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Plant Controller in Columbia, TN at Adient Inc.

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

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Job Description

Responsible for maintaining policies and procedures applicable to the financial operations of the plant in the areas of Data Processing, Cost Standards, expense budgets, profit planning, forecasting and capital appropriations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
§  Support safety programs for the plant (i.e. capital for ergonomic improvements, etc)
§  Coordinates the activities of the plant in the areas of accounting costs and budgets through the review of the operations and the criteria used for developing cost standards and expense budgets to establish an acceptable base for measuring product cost, expense control and plant performance.
§  Responsible for the setting up and supervision of the reporting system, so that an accurate profit and loss statement can be submitted for each month’s business by the established deadlines.
§  Revises performance records, anticipates sales and cost to develop business forecasts and the annual profit plan for planning purposes.
§  Facilitates the monthly closing by reviewing accounting data and computer runs for accuracy in order that the closing can be performed on a timely basis.
§  Coordinates the taking of quarterly and year-end physical inventory to assure accurate ending inventories balance.
§  Prepares appropriation requests and the justification of it for capital expenditures to ensure that the funds are being requested in accordance with corporate guidelines.
§  Responsible for ensuring that all-governmental reports are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
§  Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of all balance sheet accounts by ensuring that account reconciliations are completed monthly/quarterly as required by company policy and SOX.
§  Coordinates all activities, as directed by Operations Controller, related to year-end audit requirements regarding timing and completion as they pertain to the plant.
§  Coordinates and resolves accounting department problems and disputes regarding systems, procedures or cost centers.
§  Acts as a key contributor in the plant’s Continuous Improvement process, including identification/quantification of projects and review/verification/reporting of related cost savings.
§  Recommends or approves all promotions, demotions and transfers within the accounting department. 

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with major in accounting or equivalent.
Six to eight years accounting experience and financial experience with emphasis in cost accounting and budgets.
Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints and procedure manuals.  Candidate has the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Candidate has the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability:
Candidate has the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software programs.  Candidate has the ability to create visual aids for communication purposes.
Duties also include assisting in the day-to-day management of the Environmental Management System.  Following all environmental work instruction and / or cleaning up spills or other duties required of the Environmental 1st Response Team.
The job description outlined above is not intended to be a detailed list of job functions or responsibilities.  It outlines the essential functions of the job.  An individual may be required to perform other duties form time to time.  The company reserves the right to amend, change or delete the contents of this description


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