Plant Contoller

Milgard Manufacturing   •  

Grand Prairie, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 167 days ago

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Job Description

We are looking for a finance professional with a manufacturing background who can be a strong business partner with the Operations, Sales and HR functions at our extensive manufacturing and sales operation located in Grand Prairie, Texas. While the position is part of a matrix organization and reports up through Milgard Finance, the position is also part of the location leadership team that is responsible for driving execution on operational and financial goals. In addition to supporting traditional accounting functions, the Plant Controller is also responsible for budgeting and forecasting as well as financial, operational and sales analysis.


  • Apply business acumen and a bias for data-driven decision making in order to be an effective business partner
  • Works with location management to develop monthly financial forecasts annual operating plans
  • Analyzes locationfinancial, operational and sales results and partners with functional leaders to address performance gaps and drive solutions
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and validates savings achieved during these events
  • Supports Corporate Finance during month end close and supports the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, fixed assets, inventory and operating expenses.
  • Develops and maintains KPI’s to monitor location performance
  • Directs and participates in cost analyses, margin analysis and rate studies
  • Prepares and delivers presentations on locationfinancial performance
  • Ensures thelocation has adequateinternal controls to addressfinancial statementrisk (SOX 404), fraudriskas well as protection of company assets


  • 5 years or more of experience in Finance or Accounting with a clear progression of increased responsibilities
  • Experience in manufacturing strongly desired; Lean or other Continuous Improvement (CI) experiences are highly valued
  • Must be experienced in month-end closing and financial statement reporting
  • Experience with cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting as well as financial and operational analysis
  • Advanced skills in Excel and Business Intelligence (BI) tools are desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accountingrequired
  • Advanced degrees and/or Certifications are a big plus