Controller

Meritor   •  

Morganton, NC

Industry: Automotive.

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 235 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description


The Controller will be responsible for the integrity of financial reporting for the Trailer plants. This includes a strong control environment, drive for continuous improvement, delivering solid customer service, reporting of financial results, SOX compliance and remediation of any identified issues. This position must provide sound business, operational, & strategic guidance as well as financial leadership to the Trailer team.
•Direct preparation of monthly close process, monthly forecast, annual operating plan (AOP) and other Ad Hoc financial analysis, as required.
•Provide variance analysis to all key stakeholders including plant management and corporate team in Troy, MI.
•Direct the development of standard cost and analysis to ensure the accurate representation of cost and inventory valuation. This includes material, freight, labor and manufacturing overhead.
•Assure that all inventories are represented properly relative to quantity, cost and categorization (Raw, WIP and finished goods)
•Provide high level of customer service to all operational/functional leaders to provide accurate, timely and pertinent information to maximize returns for the business.
•Lead various focus groups in their efforts to reduce labor and burden costs.
•Support and monitor plant management in addressing operational issues of the site, including identifying corrective action plan.
•Proactively evaluate financial assumptions and projections to ensure that they are accurate, reasonable and complete.
•Lead continuous improvement projects within Trailer plants to drive cost and process efficiencies.
•Ensure that work processes and initiatives are undertaken in a fiscally, leally and operationally responsible manner and are subject to review and/or audit on a regular basis.
•Continually evaluate and improve control environment to ensure it functions properly to safeguard assets.
•Limit financial exposure by ensuring compliance with corporate policies and lead remediation of any deficiencies.
•Oversee 2 direct reports and coordinate with the Trailer finance team in Troy, MI
•Improve capabilities and strength of Finance team through assessment, staffing, training, and process implementation.
•Other Ad Hoc assignments as required.

Job Requirements


•Direct preparation of monthly close process, monthly forecast, annual operating plan (AOP) and other Ad Hoc financial analysis, as required.
•Provide variance analysis to all key stakeholders including plant management and corporate team in Troy, MI.
•Direct the development of standard cost and analysis to ensure the accurate representation of cost and inventory valuation. This includes material, freight, labor and manufacturing overhead.
•Assure that all inventories are represented properly relative to quantity, cost and categorization (Raw, WIP and finished goods)
•Provide high level of customer service to all operational/functional leaders to provide accurate, timely and pertinent information to maximize returns for the business.
•Lead various focus groups in their efforts to reduce labor and burden costs.
•Support and monitor plant management in addressing operational issues of the site, including identifying corrective action plan.
•Proactively evaluate financial assumptions and projections to ensure that they are accurate, reasonable and complete.
•Lead continuous improvement projects within Trailer plants to drive cost and process efficiencies.
•Ensure that work processes and initiatives are undertaken in a fiscally, leally and operationally responsible manner and are subject to review and/or audit on a regular basis.
•Continually evaluate and improve control environment to ensure it functions properly to safeguard assets.
•Limit financial exposure by ensuring compliance with corporate policies and lead remediation of any deficiencies.
•Oversee 2 direct reports and coordinate with the Trailer finance team in Troy, MI
•Improve capabilities and strength of Finance team through assessment, staffing, training, and process implementation.
•Other Ad Hoc assignments as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Finance or Accounting required. MBA or CPA preferred.
•Minimum 5 years’ experience in financial analysis, cost accounting & financial support of Manufacturing Operations preferred.
•Prior controller experience preferred.
•Excellent PC skills required (i.e. Access, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
•Strong presentation and communication skills required (verbal and written)
•Deadline & business driven with ability to work independently
•Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.
•Supervisory experience preferred
•Willingness to travel (once a month)