Plant Controller

  • Location
    Swedesboro, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 110000 - $ 130000

Plant Controller

Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with a mid-sized manufacturing organization in the Swedesboro, NJ area on a search for a Plant Controller. As the Plant Controller you will oversee all accounting/finance functions within the plant including inventory, costing, policies/procedures, and overseeing the annual budgeting process.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, 5+ years of manufacturing industry experience, and strong SAP/Excel software skills.


  • Manage cost accounting department including developing policies, procedures and controls to ensure the integrity of the financial results including the planning, budgeting and reporting of operations.
  • Supervise cost accounting, including financial planning and analysis, cost and grower accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. This individual will be responsible to ensure that all policies, controls, and process improvement activities are successfully completed to support operational requirements.
  • Partner with operations, to ensure accurate and effective inventory control and cost accounting processes, systems and procedures.
  • Have an operations focus, tailoring financial reporting to support decision making.
  • Provide weekly accurate job cost reports and compare to budgeted amounts analyzing and reporting any variances.
  • Provide analytical and well documented reports for management team on weekly/monthly and end of season basis.
  • Participate in the development of and support the company’s strategic plans.
  • Present job cost information in “dashboard” format to Owners and Managers.
  • Maintain cost accounting staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years in the manufacturing industry, preferably as a Plant Controller
  • MBA or CPA a plus
  • Strong understanding of SAP and Excel

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