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Our client is a manufacturing company in Asheville and looking to add a Plant Controller to their team. The role will oversee the A/R, A/P, and collections functions, be responsible for maintaining proper books and records, and be responsible for driving improvement in the sites financial performance. This position reports to the Corporate Controller.
? Manage a team of 20 accountants and clerks
? Oversee the month-end close process, ensuring books are closed in a timely and accurate manner, journal entries are approved, and Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed
? Complete the month-end reporting package, including variance explanations against budget/forecast and prior year, YTG forecasts, and analysis of forward-looking risks and opportunities.
? Manage the treasury function and become the expert in banking processes, including providing a regular cash flow forecast
? Review all key accounting processes and implement methods to reduce timelines and improve internal controls
? Serve as the primary point of contact with external auditors on the Asheville books
? Serve as the business partner to the site director participate regularly in cross-functional meetings and provide guidance to the site on ways to improve the financial shape of the site
? Identify and implement regular, mid-month financial reporting on key areas that will help drive the plants financial performance
? Lead the creation of the sites annual operating plan
? Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance or Business. CMA or CPA preferred
? Eight years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment and at least 3 years of supervisory experience with the ability to develop direct reports
? Advanced Excel skills