Director of Accounting/Plant Controller

Targeted Pet Treats - Warren, PA


The Director of Accounting / Controller will be a business partner to the Targeted Pet Treats President and other members of the Targeted Pet Treats leadership team to provide effective management of financial data to support the business strategy. S/he will oversee and ensure the timely delivery of reporting requirements including monthly, quarterly and annual financials, debt covenant compliance and other required disclosures.

This position will oversee all accounting and financial reporting functions for Targeted Pet Treats, including general & cost accounting, billing, A/R, A/P, financial reporting.

Specifically, the Director of Accounting / Controller will be responsible for:

General Accounting: Own and manage all aspects of accounting for Targeted Pet Treats Operating Unit including monitoring internal controls, and GAAP compliance. Oversee the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close process and ensure the timely preparation of accurate financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) and support for required reporting.

Cost Accounting: Provide Cost Accounting leadership at Targeted Pet Treats, particularly with developing cost standards for materials and labor, analyzing manufacturing operations, equipment availability and utilization, performing month-end cost accounting close, analyzing production costs and recommending changes, overseeing annual physical inventory

partner with the business: Partner with Targeted Pet Leadership by providing sound financial and strategic advice to assist in the effective management of the business.

  • Partner with functions including Supply Chain and Sales as needed for these groups to be effective in their day to day responsibilities;
  • Interface with Corporate Controller and IT to ensure effective integration of data and reporting

Audit: Work with the Corporate Controller with the year end audit process

team leadership: Recruit, train, and develop a high performing accounting team to ensure current and future leadership of the accounting function.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferably with an active CPA license
  • Experience 10+ years’ in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a CPG industry
  • Must have a strong technical Accounting and analytical skills
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections with a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to make solid, objective, ethical decisions
  • Able to maintain strict confidence in financial sensitive information and demonstrate a high level of integrity.
  • Ability to build professional relationships with internal and external clients
  • Excellent communication and written skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Manufacturing: 10 years (Required)
  • Cost Accounting: 4 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 4 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • CPA (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Gym memberships or discounts

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly