Plant Controller - Upfield

Plant Controller

Are you looking to make an impact where it matters to our business and the world?

Location: Hybrid - Remote and OnSite at our New Century, KS Plant

What's the position all about? 

This position manages a production cost budget of over €50m. The role will partner with the Supply Leader and management team at the site as well as the Head of SC, North America. This role is instrumental in the delivery of Manufacturing/Operation savings, and as such, is a key element in the Upfield SC strategy. This role reports to the Head of SC Finance, North America and will have 2 direct reports along with many indirect cross-functional and shared-service reports. You will be the controller of all local accounting processes, ensuring compliance with corporate policies: monthly journal entries, spend analysis, fixed assets, payroll, accounts payable, cashflow management, audit reviews, and risk management, deliver excellent performance management of factory costs, utilizing detailed analysis and strategic cost studies, own the Value Creation savings agenda through tight management of projects and ‘out of the box’ thinking, deliver sound financial analysis for site Capex projects and ensure business cases justify investment – improve Return on Assets, and build close relationships with cross-functional and shared-service teams in the areas of production controlling, payroll, accounts payable, and period-end closing.

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

You will need to have 6+ years in Accounting and/or Finance within the Factory/Manufacturing environment. If you have managerial experience, a strong track record in building credibility and influencing stakeholders in a cross-fucntional role, and an SAP guru, you will crush this one!

What’s next?

If this position sounds interesting please hit the apply button now!

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

We would like to receive your application before December 1st, the first stage of the process will be a Video interview with the Talent Acquisition Manager for North America, Alexander Morse. 

Upfield is an employer who is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and equal opportunities for all. We recruit based only on values, qualifications, performance, skills, behaviours, experience and knowledge. We ensure job adverts are free from unintentional bias.

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