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Plant Finance Controller

Req ID 8202 | CSS Lafayette Plant, United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Finance & Controlling Department at our location in Lafayette, Indiana.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for all aspects of the monthly close, financial reporting, internal controls, weekly payroll, and cost accounting. Prepare monthly forecast and annual three-year business plan.
  • Develop strong internal cost control systems to ensure that plans are met. Lead initiatives to close gaps to plan/forecast as required. Monitor working capital and capital employed to ensure targets are met.
  • Oversee development of standard costs annually. Periodic review of standard costs to ensure products are costed accurately. Support of product line cost report to the Division.
  • Monitor internal control structure to ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and internal accounting policies. 
  • Responsible for hiring, training and developing staff.  Position has two direct reports (Cost Accountant and Assistant Controller) and one indirect report (Payroll Clerk).

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field from an accredited institution required. (Master’s Degree preferred. CPA desired.)
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive accounting/finance experience with strong knowledge of cost accounting, financial planning and analysis and general ledger accounting within a manufacturing environment. (Automotive experience is strongly preferred. Six sigma green belt status preferred.)
  • Prior supervision of accounting staff as an Accounting Manager or Plant Controller. Prior experience with forecast and budget development.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with high degree of accuracy.  This is a hands-on leadership position so ability to work in the details while maintaining the big picture is important.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with people at all levels within the organization and communicate results and operational trends in a cogent manner.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Excel skills should include ability to manipulate and summarize data from various systems e.g. PivotTables, Sumif, VLOOKUP, match/index, etc. (SAP experience highly preferred).

 

Be part of our ZF team as Plant Finance Controller and apply now!

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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