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Plant Finance Manager/Plant Controller (Hybrid Remote)

Company: Sargento Foods, Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Req ID: 1361 Plymouth Corporate 1ST, Your Story. You are responsible for all financial planning, analysis and reporting functions of the plant. Work as a key business partner with plant management team helping to improve efficiencies, increase cost savings and achieve plant---s performance targets. You act as a liaison between operations and business units to proactively contribute to the company---s significant growth objectives while improving total cost of operations, not merely reporting out. Your Passion. Our Culture. At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you. Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality. If you---re ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here. What You Do. Direct the financial control and accounting activities of the plant to assure accurate and timely preparation, recording, transmissions, analysis and communication of data necessary to control operations. Help develop, monitor and report on various KPIs and performance measures relevant to the plant, identifying areas for improvement. Manage month end closing process for the plant, ensuring accuracy of transactions. Lead variance analysis including direct labor, overhead spend, material consumption, fixed volume leverage, production performance. Prepare financial and operating reports for plant personnel, management and corporate finance team. Analyze performance against forecast and budgets. Lead the development of annual budget and forecasts with strong plant operations engagement on the production floor. Analyze plant operating costs in detail and recommend action to increase profitability and enhance long-term return on investment. Assist in developing key assumptions for BOMs and routings for new items, as well as evaluation of current items on a regular basis. Assist in preparation of CAR financial justifications for plant capital projects, with strong collaboration between engineering and plant management team. Manage Capital Planning budget and reporting process. Review capital project spending, timing and cost impact against project plan, forecasts and budget to understand and report variances. Work with project manager to assure timely capitalization of equipment placed in use. Perform CAR post audits to verify savings. Perform analysis of inventory levels, including the calculation and recording of appropriate reserves. Provide decision support on short, medium and long term strategies / issues through the use of data, sensitivity analysis, and business understanding. Ensure internal controls are in place and accurate. Assist with audit requests. Complete other tasks and Ad Hoc analysis as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This role has one direct report. Your Education and Experience. B.S. in Accounting or Finance required, CPA and/or MBA preferred but not required Minimum of five (5) years of increasing responsibility in manufacturing environment, with strong understanding of standard cost and variance reporting. Knowledgeable in the areas of GAAP, cost accounting, fixed assets, and operation performance analysis. Benefits that set us apart. Comprehensive medical including Fertility, Adoption benefits, Dental, and Vision Insurance Flexible Work Week Hybrid work schedule --- Onsite Tuesday --- Thursday with the option to work remotely Monday and Friday Compressed work week --- Option of -- day Friday Onsite Health & Wellness Center: includes a nurse practitioner, licensed physical therapist, dietitian, personal trainer, and health coach, care coordinator and work-life mentor Extraordinary Employer 401K contribution which includes Profit Sharing Plan Relocation Assistance Tuition Reimbursement Access to Employee Store Our Story. With over 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.5 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 65 years. We created the world---s first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses. Sargento is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces. Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry. To learn more about our culture and values, please visit our website at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Sargento Foods, Inc., Green Bay , Plant Finance Manager/Plant Controller (Hybrid Remote), Professions , Plymouth, Wisconsin

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