Plant Controller

Buckingham Search - Dayton, OH

A Fortune 500 Manufacturing company is seeking a Plant Controller for their location near Dayton, Ohio!

Things to get excited about!

  • Benefits start day one (health, dental & vision)
  • HUGE on career/skill development, ability to move across the business
  • People spend entire careers here, not just a few years
  • They WANT you to be a future leader!

Responsibilities include:

  • Financial modeling to support thoughtful target setting and strategic decision making
  • Develop and manage financial reporting (annual operating plan, and monthly forecast)
  • Analyze the business data including causal variances to targets
  • Pro-actively identify trends, generate insights and develop actionable recommendations for improvement
  • Develop meaningful reporting and presentations for leadership
  • Develop, implement and maintain best practice finance tools and processes
  • Lead a team consisting of accounting, finance, and payroll
  • Manage, prepares, administers, and directs the control of the budget
  • Manage the activities of the financial analyst staff
  • Review and approve recommendations for financial planning and control, providing relevant fiscal information to the executive management team
  • Monitor division and department adherence to the approved budget
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6+ years of finance and budgeting experience
  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • A sound understanding of business principles
  • Plant operations experience
  • Exposure to Unionized operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with data compilation across systems and processes, as well as financial modeling
  • Experience translating financial information into a format that effectively communicates key business issues
  • Operations finance partnering experience
  • Ability to lead the month-end closing process
  • Experience with management reporting, including systems
  • Demonstrate leadership experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including to senior leadership

Posted On: Monday, March 16, 2020

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