Plant Controller

at Robert Half in Hernando, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Description We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Controller in our plant located in Hernando, Mississippi. The Controller will play a critical role in the financial management of our operations, including the preparation and maintenance of financial and accounting records in line with generally accepted accounting principles. This role will also involve managing and monitoring accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as equity owner, loan, and contract requirements.


- Collaborate with CFO to establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, project monitoring, and reporting standards on a regular basis.

- Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring they conform to appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.

- Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize the protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflows.

- Manage the annual budget process and quarterly forecast, identifying and explaining variances to all periods.

- Establish quantitative performance measures grounded in sound financial management techniques and provide operating management with immediate and accurate information proactively.

- Compare performance with operating plans and standards; provide reports and interpret the results of operations to all levels of management.

- Formulate accounting policies, prepare financial statements and operating data, coordinate systems and procedures, and provide special reports as required.

- Support the development and maintenance of cost models to assess and track cost reduction opportunities.

- Utilize accounting software systems to perform accounting functions, manage accounts payable and receivable, and execute budget processes.

- Apply knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting to perform job duties effectively. Requirements – Must have at least 7 years of experience in a similar role or related field

- Proficiency in Accounting Software Systems is necessary

- Solid understanding of Accounting Functions is required

- Experience with Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) is a must

- Familiarity with Budget Processes is essential

- Experience in Manufacturing Cost Accounting is necessary

- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field is preferred

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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Job Posting: JC260702987

Posted On: Jun 02, 2024

Updated On: Jul 24, 2024

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