Interim Plant Controller

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Hinsdale, Illinois
Job ID: 135012
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Are you looking to take the next step in your accounting career into a supervisory position?  Well, look no further and consider joining a growing steel manufacturing company that LaSalle Network has partnered with looking for an Interim Plant Controller. This Interim Plant Controller will have experience in the manufacturing industry. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-starter capable of being the strategic business partner to the leadership, operations, and sales teams. This is an onsite position just west of Chicago.

Plant Controller Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries in order to provide an accurate representation of financial performance; participate in month-end and year-end accounting close processes
  • Prepare various components of the monthly financial statement package, such as the balance sheet, income statement, cash flow; include comparison to plan/budget and prior period actuals where requested
  • Oversee inventory management procedures such as cycle counting, monthly physical counts and weekly raw material utilization report
  • Identify and evaluate pricing, margin and purchasing opportunities and assist in developing and executing sales strategies
  • Update bill-of-material and labor routings as needed; include yearly standard updates tied to the plan/budget
  • Work with Cost Accounting to develop various analytics along the lines of business segment, center, channel profitability or other aspects deemed insightful
  • Assist in maintaining fixed asset records and analyzing capital requests
  • Assist in the creation and vetting of the annual plan/budget process, working with cost

Plant Controller Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related area, master’s and CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in finance, accounting and manufacturing
  • 5+ years of experience managing and developing direct reports
  • High computer proficiency; specifically, with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, worksheet functionality and use of graphs and charts and SAP preferred
  • General Ledger Accounting experience and exposure to manufacturing financial analysis or a standard cost accounting environment
  • Strong business acumen with continuous improvement mindset
  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills needed to verify the integrity of data being used

If you are interested and qualify for the Plant Controller opportunity, please apply today!

Thank you,

Andrea Cipolla
Recruiting Lead – Management Resources
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.