Site Controller

Woodgrain - Fruitland, ID


Job Description

Woodgrain CORE Values

Integrity Safety Servant Leadership Respect for People Customer Focus

All woodgrain employees’ are expected to role model the company 5 Core Values at all times.


How does the position contribute to the success of the operation, division and company?

The Controller is a key member and business partner with the operations team. The Controller must have the ability to plan, organize and provide analysis in all phases of the accounting process to assure the facility has the tools needed to operate in an efficient, profitable manner. The Controller role includes developing and maintaining a close working relationship with production and support departments by providing analytical support and data in a timely manner and a driver for a continuous improvement process environment.

Required: Degree in Accounting

Preferred: Working for a manufacturing company

Expectations and Performance Measures What measures or metrics will the individual be measured on and what level of performance is required?Other duties may be assigned.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Commitment to working in a team oriented and continuous improvement environment.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to define and analyze problems and develop timely and effective solutions.
  • Demonstrate skills in planning, implementing, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with an analytical methodology.
  • Must have strong problem solving and decision making skills with the judgment to identify and escalate issues of high importance or risk to management
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and accomplish assignments through the work of others
  • Self-directed
  • Must work well with diverse personalities and be able to gain respect and influence among coworkers
  • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Pro Active and hands on.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all assignments. Share only with those that need to know.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other, as assigned):

General Accounting: Ensure compliance with Woodgrain Millwork policies and procedures. Maintain integrity of the general ledger with regards to GAAP. Assist with establishing and maintaining the organization’s accounting practices, processes, procedures, and initiatives. Perform all activities in the accounts payable function to ensure timely payment of vendor invoices and check requests. Inventory reconciliation, parts creation, and building material and routing updates.

Reporting: Responsible for monthly journal entries. Overhead analysis and reporting; including labor and overhead. Issue timely and complete financial statements. Participate in plant problem solving and CI teams as finance subject matter expert by providing manufacturing support and analysis in such areas as process performance, line efficiency, capital spending, inventory management, customer service objectives, production costing, and cost reduction

Cost Accounting: Responsible for monthly financial close and reporting cycle, including manufacturing variances and other financial reporting requirements. Also responsible for inventory valuation, production reporting, various inventory reconciliation, and maintenance of standards. Responsible for account reconciliations.

Planning & Forecasting: Working with Facility Managers, facilitates and prepares Facility Budget. Responsible for planning and forecasting updates to – Cost of Sales, production, inventory reconciliation, manufacturing variances, capital spending, and staffing.

Leadership Competencies

Which of the 16 Zenger Folkman Leadership Competencies are critical for the successful performance of this job?

Displays high integrity and honesty Displays technical or professional expertise

Solves problems and analyzes issues Drives for results

Communicates powerfully and prolifically Builds relationships

Knowledge/Skills/Education and Continuous Training

What skills/certification/education must the individual have/maintain/gain? Include any degrees, certifications, and licenses required.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years accounting experience is required.
  • Minimum 2 years cost accounting (Complex)
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP.
  • Masters degree and CPA are desireable.


  • Working knowledge of MS office with a strong proficiency in Excel
  • SAP experience preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Management and Supervision: Manages the functions of the Plant Accounting Department. Supervises, mentors, develops, and leads the Accounting staff members.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

What working conditions or physical functions are normally required to perform the essential functions of the job?

  • Primarily an office environment.
  • Sit for long durations during the day. View computer screen
  • Requires close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger (typing), handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk/ hear.
  • Regular bending, stooping, stretching, twisting, and turning.
  • Required to stand, and walk as necessary.
  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts, air borne dust/debris, heavy equipment traffic, slip/trip hazards in the manufacturing environment. Proper PPE is required in the manufacturing areas.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (hot, cold, etc.)
  • Minimal travel required

Note: The specific statements shown in each section of this Job Description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this role at any time. Furthermore I understand that my employment with the company is “at-will”, meaning that either the employer or the employee may elect to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, or for no reason

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 /year


  • Pricing: 1 year (Required)
  • Cost Accounting: 1 year (Required)
  • Accounting: 4 years (Required)


  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply