at Penn A Kem LLC in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Pennakem has a heritage of 75 years with a unique company culture of a family atmosphere and high level of engagement. We are more than just a job and seek career-minded individuals who want to grow. Our base chemical derives from renewable resources and is environmentally friendly. We offer challenging and interesting work along with competitive salaries and benefits.

We are currently seeking a Business Financial Controller to join our team of talented employees! Role Description This position is primarily responsible for managing the month-end closing and financial reporting and analysis process for an international Memphis-based fine chemical manufacturer. Principal Accountabilities:

+ Manage monthly and quarterly close processes related to US Plants

+ Implement updated or new accounting processes as required.

+ Maintain the standard cost system in coordination with operations to verify the accuracy and integrity of the bills of materials, manufacturing routings, and purchasing information records.

+ Accountable for the recording and reporting of purchase price variances and manufacturing variances.

+ Responsible for reporting Unit cost for manufactured productions/other variance analysis.

+ Responsible for all requirements related to external financial audit and other third party compliance requirements (e.g. FDA / Quality procedures)

+ Specifically, accountable for coordinating with operations to ensure appropriate rigor in the physical inventory verification process, and the coordination with external auditors regarding the results of the control process.

+ Acting as a liaison with the Operations Function, improve and evolve the weekly / monthly operations reporting to ensure appropriate information is reported on a timely basis.

+ Design and maintain internal controls to safeguard company’s assets

+ Attract, develop and retain talent. Ensure focus and alignment with functional and company goals. Provide employees with continuous feedback and coaching using talent-and-performance management tools.

+ Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements: Experience and Education

+ Bachelor Degree in Accounting.

+ 5-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

+ Chemical industry experience a plus

+ International experience is a plus

+ The incumbent must be detail oriented, take ownership of their work and have experience working across all disciplines within an organization

+ Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products with outstanding Excel skills

Interpersonal Skills

+ Self-motivated and performance oriented.

+ Ability to complete complex tasks independently, reporting to manager daily and redirecting tasks as necessary.

+ Effective written and oral communications.

Relocation possible, local candidates preferred. Benefits

+ Medical & Vision Insurance

+ Dental Insurance

+ Paid Holidays


+ Dependent Life

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Annual Physical – Company paid

+ Safety Glasses allowance – $250/year

+ Safety Shoes allowance – $150/year

+ Defined Contribution Plan

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Job Posting: JC261623086

Posted On: Jun 22, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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