Corporate Manufacturing Controller

Albemarle Corporation - Charlotte, NC3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
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Job Description

Support the Manufacturing Site Controller(s) in performing cost accounting, cost analysis, reporting and other tasks, including preparation of the annual budget, performing/overseeing site internal accounting etc. In addition, provide system and process support to all global sites, including training, improvements/modifications manufacturing accounting and reporting processes, performing global tasks (e.g., executing the global costing run, coordination of budget, quarterly raw material standard changes…)

Note: Corporate Manufacturing Group is the owner of the SAP CO and Product Costing module and CO reporting in InSite.


Provide clarity of understanding and drive improvements in cost reporting and related infrastructure
Accurate and timely reporting of manufacturing costs for Corporate level issues
Maintain proper accounting, processes and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility to ensure no significant control issues or audit comments.
Accurate and timely costs inputs for the Annual Operating Plans.
Communicate effectively with Site Controller and other groups and departments.
Manage multiple tasks and meet financial closing and reporting schedules.
Understand all of the financial and operating aspects of the manufacturing areas of responsibility.
Understand how to obtain and maintain information from the SAP modules (CO, PA, FI, Purchasing, MM) and InSite.
Clear, concise, and timely monthly closing of the manufacturing systems to meet the stated deadlines and reporting needs.
Timely and accurate response to requests for accounting information.
High quality financial support provided to all levels of management.
Maintain a strong and result driven relationship with Site controller and all levels of management.

Review financial transactions to ensure compliance with government requirements and Albemarle Accounting and Internal Control Policies and Procedures.
Develop and improve financial systems and procedures.
Provide SAP Site security coordination.
Provide accurate and timely support to Site Controllers
Coordinate and/or complete monthly cost closing or project closing tasks.
Support the preparation of Annual Operating Plan for manufacturing sites as directed by the Site Controller(s).
Maintain and optimize the manufacturing closing procedure, working closely with corporate and manufacturing site controllers
Manage and perform standard cost updates.
Provide accurate & timely reporting of manufacturing results for Corporate level issues.
Support Site Controller in the preparation and distribution of accounting reports and presentations to manufacturing teams and management.
Complete special projects in support of plant site controller and Corporate Manufacturing Department
Maintain a strong and results driven relationship with Site Controller, other departments and all levels of management.
Provide system and cost accounting process support to all global sites, including training, improvements/modifications manufacturing accounting and reporting processes.
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Bachelors: Accounting (Required)

English (Required)