To provide accurate plant financial and statistical data in order for management to make timely and informed decisions concerning financial performance of the business. The plant controller/accountant is an integral part of the plant management team, reporting directly to the plant manager with a strong dotted line to the operations controller. Direct reports: 3-4 clerks/admin
Essential Functions and Duties: 1. Responsible for the monthly operations report published by Friday following month-end summarizing the operations for month and year-to-date reporting of costs incurred, pounds produced, conversion cost and inventory levels compared to budget and last year. 2. Responsible for weekly operations report published on Wednesdays summarizing production highlighting issues and action plans, mix and loss variances with commentary on material variances, and inventory levels and progress. 3. Responsible for coordinating and completing plant budgets on a timely basis with plant controllers and plant management. 4. Challenge and work with plant managers and materials managers in all areas of materials management including inventory levels, aged inventories, and plant capacities by production line. 5. Coordinate with Beloit the smooth running of the capital project system 6. Responsible for timely communication of cost issues to the commercial accounting group for inclusion in pricing considerations. 7. Responsible for setting physical inventory dates with the plant controllers and overseeing all such physicals to ensure the plant controllers are fully performing their duties. 8. Responsible for keeping fully informed and educated on new developments in accounting systems and reporting in conjunction with the strategic business unit CFO and corporate in Beloit. 9. Monitor and control accounts payable, payroll, freight subsystems, labor reports vs. targets, all daily, weekly, and monthly reports, and all site costs.
The responsibilities listed above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties required. Incumbents will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.