Plant Controller Des Moines, IA Professional

Location: DES MOINES, IA
Manufacturing Industry – Global Company
You will be responsible for the organization, direction, and controls of all aspects of the plant and/or divisional accounting and financial functions which includes timely and accurate reporting to the company in full compliance with US GAAP and company policies.  
You’re expected to lead analysis of financial information to support effective business decisions, develops and interprets financial information, supports a single location and may have direct reports, and supporting the Business Unit by providing training on systems and financial processes ensuring that a high standard of controllership is maintained across all plants.
Also, focuses on interpreting results and making recommendations to the Plant, Sales, and Business Unit Leadership Team, along with an emphasis on change leadership.

Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance – MBA preferred
Minimum of 10 years’ experience – At least 5 years of managerial experience
SAP experience


Supervise, review and interpret month/quarter/year-end financial reports as well as month-end close processes to support the plant and corporate
Support the annual budget, month and quarterly forecasts, and financial comparisons and explanations of actual results versus the financial estimates
Prepare and analyze material usage, cost statements, profit and loss statements, manufacturing statistics, labor analysis, and sales analysis
Balance sheet analysis for key accounts, including inventory and preparation or approval for account reconciliations
Analyze and interpret operating and financial results to identify trends and activities driving those results and make recommendations on potential changes, both operation and financial in nature, to improve performance
Provide a business partnering service to the BU by improving financial processes and support the implementation of best practice across all the sites
Provide the necessary financial reporting to the Business Unit and Group as and when required
Anchor person for the reporting work of the plant and plays a key role in identifying performance issues in support of the management process
Support in integrating new company acquisitions into the BU
Systems expert for HFM, SAP, and PRMS (ERP) ensuring month end rollover is completed and accurate and all necessary central adjustments are made in each of the financial systems
Actively participate and/or lead WCOM Teams. Validate cost take out and factory model data
Ensure compliance with internal controls, accounting policies, and SOX
Oversight of financial processes to ensure conformance with US GAAP and company policies
Ability to influence plant leadership and drive performance
Lead SAP Implementations (if applicable)
Act as a safety leader and put safety first in all responsibilities, promoting an environment where each employee makes safety their first priority
Execute human capital processes including goal setting, performance reviews, human capital planning, and career development for all direct report
Demonstrate and foster company Values

To apply for this position, please email your resume to
-Sedona Staffing Services is an equal opportunity employer.
Need help getting started?

(563) 584-2336

Quick Apply

(Upload your resume in Word/.doc or PDF format - optional)

Select File Change Remove

By submitting this form, you agree to CareerPros’ Terms of Service, and consent to your information being used by CareerPros to seek/secure employment on your behalf in accordance to CareerPros’ Privacy Policy.