Waukegan, IL ·
Compensation: $120-135,000 range
Bonus and Equity
Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs.
This is direct hire role.
Our client is a multi-billion dollar manufacturer of electronic instrumentation; and we have an immediate Controller role with a power systems and equipment division. They have an exciting role for a Plant Controller. This is hands-on, on-the-floor finance role seeking strong forecasting, financial planning and analysis skills, cost accounting, strong leadership and business acumen, and hands-on. Must be polished and able to present to corporate when necessary.
Be a strong business partner to the executive team; from a strategic and tactical perspective
Drive financial results of the business, managing financial accounting, planning, forecasting and analysis including sales target revenue, inventory, working capital and profit margin.
Drive unit performance in achieving budgeted and forecasted financial metrics
Oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization, closing books on the Plant Monthly.
Provide timely and accurate financial statements, analysis of budgets, financial trends and work with the sales and operations teams on forecasting
Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the executive team and make actionable recommendation on both strategy and operations
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
Participate in special projects, including acquisition opportunities, and compile a variety of special reports
Who Will Be a Great Fit?
5+ years of finance/accounting within a manufacturing setting
Experience with a public accounting firm and CPA preferred (not required). Public company experience required
Have strength in Cost Accounting
Must have strong experience in reporting and compliance.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage staff, set goals and objectives to meet Business Unit goals as well as the proven ability to select talent and develop subordinates.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required, CPA Desired