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Plant Controller

Company: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

General Purpose:Reporting to the group VP of Finance, this position oversees all financial aspects for assigned location, including analysis, budgeting, accounting, pricing, receivables and reporting. Coordinate local compliance with policies and procedures and ensure cooperation with enterprise-wide functional departments. The Controller will assist with JDE implementation for the location.Job Duties and Responsibilities:Prepare and distribute periodic (e.g. weekly, monthly, etc.) plant financial analysis including insightful commentaries detailing issues, opportunities, and action plans.Provide routine or ad hoc analysis and communicate with leadership regarding significant financial performance variances.Work closely with leadership to identify opportunities and develop strategies, understand internal business operations, and make decisions on process development and implementation to increase efficiencies and create cost savings.Partner with the VP of finance, location General Manager, and local leadership team to develop annual financial plans and periodic forecasts as needed.Responsible for accountability of all inventories from receipt to usage. This would include continued improvement on waste reductions of each type.Maintain adequate accounting system records, ensure timely completion of standard procedures (i.e. period end closing, financial statement analysis, and daily accounting transactions), and consistently enhance controls and business solutions designed to mitigate financial risk.Manage employees, including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, development, evaluation, and performance management. Maintain and promote positive employee relations in work environment.Manage a team across a broad range of functions including financial planning and analysis, plant and cost accounting, pricing, route accounting, Accounts ReceivableExhibit the values and ethics through honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee; but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.Requirements:Minimum Requirements:Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree (Preferred) in accounting, business, finance, or related field5 years of finance and accounting experience, preferably in manufacturingMinimum 2 years of Supervisory experienceKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of company computer systems and Microsoft Office Suite, especially ExcelKnowledge of JDE requiredKnowledge of Tableau very beneficialKnowledge of general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) related to accounting and financial reportingKnowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel managementAble to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writingAble to manage and motivate staff efficiently and effectivelyAble to analyze and make recommendations from large amounts of dataAble to work in collaboration effectively and foster good teamworkAble to think strategically, has high level of intellectual curiosity and improvement mindsetAble to prioritize and meet deadlinesAble to interpret and apply company policiesAble to manage multiple various projects with sense of urgencyAble to handle challenging or conflict situations with tact and professionalismAble to work collaboratively with employees in a variety of departments and build consensus around key initiativesAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Dayton , Plant Controller, Professions , Richmond, Ohio

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