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Plant Controller

Company: Alb--a Group
Location: Dayton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job summary
Plans, organizes, directs, controls the Finance/accounting & control function of the Plant, reports operational results, and provides financial analysis to identify opportunities for further improvements.

About Albea & the Product line that is recruiting
Alb--a is a global leader in beauty, personal care, oral care, pharmaceutical and food packaging. Our site, Alb--a Washington is specialized in manufacturing Laminate & Plastic Tubes for Cosmetics, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical Markets.

This position reports to Site Manager directly and Functionally to TUA Director of Finance and manages a team of 3 people.
--- Responsible for finance performance of Washington site/Tube product line.

Main activities
1. Coordinates and administers an adequate plan for the financial control of operations.
2. Such a plan provides profit planning, sales forecasts, expense budgets, cost standards and saving opportunities, and capital investing, along with the necessary controls & procedures to implement the plan.
3. Compares performance with operating plans and standards. Provides reports and interprets the results of operations to all levels of management. This includes the formulation of accounting treatments, the preparation of financial statements and operating data, the coordination of systems, procedures, and special reports as required.
4. Forecasts short-range and long-range cash requirements and obligations, as a basis for maintaining adequate funds mainly in relation to various Plant Operations incl. capital projects.
5. Assures protection for the assets of the business through internal control, internal auditing, and external audit.
6. Monitors Continuous improvement initiatives, PMO projects, coordinates with Plant Leadership team on effective execution of such projects. Monitors performance and report status/variance to plan on regular basis.
7. Drives Plant's Revenue Management process from creation, follow-up to final execution & delivery of results.
8. Manage all SAP FICO, CO & Other SAP modules/processes incl. trouble shooting various issues on timely manner.
9. Establishes and implements a sound operational and organizational plan in direct support of the business plan.
10. Manage All Plant accounting needs along with Finance/Accounting team
11. Manage and lead Budget process of the Plant along with all teams and ensure it is delivered as per commitments in coordination with Plant General Manager.
12. Monitors inventory processes, internal controls and ensure compliance to Albea's Policy.
13. Actively involve, manage and ensure proper and timely month end/ Quarter-end & year end activities. Responsible for all such activities and audit of the Financial statements and internal controls.
14. Manage and report on ERM (Enterprise Risk Management process) Ensure proper conduct and completion of all initiatives of ERM on accurate and timely manner.
15. Actively involve, execute and manage monthly / Adhoc and other reporting requirements of the Plant Operations.
16. Responsible for ensuring Plant's compliance to Albea Corporate policies and Manuals.

Accountability including KPIs
1. Develops and recommends budget. Authorizes expenditures in accordance with budget. Approves budget and expenses of Plant operations.
2. Develops short-and long-range operating objectives, organizational structure, and staffing requirements in coordination with Plant Leadership team.
3. Assures that the duties, responsibilities, and authority of each job are clearly defined, effective, and communicated to incumbents.
4. Assures that management training and development needs are identified and programs initiated.
5. Assures that qualified personnel are selected and that orientation and on-the-job training programs are conducted and effective.
6. Develops an adequate plan for backup and succession of management and other key personnel.
7. Monitors performance of direct reports. Provides prompt and objective coaching and counseling. Reviews direct reports and approves performance appraisals initiated by direct reports. Ensures that an MBO-based performance appraisal system is administered effectively.
8. Assures that a positive employee relations position is maintained. Ensures that the company's management principles, policies, and programs are consistently practiced. Approves effective personnel action initiated by direct reports.
9. Assures that effective communications are maintained within areas of responsibility. Where appropriate, informs employees as to plans and progress. Conducts employee discussion sessions at regular and frequent intervals.
10. Assures that the necessary coordination within the area of responsibility is taking place and that coordination of the assigned area with those of other company or corporate units is taking place. Resolves problems involving coordination.
11. Consults with all segments of management responsible for policy or action. Makes recommendations for improving the effectiveness of policy or practices.
12. Acts within scope of authority and consistent with company and corporate objectives, guidelines, policies, and practices.
13. Ensures optimum performance of the function. Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, control costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art best practices.
14. Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise. Assumes other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Profile (Qualification & Experience)
B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance. EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND:
1. Affiliations with successful manufacturing companies.
2. A minimum of seven (7) years' experience ideally gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Finance.
3. A minimum of two (2) years' recent experience as a Controller with responsibility for accounts, budgeting, cost accounting, FP&A, and finance.

Keywords: Alb--a Group, Trenton , Plant Controller, Professions , Dayton, New Jersey

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