Manufacturing, Finance & Accounting

Plant Controller

Middlefield, OH (Hybrid)
Full Time

The Plant controller is responsible for leading and supervising all plant accounting related tasks. Develop partnership with Manufacturing Leadership team to support plant objectives and initiatives. Significant involvement in development and maintenance of standard costing process and systems with ongoing review of product cost/profitability. Committed to working in a team-oriented environment with a service attitude, providing financial information to operational areas, and actively participating in numerous ad-hoc projects.

This role is structured to be an on-site work location or operate on a hybrid schedule (3 days in office & 2 days WFH!)


  • Direct financial and cost accounting support for entire facility
  • Serve as liaison for Division finance functions/needs and administer finance policies
  • Generation and review of daily, weekly, and monthly plant metrics, including labor, overhead, scrap and throughput variance analysis
  • Month-end close responsibilities in the areas of labor entries and accruals, inventory reconciliations, material COS, overhead analysis, and transfer pricing. Ensure all accounting conforms with GAAP, company policy and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation
  • Actively seek to improve systems which support financial closing, analyses, and needs of other departments
  • Provide support and guidance on development of plant product costs, annual operating plan, and periodic forecasts
  • Review and tracking of plant productivity projects coordinating with plant personnel on optimizing results
  • Inventory control in the WIP areas and providing support for physical inventories and perpetual transactions
  • Support development of plant capital budgets and development of individual capital authorization requests (coordinating with plant management)
  • Support building operations on inventory accuracy
  • Ad-hoc projects and analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 or more years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience in a cost accounting position
  • Ability to build a strong team – and contribute to the growth and development and others
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Access, and standard cost / inventory systems


  • Prior Plant accounting experience
  • Familiarity with Oracle