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Plant Controller

Company: Unifrax
Location: Marshalltown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job RequirementsWhy work for us? Alkegen brings together two of the worlds leading specialty materials companies to create one new, innovation-driven leader focused on battery technologies, filtration media, and specialty insulation and sealing materials. Through global reach and breakthrough inventions, were delivering products that enable the world to breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before. With over 60 manufacturing facilities with a global workforce of over 9,000 of the industrys most experienced talent, including insulation and filtration experts, Alkegen is uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways. Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with globe-spanning reach. From production operators to engineers, technicians to specialists, sales to leadership, were always looking for top talent ready to bring their best. Come grow with us! Job Requirements: Manages some or all of the functions for general and property accounting, payroll and benefits accounting, accounts receivable and payables accounting, internal auditing, cost accounting and budgetary controls. Serves as an active participant in programs and exercises that promote continuous improvement. Responsibilities: Directs and coordinates the preparation of budgets, financial statements, and all related activity. Ensures the division accounting procedures are in compliance with corporate policies and procedures. Responsible for the accurate reporting and interpretation of monthly and quarterly financial results, inclusive of Sales, COGS, SG&A, Balance Sheet. Ensure timely and accurate closing. Analyse and speak to Budget to Actual swings. Able to reconcile accounts in accordance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Oversees the preparation of statistics for financial statements, including the analysis and reporting of results to provide forecasts and identify problem areas. Interprets operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the business unit. Makes specific recommendations to result in cost reduction and profit improvement. Develops financial data necessary for the preparation and evaluation of business plans and the allocation of funds. Establishes and implements related methods and procedures. Ensures the correct and accurate accounting classification of all expenditures and documents, providing timely, through evaluation of all CARs (capital expenditures). Signing authority on capital and expense purchases Prepares and monitors facility budget. Works interdepartmentally to monitor and manage expenditures to meet fiscal targets Manages, develops, trains, coaches, and evaluates the members of the accounting team. This includes conducting annual performance appraisals for all direct reports. Controller is exposed to a high level of confidential information inclusive of, product development information, target markets, human resource data, payroll information, pricing information, customer specifications, strategic planning information, financial plans and actual results prior to publication, and other data. Coordination of time and attendance system / labor reporting. Daily approval of time and attendance punches including pay codes. Provides advice and counsel to management regarding the organizations major financial objectives and management fiscal policies. Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Seven years minimum managerial experience in accounting and finance.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to utilize a variety of advanced software applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or regulations. Ability to write reports business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
  • Ability to develop and communicate a vision.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Financial understanding of all accounting functional areas.
  • A working knowledge of US Federal income tax regulations, state taxation, and SEC reporting requirements
  • A CPA is desired with 2-3 years experience in public accounting and/or publicly held companies.
  • Previous BPCS/LX Experience a plus.If you are interested in being part of a world class Controller function here at Alkegen then we would love to hear from you.At Alkegen, we strive every day to help people ALL PEOPLE breathe easier, live greener and go further than ever before. We believe that diversity and inclusion is central to this mission and to our impact. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our growth & innovation and we nurture it by actively embracing our differences and using our varied perspectives to solve the complex challenges facing our changing and diverse world.Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, color, gender identity and expression, age, disability, education, opinions, culture, languages spoken, veterans status, or any other protected class.Alkegen is a specialty materials leader serving mission-critical systems that the world is focused on for the future, including: battery technologies, electric vehicles, filtration media, and specialty insulation materials that enable customers to reduce fossil fuel consumption, save energy, and live greener. We help people breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before. Our experience speaks for itself. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer with the global reach and talent to solve your most demanding applications. With 60 manufacturing facilities and 9,000+ highly skilled employees located around the world, we can solve any challenge. Dedicated to sustainability and human health, we are uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.

Keywords: Unifrax, Des Moines , Plant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Marshalltown, Iowa

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