Financial Controller in Greensboro, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join our team in Greensboro, NC.     Strong Cost Accounting Background

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The Financial Controller will partner with plant operations and be a critical leader in the oversight and management of the daily finance responsibilities associated with the Plant Operations.   As a Business Partner, they will proactively identify improvements, work to develop the financial acumen of site leadership, and determine and implement short and long-term strategies concerning efficiencies and profitability. This individual will administer policies and procedures to ensure financial controls are maintained and within compliance. 


  • Lead and develop the financial acumen of the leadership team within the plant location.
  • Develop, interpret, and report financial information for the plant in a timely manner to the Operations leadership team, corporate finance, and plant management in compliance with specified requirements.  Month End Close – need to be hands on – able to communicate monthly results
  • Serve as a key member of the local management team and partner with them in making financially sound business decisions for profit maximization or cost minimization.
  • Maintain and develop key performance measures and tracking systems for the plant to measure progress and identify focus areas for improvement.
  • Partner with site management team to develop cost reduction strategies to meet short and long-term objectives of the business.  Profit Improvement project review
  • Lead and develop process improvements to improve efficiency and accuracy of the plant finance team as well as the overall performance of the plant.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to company policies and internal controls at the plant and auditing their effectiveness.
  • Ensure accuracy of the physical inventory, cycle counts and reported results.
  • Ensure bill of materials, routings and costs reflect production operations and are accurate and accounted for properly.
  • Analyze labor costs, material costs, manufacturing overhead and inventory levels.  Standard Cost Accounting Plant absorption, PPV,& production / scrap variances – ability to understand and analyze reports and variances
  • Analyze and validate Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR’s) and Profit Improvement Projects (PIP’s).
  • Assure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Policies and SOX 404 requirements. Resolve questions of requirements and internal controls with corporate financial management.
  • Assist in the completion of special projects. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline is required; MBA is preferred.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a Controller, Accounting Manager or similar financial leadership role.
  • Must be proficient in all MS Office programs, with advanced skills in Excel.
  • High level of proficiency in Excel spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.
  • SAP experience is preferredIn process of moving from repetitive to discrete manufacturing
  • CMA and/or CPA preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will take financial goals and break them down for the organization at each level to track and monitor financial success.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and control costs, effectively develop business cases, and influence at all levels within the organization into action.
  • Leadership skills to strategically and operationally develop the team to meet corporate goals and objectives.
  • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing costing principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and train in a simple, but impactful manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to interface with a wide variety of internal and external contacts; ability to work well in team environment and lead by example.
  • Must possess strong prioritization skills; flexibility and ability to multi-task.
  • Working knowledge of Lean and Lean principles would be ideal.

 Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Pay Rate is based on experience