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Regional Controller, Columbus OH to 110K + bonus

If you have been a Plant Controller and looking for your next challenge, this is a great opportunity. 

Regional Finance Manager Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work closely with Plant Leadership in several plants
Be part of the team to improve the financial results by identifying ways of increasing sales, margins, reducing costs, scrap, etc.
Provide capital expense analysis
Lead budgeting and forecasting and variance reporting for month end close
Provide finance leadership and communicate financial results with non-accounting professionals at the plants
Present monthly results to corporate leadership
Provide ad hoc analysis

Regional Finance Manager Requirements: 
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or CMA certification preferred
Five plus years of hands-on accounting experience in manufacturing environment including multi-plant experience
Prior leadership experience (direct and non-direct) 
Prior use of ERP systems, MS Excel Strong computer skills
Excellent communications skills
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple assignments.
Ability to travel approximately 10%

Plant Controller, Dundee, MI to 110K + bonus

Multinational tier 1 automotive manufacturer looking for a plant controller. Automotive experience in a medium to high volume plant ...SAP preferred but will look at Oracle, JD Edwards, QAD etc. ...

Ensure all financial controls are in place for general, property and cost accounting, internal auditing and budget to enable company to meet current goals and objectives as well as make sound business decisions regarding future growth.

Work with Plant Management team on ongoing and new business issues to ensure accuracy of financial statement information
Work with accounting group to communicate plant related issues and provide direction on plant financial performance
Manage Costing team, Payroll, and IT to ensure cost accounting accuracy for existing and new programs
Participate in all plant level management meetings and provide guidance to Plant Management team on all financial related matters
Provide Plant Management Team with periodic analysis of plant financial results
Manage budget process at plant level including analysis of year over year changes
Manage forecast process at plant level
Thorough understanding of accounting/auditing principles, tax legislation, etc.
Advanced Excel skills required, i.e. Pivot tables, VLOOKUP

Cost Accountant, Charlotte, NC to 80K

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for:
Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
Analyzing data collected and recording results accurately and timely
Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods to determine effects on cost
Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
Maintaining Cost Accounting System in SAP
Assisting in Month end and Annual close of the General Ledger
Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program weekly, monthly and annually
Reconciles finished goods, raw materials and spare parts inventories and posts consumptions weekly

Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
Computer Literate – Strong Excel skills required
Experience with SAP required
Experience working with engineering, maintenance and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Bi-lingual English / Spanish preferred


Senior Accountant, Cincinnati, OH to 85K + bonus


Description

Our client is a premier global insurance conglomerate.  Their US HQ is in Cincinnati, OH. This position would be in the corporate accounting department.  This position would be responsible for the financial reporting both with IFRS and statutory reporting to management and the parent company.  The client is looking for 3+ year’s large public accounting firm or corporate accounting and industry.  Insurance would be ideal.  CPA is required.  The company is anxious to hire.  The company offers an attractive compensation including bonus and relocation assistance. 
Role and Responsibilities Include:

Prepare and Analyze financial statements on both an IFRS and Statutory basis including analytic reviews distributed to management & parent company

Maintain compliance with internal controls and monitoring

Prepare and/or review accounting entries including such items as Reinsurance, Intercompany transactions with US and International affiliates, Program Business, and Additional Closing entries to finalize Monthly & Quarterly Reporting to Internal Management & International Parent Company.
Research accounting pronouncements and implement appropriate steps to comply with the accounting guidance.
Prepare & Review State Premium Tax returns and other filings in addition to monitoring correspondence as needed with the State departments of Insurance.

Other duties as assigned.

