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Plant Controller

Freshpet
Bethlehem, PA
  • Expired: October 31, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

General Description: The Plant Controller will be a key player in the plant management team providing key analysis and insights to guide decision making, as well as taking a leadership role in challenging the plant to improve financial performance. Provides strong leadership and direction to the local plant finance team to ensure the financial accounting and reporting needs of the plant are met to enable the plant management team to meet their budgeted financial goals and objectives.The responsibilities of the Plant Controller will include:Lead and develop the plant finance team at the Bethlehem plant.Develop metrics to facilitate key performance indicators.Provide financial advice to the plant management team to ensure sound financial and operational decisions.Provide accurate and timely operational performance reporting to the plant management team.Use analysis techniques and metrics to identify and make recommendations to plant management to improve operational... performance and lower unit costs.Instill strong cost control and planning discipline to assist senior plant management in controlling manufacturing costs.Lead the annual budget process for the plant, including preparation of the financial manufacturing budget plan and product standard costs.Assist plant management team with capital planning, including calculating and evaluating financial payback on all capital expenditure proposals.Work with plant/corporate finance on several initiatives including providing cost information for innovation and cost reduction projects, identifying cost/performance improvement opportunities and leadership of companywide initiatives.Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the plants accounting systems and records, as well as strict compliance to all company policies, procedures and controls.Key focus areas include materials cost and usage management, labor cost and utilization, asset utilization and overhead expenditure control.Design and maintain all standard cost of products at the Bethlehem plant.Provide support to financial information technology team to implement all new systems.Qualifications and Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance.7-10 years of related experience, food industry experience preferredAbility to deal with ambiguity, change and a dynamic business environment.Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills under pressing time constraints.Ability to prioritize and control multiple tasks at the same timeAbility to develop collaborative relationships across various functional areas both internally and externally.Strong verbal and written communication skills

Freshpet

Address

Bethlehem, PA
USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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