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Plant Controller in Wilson, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Plant Controller in Wilson, NC

Working with the CFO, this brand new position will be responsible for leading the finance, accounting, inventory control and shipping functions for a very interesting startup division of a large company with headquarters in RTP. This position is located in Wilson, NC.

Initially, this is a "hands on" position with administrative, general and managerial responsibilities. The position and the team will evolve and grow significantly over time and this person will be expected to grow with it and hire for it. Position will be extremely varied, demanding, yet highly rewarding and will play a major part in running the business and in its future success. The person in this role is required to have strong working knowledge of cost accounting principles in a manufacturing environment. Experience preparing management and statutory accounts, budgets and general bookkeeping duties is required. In addition, the person in this role will assist with the strategic decisions of the business, ensuring growth and profitability and must have the ability to influence decision making by preparing and presenting financial concepts to senior management.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  • Investigate count variances, resolve issues and communicate results with operations
  • Develop and maintain standard costs
  • Monitor manufacturing variances and communicate results with operations
  • Validate ending inventory balance and cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Accumulate and allocate overhead and conversion costs
  • Design procedures to identify and dispose of obsolete inventory

  • Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
  • Report on breakeven points by product line
  • Report on margins by product, customer and division
  • Report on financial statement fluctuations
  • Develop customer pricing proposals and volume discount pricing matrices

General/Accounting and Reporting
  • Design, establish and maintain General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and Inventory processes
  • Design and implement monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes
  • Prepare financial statements, analytics, monthly reconciliations, journal entries
  • Analyze data and report on ratios, trends and variances
  • Ensures timely reporting of financial data to Corporate
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts and related analyses
  • Establish and maintain strong internal controls to ensure compliance
  • Act as liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Ensure statutory reporting is processed in accordance with individual requirements such as sales tax filings, income taxes, etc.
  • Prepare internal and external stakeholder presentations

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting
  • 8+ years of experience in Accounting related positions
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop junior team members
  • Manufacturing experience with an understanding of relevant accounting and financial reporting, cost accounting/reporting, cash flow projections, financial modeling, consolidated financial statement preparation and job costing business models required
  • Highly proficient with MS Office
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, ability to influence the decisions of others (including executive management)
  • High integrity
  • Strategic, big picture thinker balanced by focus on the tactical aspects
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and get positive results through others
  • Work collaboratively with other departments

If you are qualified, please apply below and include a resume in Word format. Questions? Please contact Beth Shandley, Nick Palacios, Joe Lucas, Ruth Y., Josh VanNamee or Thomas Hazelwood at 919-719-6500.

Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and approval.

U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Know someone who is well-qualified for this role? If you refer someone to us, and we place them at any time in the future, Vaco will send you a generous referral bonus.


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