 Required Qualifications:

3+ years’ experience with a large public accounting firm or corporate accounting department
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent
Proficiency with all other Microsoft Office applications (Word)
Agility and ability to work in ambiguous situations

Preferred Qualifications:

5 years’ experience with a large public accounting firm or corporate accounting department
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance  
CPA required
Knowledge of IFRS and Statutory Accounting Standards (NAIC)
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Knowledge of Cognos Reporting & Query Studio.
Previous experience with SAP and SAP Business Warehouse reporting tool

Plant Controller, Creston, IA to 100K + bonus


Description

Responsibilities:

Managing the financial staff and the entire plant financials;

Responsible for plant level general accounting, maintaining a control environment (SOX), annual plan and forecast, payables, cost accounting, business analysis, and capital request/projects;
Analyzing and reporting financial results to the plant and to corporate management;
Daily plant meetings the Plant Manager for production and costing issues;
Assuring adherence to GAAP;
Assisting with special projects and external audit as needed or required;
Hiring, training and supervising the accounting staff.

Education:   4-year degree required.
 
Required Skills:

5+ years of experience as a plant controller or cost manager in a manufacturing environment;
Leadership, technical accounting skills, time management, organizational skills;
Experience in staff management, including five direct reports;
Cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis;
ERP/MRP systems, hardware, and reporting;
20-30%travel is expected.


Sr. Cost Accountant, Kansas City, MO to 100K + bonus


Description

Summary:  The senior cost accountant is responsible for maintaining the inventory financial records. This job includes maintaining the standard cost inventory tables within J.D. Edwards Enterprise-One system and reconciling the inventory by using Rapid Reconciler software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)

Record journal entries for monthly closing of company ledgers.
Maintain the inventory standard cost tables within J.D. Edwards Enterprise-One system.
Assist plant controllers with manufacturing accounting entries.
Prepare internal financial reports and associated analysis of reports.
Prepare financial statements for external reporting and related analysis.
Prepare financial statements for external reporting and related analysis.
Prepare documents and data for reporting to the SEC, investor relations, tax and treasury departments.
Assist in audits, special projects and analysis as required.
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, other duties may be assigned by your supervisor as dictated by business necessity.

Qualifications

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Education and Experience:

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in accounting
7+ years of experience working with financial statements and standard cost inventory systems
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Strong understanding of standard cost inventory accounting.
Excellent communication and Excel skills.
Ability to work independently and troubleshoot issues.
Must demonstrate logical decision making skills.

Plant Accountant, Kansas City, MO to 80K


Description

Our client is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of automotive components. This world class firm designs, develops and manufactures a broad range of products for both the OEM and aftermarket segments. This company is offering great compensation, benefits packages and future career growth. 
 
Plant Accountant Summary:
The Plant Accountant  is responsible for assisting the Plant Controller in performing a variety of accounting functions related to cost accounting, inventories, fixed assets, payroll, billing, month-end closing and financial reporting.  


Plant Accountant Responsibilities:
 

Assists with reviewing expense budgets, profit plans, and forecasts by analyzing financial data to develop meaningful financial operating plans.
Helps with coordinating annual audit activity to ensure that all schedules are prepared on an accurate and timely basis.
Process billing on a daily basis.
Processes retro-billing as deemed necessary.
Processes tasks associated with Accounts Receivables including reconciliation’s and applying cash deposits.
Performs and maintains all functions related to Product Costing System.
Responsible for fixed assets in the facility.
Participates in VA/VE/CR implementation timing and cost tracking.
Assists in month-end financial closings.
Assists in processing accounts payable.

Education/Skills/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 5 years related finance or accounting experience.
Microsoft Office skills required.
Experience with MFG Pro, SAP operating systems preferred.
Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM).
Strong analytical and communication skills.
Ability to work well under deadlines.

Controller, Asheville, NC to 120K

International Corporation in the greater Asheville area has immediate need for a Controller with experience in IFRS and GAAP. This role will be based in Asheville but will have global interaction setting up financial systems as the corporation streamlines and centralizes accounting processes. Ideal candidate will have financial experience in manufacturing working with purchasing, banking, internal controls, cash flow, and other accounting functions. The Controller will have 4 direct reports. Position will involve travel up to 25%.

The Controller must have strong communication skills and must be process-oriented. Will be heavily involved in setting up new financial systems; knowledge of automation potential within financial processes is a plus. 

Company is profitable and very stable. This role will have regular interaction with European counterparts.