Finance & Accounting

Controller – Manufacturing – Greater Cleveland

Greater Cleveland (On-site)
Full Time

Our Client, an international manufacturer, is looking for a Controller to join their team in the Greater Cleveland area.


  • Ensure that fiscal reports for plant management are both timely and relevant
  • Aid in interpreting financial data and implementing operating budgets and policies
  • Uphold cost and inventory control systems in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • Provide monthly reports to corporate finance, covering profitability, inventory cost, and variance analysis
  • Offer financial insights to guide operational decision-making processes
  • Act as a collaborative partner to the Production Unit manager
  • Oversee the operations of a manufacturing facility with approximately 80 employees
  • Directly report to the Production Unit Manager
  • Interpret financial and accounting policies to establish operational practices
  • Conduct data analysis to generate financial reports on plant profitability, inventory, and manufacturing cost variances
  • Conduct monthly analyses of plant performance and develop strategies for improvement
  • Maintain control systems to monitor sales, cost of goods sold, manufacturing cost, etc.
  • Review exceptions, general ledger entries, and reconcile production costs
  • Analyze and rectify inventory in transit, discrepancies in purchase prices, and manufacturing expenses
  • Assist in preparing capital appropriation requests and the annual plant financial budget
  • Generate reports on sales, product orders, plant results, and inventory
  • Occasional travel may be necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and at-least 5 years of related experience
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • GAAP knowledge, CPA preferred
  • Strong written, verbal and collaboration skills