Plant Controller

209605 | Contract

This accomplished Plant Controller is a proven consultant with extensive knowledge in ERP Systems. Recent experience includes acting as a hands-on Accounting Manager overseeing month-end close management, inventory management, capital and SG&A spending, cost reporting for scrap and obsolescence analyses. Systems experience includes SAP (Expert level) SAP BPC, Gembase, SAGE – Mas90/100, QuickBooks, AS400, Oracle, JD Edwards & Peachtree and advanced Excel skills (VBA Macro creation).

Additional qualifications include:

  • Performed cost accounting and provided Interim Controller leadership with an existing Controller to assist a client during a large project; manually tagged fixed assets and logged the general ledger system appropriately
  • Provided full-cycle, month-end close support, prepared and approved journals, reconciled accounts and assisted with costing standards
  • Completed monthly consolidations of 10 entities including full download of all accounts for profit and loss statements as well as balance sheet review
  • Improved the consolidations process through re-mapping of the chart of accounts for ease of flow and identification for inter-company transactions
  • Managed the full payroll for 100+ personnel which included hourly and salaried employees as well as the union and non-union payrolls (2 separate unions and contracts)
  • Managed the payroll accruals including payroll tax, benefits calculations, deduction analysis and annual union payroll analysis
  • Led an SAP team in setting up the configuration of system startups for companies preparing to use in FICO (Finance and Controlling), SD (Sales and Distribution), MM (Material Master), PP (Production Procurement), FA (Fixed Assets) and provided all documentation for training
  • Managed the month-end close using SAGE (MAS 90/100); became a Super User of MAS 90/100 Software within 2+ years of use in all aspects of financial statement preparation, system integration and report structure establishment
  • Provided both preparation and oversight to the month-end close including journal entry preparation and approval, balance sheet account reconciliation review and preparation, debt covenant reporting, inventory management and financial reporting to executive teams
  • Provided cost accounting and inventory controls to aggregate products identifying accuracy in inventory value or variance review
Skills: Account Reconciliations, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, ACH, ADP, AS400, Audits, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Objects, Citrix, Cognos, Concur, Cost Accounting - Standard, Cost Analysis, Credit, Crystal Reports, ERP Software Implementation, Financial Analysis, GAAP, General Ledger, Income Statement, Inventory, J.D. Edwards, Kronos, Microsoft Dynamics – GP, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Month End Close, Payroll Processing, PeachTree, Purchasing, Revenue, Sage, SAP, Siebel, Treasury
Skills: Account Reconciliations, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, ACH, ADP, AS400, Audits, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting & Forecasting, Business Objects, Citrix, Cognos, Concur, Cost Accounting - Standard, Cost Analysis, Credit, Crystal Reports, ERP Software Implementation, Financial Analysis, GAAP, General Ledger, Income Statement, Inventory, J.D. Edwards, Kronos, Microsoft Dynamics – GP, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Month End Close, Payroll Processing, PeachTree, Purchasing, Revenue, Sage, SAP, Siebel, Treasury