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Plant Controller - Salt Lake City

Company: Danone North America
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

About the jobPlant Controller - Salt Lake CityAt Horizon Organic, we're growing a culture of passionate people driven to do good for the horizon we all share. We're building the tomorrow we want to see. Every single day.
Joining our team means being part of a dynamic environment where your skills are valued, and your contributions make a real difference. We offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Embark on a rewarding journey with us in shaping the future of organic dairy!
Two generations of families-and counting-have grown up on Horizon Organic milk. From the start, as the leading organic milk producer in the U.S., Horizon has been committed to delivering innovative, nourishing dairy that growing families can rely on. In 2023, Horizon Organic became a brand of Platinum Equity . Today, Horizon works with more than 500 farmers across the U.S. to bring high-quality, certified organic milk to consumers. For more information on Horizon's full portfolio of organic dairy products, visit We are currently looking to hire a Plant Controller!This is 100% onsite position, located at the Salt Lake City location. In this role, you will be responsible for: Own weekly key performance indicators and ensure their accuracy, understand and communicate impact of these measures to the business. Track operations productivity projects, execution, and financial impact. Perform/lead plant cost accounting functions with emphasis on month end close & forecast, material loss and labor variance analysis, spare parts, fixed assets and report preparation for use by Corporate HQ and local plant management Assists plant management and HQ in the preparation, review and analysis of plant level budgets and forecasts. Responsible for generation of plant level standard cost master data. Ability to find gaps in financial controls & analysis and develop effective processes, which close the respective shortfalls. Responsible for the liaison and administration of plant internal controls in conjunction with Plant management including cycle and physical counts of raw material, fixed asset accuracy, spare parts, etc. Lead external auditors regarding matters of plant operations and support local tax audits. Review and approve monthly reconciliations for submission to corporate consolidation. Ability to multi task and effectively prioritize in a Continuous Improvement manufacturing environment. Proficiency in extracting data from SAP downloading in Excel for a clear analytical review Effectively communicate with several plant departments (e.g., packaging, processing, maintenance, etc.) Manage purchase order process for locally procured goods & services Manage and assist with special projects Lead annual strategic business plan & rolling forecast for expenses based on forecasted volume Perform all other assigned tasks/duties The base compensation range for this position is $125,000 - $150,000/year, commensurate with experience. About youAbout You: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field preferred 5+ years of cost accounting experience 2+ years of leadership/managerial experience in a manufacturing environment Strong Computer skills including proficiency in MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
ERP Systems experience (SAP preferred) Solid interpersonal, analytical and technical skills The ability to communicate complex accounting information verbally and in writing. Strong attention to detail, possess the ability to multi-task, prioritize, adapt and be flexible. Is resilient, determined and proactively anticipates business needs About us #LI-DNI

Keywords: Danone North America, Salt Lake City , Plant Controller - Salt Lake City, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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