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Plant Controller

Kforce Finance and Accounting Robinson Full-Time
$90,000.00 - $110,000.00 / year
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Kforce has a client in search of a Plant Controller in Robinson, Illinois (IL). This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and is responsible for all financial reporting, internal controls, and cost accounting. Key Challenges and Demands:
  • Learning all the variety of systems (i.e., MS8, SAP, HFM, MANMAN, MRO (Turtle & Hughes))
  • Providing/supporting focus and prioritization for the operations
  • Understanding of shop floor
  • Time-management
Key Deliverables/Outputs/Activities:
  • Provide financial and analytical support and serve as a key business partner and advisor to the Plant Manager and Plant Staff
  • Assist in strategy development in the operation to ensure financial integrity
  • Organize financial vision and strategies that are in alignment with the overall strategic direction of the corporation and in compliance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Measure key financial and operational metrics, while monitoring the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Responsible for all internal financial reporting, tax packages, internal controls, and cost accounting
  • Prepare all financial reports, trial balance forecasts, profit and expense statements, and other reports supporting cost control
  • Lead annual budget process at plant
  • Provide financial leadership for the plant team
  • Push continuous improvement and best practices deployment throughout the operation
  • Maintain adequate risk management-based internal controls
  • Prepare, understand, and present financial results in comparison to the annual business plan and periodic forecasting scenarios
  • Provide business analysis on trends, issues, and developments that could impact the operation
  • Initiate and implement timely corrective action with plant leadership to capitalize on opportunities for improvement


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, Accounting or Finance preferred; Graduate degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in senior level accounting or finance role
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with high degree of accuracy
  • Financial reporting regulation knowledge, including U.S. GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills and proven aptitude for numbers
  • Financial reporting system knowledge
  • Proven problem-solving skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to influence, escalate issues and ideas, and persuade cross-functional executives and managers and positively manage conflict
  • Strong analytical and reasoning capabilities to anticipate and identify operational opportunities, risks and problems, analyze variances from plan, and develop timely action plans to achieve operating goals
  • Strategic thinking - innovative and global
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated people management abilities and ability to work in a team environment
  • Business Acumen
  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good computer skills
  • English proficiency required
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Skills required

Internal Controls
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis


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