day financial accounting support for a manufacturing plant. Reporting to the CFO, this person is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of financial data and systems. He or she will manage the monthly financial close process, as well as participate in ad-hoc projects, as needed.
HANDS ON - Must be comfortable walking the plant floor.
Why you, Why A/S? Automation Service cares deeply for its employees. For over 60 years, they've been the leader in their industry - they have a commitment to quality and take pride in their work. This company is in a time of growth and this position will be truly impactful to their continued success. So if you appreciate being valued, being heard and being challenged, this may be the right fit for you! Oh, and we have free snacks.
Core Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare all appropriate general ledger entries and monthly reconciliations
Follow our company's established accounting processes
Maintains cost accounting responsibility for routine compilation of manufacturing costs for payroll, inventory accountability, distributionof factory labor, verification of actual costs and computation of variances.
Inventory control management including coordination of cycle counts, resolution of problem areas and maintenance of procedures
Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions including product line profitability analysis and review
Assists in preparation of documentation for external auditors
Develop monthly and quarterly accounting reports for the management and executive teams
Implement and monitor the month, quarter and year-end closeout accounting schedules
Drive KPI tracking throughout the business and work with functional leaders to evaluate information
Provide the reporting for a monthly revenue review with CFO and Sales Team
Maintains fixed asset register and processes related journal entries
Support ad-hoc projects as needed
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum 7 years as a Plant Accountant in a small business setting.
Undergraduate business degree in accounting or finance required
Experience with NetSuite, and other ERP systems preferable
Advanced Excel skills
Manufacturing Industry experience
Strong attention to detail
Solid understanding of business operations; experience in a business or business unit preferred
Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with a team of professionals inside and outside of accounting/finance
Proactive, hands-on, results oriented style
Action Oriented Enjoys hard work; action oriented & full of energy; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning
Customer Focus Consistently meets expectations & requirements of internal customers
Informing Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs; provides direct feedback & information so that timely and accurate decisions are made
Organized Can identify resources necessary for timely completion of assigned duties; can orchestrate multiple activities; arranges information & files in a useful manner
Perseverance Pursues everything with energy, drive & a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
Priority Setting Spends time on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few & puts the trivial many aside; focused
Problem Solving Applies appropriately rigorous logic & methods to investigate and solve problems with effective solutions
Time Management Uses time effectively & efficiently; concentrates efforts on the priorities; gets more done in less time than others