Plant Controller

143341 | Contract

This hands-on Plant Controller has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting function. Expertise includes managing inventory concepts, labor analysis, production variances, month-end close, improving controls, audit, strategic planning, cash management, M&A, Financial Reporting, Continuous Improvement, US GAAP, Inventory Management, Internal Controls, Job Costing, Financial Operations, Tax Compliance, Plant Management, AP, AR, Budgets, Forecasting, and implementation/conversions. Systems experience includes QuickBooks, Flexiglass, IQMS, Crystal Reports, Micello 360 and Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Converted a company from an average cost to a standard cost system, resolving numerous inventory valuation issues, and implemented a direct labor utilization report resulting in a substantial improvement in the company’s gross profit
  • Reduced the physical inventory time from 3 days to 1; then eliminated year-end physicals with cycle counts
  • Implemented a balanced scorecard of the company’s metrics
  • Created benchmarks/KPIs for measuring the financial and operating performance of the company
  • Participated in the strategic planning for product line sales and profitability
  • Assisted with the preparation of the SEC S1 filing
  • Developed and implemented a direct labor utilization report resulting in a 5% margin improvement
  • Managed as many as six locations, two which were in Canada and 20 direct reports