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Plant Accounting Manager ~ Controller

Job Title: Plant Accounting Manager ~ Controller
Our Client: Automotive Industry
Country: United States
Location: Decatur, AL
Specialisation: Accounting & Finance
Salary: $100,000-$200,000
Job Reference: 4703
Contact Person: Kamila KANG Senior Recruitment Consultant
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Job Published: 2023-03-16


Plant Accounting Manager ~ Controller

About Our Client

  • The company is a customer-driven company with a solid foundation in such businesses as advanced materials, textiles, trading, chemicals, and heavy industries.
  • The company has been setting the direction and building solid foundations for various industries through countless challenges and innovative technological breakthroughs during its 50-plus- year history. The company remain a world leader in tire reinforcements, spandex (Creora), and the auto safety sector with materials for the airbag and seat beat markets.

Job Summary

The Plant Controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Job Description

  • - Oversee the activities of the accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial reports and annual audits and annual budgets.
  • - Oversee the activities of the disbursement department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, employee expense reports, cash control, and payroll processing.
  • - Oversee the activities of the accounts receivable department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, collections, etc.
  • - Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the company's value.
  • - Respond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate his financial needs.
  • - Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  • - Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • - Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • - Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • - Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • - Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • - Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management


  • Education/Knowledge:
  • - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • - Master’s Degree Preferred
  • - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Preferred
  • Experience (required and preferred):
  • - 5-10 years progressively responsible experience
  • - Progressively responsible experience for a major company or division
  • - Experience managing and leading a company’s accounting department staff
  • Skills (required and preferred):
  • - Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • - Proven planning, analysis and decision-making skills
  • - Strong PC-based computer skills including Excel
  • - Effective communication skills, encompassing verbal, written and presentation skills
  • - Ability to work across all functions and levels of the organization in order to ensure proper controls, support change initiatives and drive business results
  • - Knowledge of key markets and applications for products sold, as well as awareness of the supplier and competitor landscape
  • - Knowledge of accounting and performance management including financial reporting, analytical methods and product costing.
  • Physical Demands/Work Environment: Vision, hearing, and speech are required. Manual dexterity is necessary. Must have the ability to work the hours and days required to complete the essential functions of the position, as scheduled.
  • This position will be performed predominantly in an office setting
  • This position may occasionally be required to travel
  • This position may cause sitting for long periods of time

What's On Offer

Medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation, holidays, life, and others (i.e., STD, 401K plans offered voluntarily)

Apply online or feel free to contact us directly for more information about the opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicant, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

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