Salary Range:$115,000.00 - $140,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Finance for a specialized manufacturing company that is a leading service provider of engineered components, products, and solutions for the building and housing industries. Generates $550 million revenues with 2,500 associates in North America. Their vision is to make every home and building in North America better. Their mission is to create long term value for their shareholders, customers, employees, families, suppliers, and communities through a culture of innovation, empowerment and trusted results, and providing the broadest, highest quality product portfolio in the industry.
Plant Controller Responsible for providing financial leadership for a major manufacturing site in South Dakota with 180+ total employees. This position is responsible for managing effective accounting, reporting and costing functions to provide timely and accurate information for financial statement reporting and to assist management in sound decision-making. Major areas of oversight including inventory and cost accounting, budgeting/forecasting, production reporting, FP&A providing direction on improving operational performance, capital asset expenditure processes and monthly financial reporting and performance metrics. Plant Controller will partner with finance and corporate leadership to evaluate and implement appropriate and consistent internal controls. Also manage day-to-day workflow, administrative, & task prioritization with 1 direct report. Travel: 10%.

Background Required:
  • ‘Hands on’ Financial experience with manufacturing organizations (7+ yrs.)
  • ‘Hands On’ Plant Controller experience (4+ yrs.)
  • Staff management and leadership: interviewed, hired, motivated, energized, managed, mentored & developed
  • Provided accurate and timely financial records, on a monthly, quarterly & annual basis, in accordance with GAAP
  • Worked in a manufacturing-oriented ERP environment along with such tools as - Hyperion and HFM
  • Understands how actual financial results compare with budgets and forecasts & recommend corrective actions
  • Maintain effective reports on internal controls over financial reporting & disclosure & safeguard business assets
  • Management of standard costing system
  • Provide direction and guidance related to understanding the costs of manufactured products of multiple types (custom & standard) across several locations and implications to the business
  • Develop, create, and maintain effective financial processes to include month-end closing, forecasting, budgets.
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Access, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Education: BS degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Residence: Sioux Falls SD (Relocation assistance possible)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Led finance for medium to large plant or business ($100 million)
  • Advanced degree master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or business (MBA) or additional years of experience
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Proven team leadership and people development experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead process improvement and change management
  • Strong financial and analytical skills with ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Self-starter that is results oriented with a sense of urgency and the ability to work under deadline pressures
  • Strong team player who can work across multiple functions and can take an enterprise view beyond an individual site or plant
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and projects with changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written
  • Able to interact and function with Senior and Executive Management

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Partner: Roz Kennon
CPG, Transportation, Logistics, & Supply Chain

330.664.9400, ext.107

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