International Staffing Consultants, Inc.
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Our client, a global Tier 1 automotive supplier, seeks a PLANT CONTROLLER for the Romulus, MI plant.  Tons of growth potential as the client has 60 plants worldwide!!  The believe in succession planning and will look to internal employees for open roles before going outside the plant for talent.  7000 employees global…multi-billion-dollar automotive supplier!!
 
PURPOSE:
 
Manage the financial functions of the Romulus, MI Plant. Supervise Senior Plant Accountant and Payroll Specialist and MRO Purchaser. Responsible for managing all financial reporting, adherence to established controls and policies, budgeting, forecasting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
 Manage financial functions including cost and general accounting activities, product costing and capacity planning, and time studies.
 
 Analysis of operation cost and variances. Sales/Volume, Direct Labour, Indirect Labour, depreciation, Salary, Variable Overhead, Fixed Overhead and all other costs.
 
 Maintenance and improvements to various accounting/finance systems.
 
 Timely, accurate preparation of special studies and projects.
 
 Supervision and support of accounting staff, including performance reviews and development plans.
 
 Manage payroll system and review/approval of payroll for both hourly and salary teammates.
 
 Member of Site Leadership Team responsibility for planning, budgeting and implementation of all other company requirements.
 
 Assists in facilitation of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement activities including 5S, workplace inspection, GEMBA board walks, Kaizen and kamishibai audits/systems.
 
 Daily review of shift notes and preparation of the JPH report which includes other measurables.
 
 Update Plant Manager on any Finance issues.
 
 Interact with all the Managers within the Plant on subjects pertaining to interactions between Finance and the other disciplines.
 
 Yearly Budget preparation, review, presentation, approval and adherence.
 
 Monthly and Yearly completion of all financials including but not limited to Flash Forecast for next month, Flash Actual for current month, SRP, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Intercompany reconciliation, and Asset/Depreciation reconciliation.
 
 Prepare 1st and 2nd Close SRPs at yearend and midyear with reconciliation.
 
 Prepare, support, upload Yearly Audit Binder and Additional Disclosure file. Prepare and answer all Auditor questions/requests.
 
 Update Insurance file yearly.
 
 Interact with Customer on any needed issues, examples: Accounts Receivable, Pricing, purchase orders.
 
 Review banking for unusual items, chargebacks, etc.
 
 Review and approve all Accounts Payable vouchers, check runs, invoices, and expenses.
 
 Run JPH Efficiency/Inefficiency report daily.
 
 Monthly Reconciles including sales, balance sheets and Human Resources Stats report for costs.
 
 Update Sales report monthly for new month.
 
 Update “best-in-class” system for Materials, Production, Engineering, Finance and  the company's Production System.
 
 Assist with Cost Models and review Financials commercially.
 
 Pricing scenarios - volume, shift, Engineering Work Orders, etc.
 
 Write off or cleanup of Accounts Receivable accounts - assist Accountant.
 
 Write Appropriation Requests for Capital/Tooling/Engineering Work Orders
 
requirements – obtain required approvals through DocuSign.
 
 Other requirements as assigned by Plant Manager, Director of Finance, Commercial and Director of Manufacturing.
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 
Demonstrated knowledge in financial analysis, cost, general accounting and manufacturing accounting system, standard cost accounting, auditing and budgeting.
 
In depth knowledge of budgeted/costing/actual headcount and related costs.
 
Education:
 
Bachelor degree in accounting, preferred.
 
Experience:
 
Minimum of 5-8 years experience in manufacturing environment
 
 
 
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