Division Controller

Easley, South Carolina
Apr 23, 2024
Apr 26, 2024
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Full Time
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Salary: $110,000 - $140,000 per year

A bit about us:

Since 1980, our client has been delivering tailored chemical solutions and individualized support. With three facilities and a workforce exceeding 300, we're equipped to fulfill our customers' production requirements without compromising on personalized attention. Our size enables us to handle tasks efficiently, while our commitment to caring remains unwavering, regardless of our expansion and the introduction of new services.

Why join us?

Our client offer an excellent benefit package, including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Company Paid Short-Term Disability and AD&D
On-Site Nurse
Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan
401k with match
And much more

Job Details

Job Summary:
Join our team as a Division Controller specializing in cost accounting, where you'll hold a pivotal role in managing the financial operations of our plant(s). Your primary focus will be overseeing cost accounting processes to ensure accurate tracking, analysis, and reporting of manufacturing-related expenses. Working collaboratively across departments and divisions, you'll strive to optimize cost efficiency, facilitate decision-making, and enhance profitability. This position demands sharp analytical skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
Cost Accounting Management:
  • Establish and maintain cost accounting systems, procedures, and controls tailored to batch processing environments for precise tracking of manufacturing costs.
  • Conduct thorough analysis of cost variances, investigate discrepancies, and implement corrective measures as needed.
  • Ensure adherence to accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Contribute to the development of annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor budget performance, pinpoint areas for improvement, and offer recommendations.
  • Collaborate with department heads to align budgeting initiatives with strategic objectives.

Financial Analysis:
  • Produce and present regular financial reports and analyses related to Division costs, including variance analysis, cost trends, and opportunities for cost savings.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses to support decision-making and enhance operational efficiency.

Inventory Management:
  • Supervise inventory accounting procedures to ensure accurate valuation and reporting of inventory levels.
  • Implement inventory control measures to minimize waste, optimize turnover, and reduce carrying costs.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:
  • Work closely with production, procurement, and engineering teams to analyze product costs, identify cost drivers, and implement cost reduction strategies.
  • Partner with management to evaluate capital investment decisions and their impact on manufacturing costs.

Process Improvement:
  • Continuously assess and enhance cost accounting processes and procedures to improve efficiency, accuracy, and relevance.
  • Lead or participate in cross-functional projects aimed at advancing cost management practices and fostering operational excellence.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in cost accounting within a manufacturing setting, with a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and cost structures.
  • Proficiency in cost accounting principles, techniques, and methodologies.
  • Advanced analytical skills with the ability to derive meaningful insights from financial data.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective interaction with stakeholders at all organizational levels.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities efficiently.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems, with experience in SAP, Oracle, or D365 considered a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel for financial analysis and modeling.
  • Authorization to work in the US without requiring company sponsorship.

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