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Plant Controller - Permanent position - 80k to 90k

The Davis Company Franklin ,MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Plant Controller 
80-90K PERM

Manager of 2 others 
Manufacturing background and Supervisory pluses 


Job Duties:

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements, reports and schedules according to ARM Group’s closing schedule;
  • Manage all accounting operations and supervise the accurate processing of payroll;
  • Facilitate, complete and coordinate monthly close procedures, including monthly account reconciliations and analysis, accrual calculations, CAPEX analysis, intercompany reconciliation;
  • Analyze revenues and direct, indirect costs and SGA expenses and report on variances;
  • Work with the Finance Director of Americas to ensure a clean and timely yearend financial audit and assist with tax audits;
  • Work together with the Company’s tax advisor to manage & comply with local, state & federal government reporting requirements & tax filings; Monitor, develop and implement conformity with and abide by all regulatory guidance and group internal policies & procedures;
  • Coordinate, resolve and improve various issues with banks;
  • Prepare and monitor the credit control process,
  • Forecast cash flow positions;
  • Provide critical view on the level of expenses incurred by the Company and gives advice on expenses captions that are outlyers and require attention;
  • Monitors actuals versus budgeted results and addresses concerns with area responsibles;
  • Maintain, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting systems and group & local policies in order to secure control procedures.;
  • Actively participate in the upgrade of the ERP used by the company (AX Dynamics).



  • Oversees the payroll data input. Uses automated payroll system to produce accurate and timely payroll.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.) for management and external audits (e.g. annual workers compensation audit)
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws.
  • Stays current on payroll systems to maximize operational efficiencies and achieve alignment with HR benefits and other related processes to ensure effective accounting support.
  • Facilitates management and employee understanding of payroll procedures.

Position Requirements:

  • Must have an Accounting degree and at least 7 to 10 years of experience
  • MBA or CPA certification is a plus
  • Having a thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Statutory accounting principles
  • Knowledge of federal and state wage and hour las and requirements
  • Hyperion and AX experience is a plus
  • Automated payroll systems experience; Paycor a plus
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adherence to policies & procedures
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an (internal) customer service focus
  • Ability to act and work independently and as part of a team
  • Is able to deliver results, solve problems and maximize performance while interacting with different in- and external stakeholders
  • Motivated, optimistic and driven by improvements
  • Structured, autonomous and self-starter
  • Management experience (lead, direct, hire, fire, discipline, evaluate)
  • Act as the leading expert for the site on all accounting, payroll matters
  • Acts as a member of site leadership

The Davis Company


Franklin, MA