Manager - Plant Controller 1

RR Donnelley   •  

Buffalo Grove, IL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Description

The Controller is responsible for the company’s financial plans and policies, accounting practices, maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financialreports. This position involves supervision over staff within cost accounting, accounts payable, billing and collections, and finance, and is an integral member of the Nies (RR Donnelley) management team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the facility’s financialreporting processes, providing accurate and timely data to local, regional and corporate management
  • Develop, analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to evaluate operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other matters bearing on the financial and operating effectiveness of the company
  • Interpret financial data for management use in business decisions and identify opportunities for improvement in both plant operations and supportprocesses impacting business effectiveness
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, and be a key contributor in the annual strategic planning process
  • Effectively manage and develop the accounting/finance department staff, fostering an environment of continuous improvement and maintaining superior standards for accuracy and efficiency
  • Implement and maintain internal controls in line with corporate standards, GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years related experience in a public accounting and/or manufacturing accounting environment
  • Proven management-level skills in financialreporting, cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting and inventoryvaluation, with strong track record of accurate and timely financialreporting
  • Proficient in use of accounting systems, implementation of corporate financial practices, analysis of financial and operating information to facilitate decision –making, and recommending actions to improve performance
  • Strong team-building and leadership skills
  • Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships with subordinates, peers, and upper management
  • Proficient in Microsoft products, database software and other applicable accounting and financial software and systems
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • CPA or CMA and knowledge of SAP preferred; experience in the commercial printing industry a plus
  • If you are a hard-working, motivated team player, this opportunity is for you! We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with excellent communication skills who are ready to roll up their sleeves and get hands-on experience in every facet of our company.

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