controller in milton

stephanie leon, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 150,000 - US$ 190,000 per year
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milton, new york
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 150,000 - US$ 190,000 per year
5 Years
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stephanie leon, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

The Controller is a key member of the Plant's Management team and engages in all aspects of finance and operations to provide timely and comprehensive financial leadership. This role reports directly in the CEO and CFO of the Plant.

location: Milton, New York
job type: Permanent
salary: $150,000 - 190,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years


  • Accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Balance sheet oversight and reconciliation.
  • Forecasting & budget planning.
  • Capital expenditure analysis and reporting.
  • Accurate cost analysis and cost accounting
  • Compliance with internal controls and corporate policies.
  • Statutory reporting as required.
  • Completion of internal and external audits.
  • Support continuous operational and financial results improvement with focus on cost savings.
  • Manage and develop direct reports.

Financial Reporting and Controls/Compliance:

  • Overall responsibility for the plant operations financial results and delivery of accurate timely results in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), company processes/procedures and statutory regulations. Achieves this through working closely with the Plant Management team, Cost Accounting Inventory Management and Supply Chain Finance teams.
  • Sets annual standards and production yields for financial reporting and costing analysis.
  • Cost accounting, including the analysis and reporting of daily production, purchase price variances, raw material yields, efficiency, production put-away losses, expense budget variances, and related information.
  • Cost estimates for new product initiatives based on the results of special batch runs or on reasonable assumptions.
  • As cost accountant, the plant controller also manages cost-related reserves, performs reconciliations, and participates in special projects as appropriate.
  • Provide financial guidance and support to Plant Management with proactive communication of issues and recommendations.
  • Provide guidance/input to Management on key business decisions that enable effective and efficient operations and delivery of cost savings.
  • Provide guidance to Plant Management in the origination of capital expenditure requests. Prepare/review financial support for the capex requests ensuring compliance to policy and robust accurate projections of costs and savings generated by the project. Perform post capital expenditure audits and reviews.
  • Weekly/monthly working capital reporting. Significant areas of focus being AR, inventories, AR, Headcount and OT
  • Weekly/monthly/quarterly beverage tax reporting and filing Responsible ensuring we are compliant with state and federal regulations.
  • Provide support for external and Bank audits at the operating facilities. Complete other ad-hoc reporting requests


  • Manage the weekly/monthly/quarterly flash forecast process with the Plant Management team to deliver accurate forecast results. Appropriate identification of risks and opportunities.
  • Lead the development of the Annual Operating Plan for plant

Business Analysis Support:

  • Collaborate with the Plant Management Team to identify and recommend process improvements that will deliver financial benefits or mitigate financial risks. Analyze financial data to facilitate decision making process at the plant management level.

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. / B.A. degree in Accounting.
  • CPA, CMA or equivalent designation
  • Manufacturing/costing experience
  • Staff management experience
  • 5-7 years related work experience in manufacturing or industrial environment. Food and Beverage or batch related manufacturing a plus

Skills and Competencies:

  • IT Literate (Microsoft Office)
  • ERP System experience and comfort level (SAP/IQMS preferred). Looking for someone who is comfortable mining through data.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven strategic problem solving skills
  • Ability to operate and consistently deliver in a changing environment
  • High level of accountability.
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Strives for high performance and uses technical skills effectively with a demonstrated emphasis to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work in an organized, detailed manner under limited time frames & tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting systems, controls and compliance procedures and industry practices.
  • Strong Business Ethics Commitment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability explain results, document processes and convey ideas.
  • Financial analysis skills (identifies information needed to prepare and validate analyses; interprets and draws conclusions from financial information; extracts meaning from data by recognizing trends and patterns).
  • US GAAP knowledge
skills: Cost Accounting, Leadership

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