Plant Controller in Sanford, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Sanford, NC
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $125000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has been a leader in the Staffing Industry for 60 years and currently has more than 100 branches nationwide to serve both our clients' and candidates' needs. We connect office professionals with leading employers in the area. Whether you are looking for a contract/temporary position or a direct hire, we are here to serve you. Find out more about us by visiting

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsible for all site financial reporting and accounting functions for 3 distinct operations operating under 1 site. Lead, plan, direct and control the site’s finance and accounting functions to create a solid control environment. Business partner and key member of site management team providing business support and strategic direction. Support the Site Director in leading the organization towards achievement of agreed targets. Ensure that accounting principles, governance guidelines, legal requirements and other instructions from the Group and Division are implemented and respected. Compliance & Governance 
Analyze internal controls to ensure assets are adequately safeguarded and financial results are accurately reported in compliance with established guidelines and directives. Direct timely remediation and execution of identified issues. 
Create the appropriate control environment, standardizing processes and ensuring information systems deliver accounting integrity. 
Support internal and external audits by providing timely, transparent and accurate responses 
to auditors. 

Participate as integral part of the plant management team through leadership meetings, communication meetings, analysis of plant metrics and trends, plant reporting, physical inventory and plant safety initiatives. 
Provide financial leadership and unbiased, data-driven analysis for future plant initiatives 
which may include: new product launches, productivity projects, make vs. buy analysis, and capital investment decisions. 
Explain and interpret financial results compared to plan and forecast, prepare causal analysis 
of variances, answer ad hoc questions, and troubleshoot accounting issues for plant 
Support annual physical stock takes and periodic cycle counts of Direct, Indirect, Tooling and Fixed Asset Inventories to ensure accuracy and integrity of counts. 
Evaluate, analyze and assist in the preparation of capital expenditure requests. 

Financial Analysis & Reporting 
Ownership of site general ledger, manage month-end closing process, including preparing and reviewing journal entries needed to close the period. Analyze financial statements to ensure completeness and accuracy and assess adequacy of reserves. Prepare and review supporting documentation for the balance sheet reconciliations for reviews. 
Ensure reporting reliability, consistency and transparency; complete analysis of variances and propose corrective actions to management. 
Communicate the weekly and monthly site results with internal business partners including performance comparisons to plan and forecast to aid in the effective cost management of the plant 

Costing, Budgeting & Forecasting 
Prepare the annual budget for 3 unique operations at the site, including spend, headcount, burden rates, cost reduction initiatives; and presents it to appropriate leadership. Align the strategy into integrated tactical Continuous Improvement Plans. 
Prepare and analyze weekly spending and performance indicators to discern operational or financial issues and relay timely information to drive actionable solutions. 
Ensure product costing accurately reflects production operations; analyze and report on significant year over year standard cost changes. 

Understands and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental policies. 
Perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. 
Build internal and external customer relationships and cross business partnerships, hold people accountable for performance and break down barriers to effective execution. 
Demonstrate expertise in finance and accounting. 
Lead multiple, complex change with conviction and clarity of focus. 
Build a culture that fosters innovation and challenges the status quo. 
Develop challenging performance targets. 
Manage effectively in a global company. 
Operate as an integrated member of the management team.